Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Mother's Day!

Mother's Day is coming!
What do your kids make for their moms?

I make this gift every year.
I just love it!


Sometimes I plant seeds with the kids.
Sometimes I buy little flowers and the kids plant them.
We make a handprint butterfly and stick it in with a popsicle stick!
Add a poem to the front and BOOM!
Super cute Mother's Day gift!!


I usually wrap them up with tissue paper so they look even prettier. :)


I always get compliments on them!!!

This year we also made these adorable little Flippy Flowers!
The kids wrote the SWEETEST things about their moms.


Tomorrow we're making these little books.
I can't wait to read what they write!!!!


Enjoy the rest of the week!!!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Emoji Management!

Who doesn't love emojis?!
They are so cute and so fun. 
I've been using them for behavior management with my class.
They work like a charm!



When I saw these little cuties, I just HAD to have them. 
(I got them at Walmart!)


The only problem is that I want MORE!
And I can't find them anywhere. 
Sad face emoji.

I keep these little guys where the kids can see them. 
If I see someone working really hard, they hop onto that person's desk. :)
I love their little smiles when I put one on their desk.

There's one rule. 
You can't touch them!
It's tough....it's so hard....they're so cute and fun. ;)

My favorite thing is when they ask if I can move the emojis to so-and-so's desk 
because they're working really hard too.
Melt my heart. <3

We obviously had to name our new friends. 
This is Miss Lovely.  
When she sits on your desk she says, "I love your work! I love your work!"
(in a cute and sweet voice)


Our other friend is Mr. Cool.  
When he sits on your desk, he says, "Whoooa!  Nice work dude!"
(in a surfer voice, obviously)


They seriously work like magic!
As soon as the kids see me head toward Miss Lovely and Mr. Cool, EVERYONE is working hard.
I told them I need one for each of them!

What do you use for classroom management?!
Have a happy week!

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Recycled Fact Families!

Can you believe it's almost the end of April?! 
I have a fun little Earth Day freebie for you! 

We've been working a lot with fact families.
This week, we recycled fact families!!!!


Have a happy week!