August 13th, 2013
Imma win the Olympics like Michael Jackson!
Second grader
July 9th, 2013
We did this fun project today. We are learning about butterflies and we found these wooden boxes really cheap from Oriental Trading. We told the students to paint their box how they thought the butterfly would look after it came out. This was a fun project for them to use their imagination while still focusing on reality.

We did this fun project today. We are learning about butterflies and we found these wooden boxes really cheap from Oriental Trading. We told the students to paint their box how they thought the butterfly would look after it came out. This was a fun project for them to use their imagination while still focusing on reality.

July 8th, 2013

Another method of pulling teeth.

A student came in today with a missing tooth. He decided to explain it this way.

"Yeah. It was getting really annoying. So I just slapped myself and it came out."


I guess that’s one way to do it.

July 4th, 2013

A little patriotic play time.

I wanted to do something fun and easy for our Fourth of July week. My students ALWAYS like to get messy and gross. I don’t like getting gross, so we just did messy today. :) 

Sand is a great fine motor skill for students. My school had a ton of colored sand in our art supply closet. So i grabbed red, white, light and dark blue sand. I also grabbed silver and blue glitter. (I am obsessed with glitter! Anytime I can use it I do.)

I asked the school to order these small plastic bottles I found from oriental trading. They were super cheap, but worked perfect for the project. One package included 12 bottles, 12 lids, and 12 funnels. (Great deal! Check it out!) 

When it came time to actually start the project, I just have each student a bottle, a lid with their initials on it, a funnel and a paper plate to keep the sand on and let them loose! 

The students REALLY liked this project. They each wanted to do two and kept asking where they could get more bottles to do it again at home.

I wanted to do something fun and easy for our Fourth of July week. My students ALWAYS like to get messy and gross. I don’t like getting gross, so we just did messy today. :)

Sand is a great fine motor skill for students. My school had a ton of colored sand in our art supply closet. So i grabbed red, white, light and dark blue sand. I also grabbed silver and blue glitter. (I am obsessed with glitter! Anytime I can use it I do.)

I asked the school to order these small plastic bottles I found from oriental trading. They were super cheap, but worked perfect for the project. One package included 12 bottles, 12 lids, and 12 funnels. (Great deal! Check it out!)

When it came time to actually start the project, I just have each student a bottle, a lid with their initials on it, a funnel and a paper plate to keep the sand on and let them loose!

The students REALLY liked this project. They each wanted to do two and kept asking where they could get more bottles to do it again at home.

July 3rd, 2013
  • Me: let it be.
  • Student: Let it beeeeeeeee! Bzzzzzzzz!
  • Oh wow.
Our Fourth of July jello project. :) the kids really liked making this.

All we did was make one pan of red jello and one pan of blue. We let cool in the refrigerator and then cut up into little squares. Last step, layer with mini marshmallows and serve! Happy cooking!

Our Fourth of July jello project. :) the kids really liked making this.

All we did was make one pan of red jello and one pan of blue. We let cool in the refrigerator and then cut up into little squares. Last step, layer with mini marshmallows and serve! Happy cooking!
July 2nd, 2013

We were making jello today for the Fourth of July and one of my students was getting a little crazy while we were cleaning up.

Me: Are you just so excited from making jello?! Or what?!
Student A: Yeah. I’m just excited from making cello.
Student B: There’s no such thing as a cello!
Me: Yes there is! It’s an instrument!
Student A: Oh, Miss A. You’re so silly sometimes.

Oh man. Where are the music teachers??!!

June 28th, 2013

Cultural Cuisine.

I walked past the two year old room today and there was a child laying on the ground while lunch was being served. I heard the teacher say,
“We are not in a foreign country. We do not eat our lunch on the floor.”

June 27th, 2013
Man. Does this bus ever run out of gas?! We’ve been driving for forever!