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:
Just finished up a book companion for Amazing Animal Journeys, a Level 3 National Geographic Kids text. This book follows the migration of zebras, red crabs, and walruses. If you already own the bundle, be sure to grab this latest addition.
I love this book recommendation table from Learning on Leighton Lane! ❤️❤️❤️I love this book recommendation table by @learningonleightonlane!!! She painted a thrift store find with chalkboard paint and used chalk markers to do the writing. ♥️ Her class “librarians” choose books for the table and kids may take and read any book they find there! Such a perfect way to celebrate reading!!! ... See MoreSee Less
Books have been a constant in my life since I was a young reader. I'm so glad that it's my turn to share my love of books with others. ❤️❤️❤️Books have meant so much to me my entire life. I love how books can change our perspective or strengthen our beliefs. I love how you can pass joy by sharing a book you love with someone. I love how more recently, educators and publishing house are realizing the importance and significance of representation in children’s books. I’d like to point out however, that BIPOC folx and LGBT+ folx and differently abled folx have been begging for representation for....ever. In a well know idea from Rudine Sims Bishop, books should be mirrors and windows for our students. I love this graphic by @grantdraws What have books been for you? #thetututeacher #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers ... See MoreSee Less