I can’t believe it’s already October! Here are five random pictures from my week:
I’ve been digging through my school tubs in the garage and came across Leaf Man. This was the perfect inspiration for a little fall fun. We started with a nature walk where she collected leaves and branches from the ground. Next, she chose some of her favorite leaves and she did some crayon rubbings. Finally, she got to create her own leaf creature. She was so proud of her work and only checked on it 27,346 times to see if the glue was dry yet.
My daughter declared back in August that she wanted to dress up as a monster for Halloween this year. We both imagined cute, friendly monsters like in the movie, Monsters, Inc. Wouldn’t you? Apparently, Monsters, Inc. was SO last season (or maybe five years ago, not sure).
Being the good sister she is (and with a friendly little nudge), she decided her brother could dress up as Mickey and she could be Minnie. Their costumes have arrived and she is thrilled. My son is not happy that I put the costumes just out of reach…can you see those little hands? I’m hoping I can get him in the costume AND get him to do the Hot Dog dance. Too much to ask for? We’ll see 🙂
I started reading Don’t Say a Word by Barbara Freethy after it popped up as a recommended read in an e-mail from either Amazon’s daily deals or Book Bub. There’s a movie with the same title, but they are two different stories. I got goosebumps after reading the prologue and it was definitely a page-turner. If you have the chance, you should check it out (pun intended)!
I managed to get a couple of completed projects uploaded to TpT. I already shared on my FB page about my addition and subtraction mazes. Here’s the other product I finished:
Look at this great book sharing idea for Valentine's Day! It's called Blind Date with a Book. Students can wrap up a good book and write a description on the outside. Then others can choose a new book based on the description!A BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK! 😍 Wrap the books and write a description on each of them- have the kiddos read the descriptions and pick a book for a blind reading date! How memorable! What an amazing idea for #valentinesday! Thank you for sharing Jessica! I see so many teachers trying this out! @thegreenelementaryteacher LOVE! #books #reading #library #blinddate ... See MoreSee Less
Now I wish I worked in a school with a staircase. I love this idea!I have all of the heart eyes for this beautiful staircase by @newacademycanogapark!!! These are some of the books they’ve read during their schoolwide book time! This is such an awesome way to encourage reading! ... See MoreSee Less