I can't think of a better way to start the school year by winning a TPT gift card!!! Firstie Friends has FIVE $25.00 cards this week. Come on and get going so you can get your TpT shopping going!
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Sunday, July 26, 2015
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OK, this may or may not surprise most people, but I don't have cable. I was honest and said NO, that I wasn't watching TV. I am officially a "cord cutter" and watch only what I want to watch on Netflix and Hulu! How about you?
Saturday, July 18, 2015
My summer is just about to be over in a little over a week. I have seen pictures of people already preparing their classrooms. UGH! I have a ton of boxes sitting in my house ready to go into the truck to head over to my classroom.
Last year I think my kiddos were eating glue sticks. They all brought in their own personal glue sticks and by April we were OUT! I knew glue sticks were going to cost me so I came up with another plan. One that I could use from year to year and consider it an investment. I bought these bottles and filled them with glue. I found them on Amazon and if you click the image below it will take you to the ones I bought.
These cuties are 2 ounce bottles and they come in a pack of 12. I only bought one package and it was enough to make it to the end of the year. This year I am going to have them out as an option for anyone that wants to use them instead of glue sticks.
I added the liquid white glue to my "wish list" for my classroom, so hopefully I won't have to buy too much of it on my own. I also had a shoebox tub that I used to store the bottles in so it all worked out. Try them out and see what you think!
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Enjoy the rest of your summer!
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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OK, I haven't watched children's television in a LONG time. I am out visiting grandbaby #3 in California and loving every minute of it. Tomorrow I have to leave my sweet baby and head back home and I am so sad!
I have been taking care of her during the day and every morning we watch Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, which is basically Mr. Rogers animated. So that is why I am listening to it with her because she loves the characters, colors, and music.
I am LOVING that I got to spend two weeks with my sweet baby and had such a wonderful bonding experience with her.
I am THINKING about how I have to leave tomorrow and fly back to GA and get back into the real world again. I know most of you are just starting your summer but in about three weeks I have to be back in my room getting it ready before teacher work week. UGH!
I am WANTING to be able to spend more time with Anna, but I need to go back home...
I did not turn my "teacher brain" off this summer so I have been busy!!!
ENJOY your summer no matter what is left of it!