Summer Fun!

August 4, 2013 1 min read

Hope you’ve had a great summer. I am gearing up to start Aug. 14. We have enjoyed some much needed relaxation on the beautiful Central Coast of California.  Here are some fun photos I took, including baby sea otters!!!  I hope you are enjoying your summer!!

Angry Birds and Piggies Craft project

May 24, 2013 1 min read

We are still on the Angry Bird roll in my class… all thanks to Mrs. B, one of the speech tutors!!!  You can see our growing flock in the photo! Today we were planning to make the little bird, but then Mrs. B popped into my room with another surprise!…

Blooms and Birds

May 14, 2013 1 min read

Today’s post isn’t about teaching, just some fun photos of our garden in bloom. We have also been enjoying the birds out our kitchen window! First photo is before the roses bloomed, the second photos is during the first bloom (same lamp is shown, but from different angle). Above is…

FREEBIE for Filling in Those Test Bubbles!!

April 18, 2013 1 min read

Hi there!!  Is everyone ready for standardized testing?  Our school will be testing for the next two weeks. However, I got a week-long head start since I have to give the normal test with accommodations plus two modified versions to my kiddos with special needs. I have a FREEBIE posted…

Easy Butterfly Art for Parent Conferences

April 7, 2013 2 min read

I love how the butterflies add color and seem ready to flutter right off the wall!  This project comes straight from my own kindergarten experience and is pretty simple to do. All you need is 3-4 pre-cut butterfly templates, colored large construction paper, tempura paints and brushes, and pipe cleaners….