Do you Peanut Butter and Jelly? We do!


Well, I survived my first week back and am excited to have a very sweet class this year!  YAY!  I am totally exhausted and have three giant stickies on my laptop of things I need to get done before Monday. YIKES!     One of them was to make Peanut Butter and Jelly signs to hang […]

Writer’s Workshop Folders


Hello everyone in blog land!  I have been busy gearing up for school.  I go back next week!  It is so hard to believe that my summer is almost over! My school is really pushing Writer’s Workshop this year, so I decided to make some 4-pocket folders for my kiddos.  I think I am on […]

Astronaut Training Kits a.k.a. Goody Bags!


Since I am going with the space theme, I had to make up some cute goody bags to have on the student’s desks the first day of school!!!  Suddenly,  the “Astronaut Training Kits” came to be.  I acquired some free lunch sacks from our lovely cafeteria manager, and splatter painted them in purples, yellows, black, […]

Clip Chart- one of my new favorite things!


So since I went back to the classroom after my librarian position was cut this year,  I had to find a discipline system that worked for me and my kids.  (Gone are the days of names and check-marks…) Through other blogs and some research, I found the clip chart system on I started it […]

Behold… the Job Wheel!


I have a favorite shirt… “Queen of Unfinished Projects.”  I wear it all the time, and it fits. I had such good intentions of getting this blog up and running back in March… but…well I am too many irons in the fire type of gal.  My friends say I am not happy unless my hair […]