Well, I certainly know it is back to school time because I have started my nightly toss and turn routine. I just can't seem to turn my brain off. Even the notepad by the nightstand idea isn't cutting it because as soon as I write down one thought another one takes its place. Oh man, please tell me I'm not alone in this?! I am excited to be linking up with Doodle Bug's Teaching for her weekly Five for Friday. It's the last one before school starts....EEKKK!! :)
This year I decided to stick with the Superhero theme for my classroom. It was a big hit last year with my kiddos, so I hope this new group loves it too.
This year I created my alphabet and number posters to hang up in my room. They are part of my SuperKids Themed Classroom Pack. It's one thing to create a product on the computer, but when you see it come to life, it's a whole new level. It makes my heart happy! I love this TpT adventure!
With the help of my wonderful Husband and Dad I was able to make the crate chairs I have been eyeing on Pinterest. Once I purchased all the supplies it was relatively easy to assemble. I'm so thankful for their help. I am excited to have these in my classroom. I think they will be special seats for my kids to sit and read or work on activities. I started with 3, but if it goes well I might ask for their help again to make a few more.
Speaking of the Hubby helping. I have such a wonderful and supportive Husband. He not only helps me assemble furniture, but after a long days work he also lends a hand and cuts out some laminating for me. Love him!
Have a mentioned that I
love, am obsessed with my laminator?! It was the best $20 I spent. I've turned into a laminating queen. It's going to be handy to have this throughout the year when I want to make new literacy and math centers. Plus, I love how hard the plastic is. I think it makes the pieces really durable. I swear I am not getting a cut from promoting these bad boys. ;)
So I took the plunge and attempted another Periscope broadcast. Holy hot mess!! Kudos to all those amazing ladies out there like Ashley Schroeder, Angie, Meg from A New Box of Crayons, and Sheila Jane Teaching because those ladies make it look so effortless. I watch their broadcasts and I'm amazed at how well spoken they are as well as entertaining. I just love their Periscopes. I'm pretty much the complete opposite. I fumble over my words, I'm monotone, and I can't quite figure out how to flip the camera and not have the awkward side angle shot of the wall! I might just stick to viewing Periscope! ;)
HIP, HIP, HOORAY!! I'm done with Grad School. I took my last four classes this summer, and although I thought I was out of my mind at the time I am so glad to be, DONE, DONE, DONE! I will definitely miss going to school, (I love to learn), and knowing me I will probably still take a class here or there, but it is such an amazing feeling to not have to take any more classes if I don't want to.
Well, that wraps up my week. I hope everyone has had a great week as well as you plan, prepare, and start your school year. Thanks for stopping by!