Friday, November 18, 2016


We read the books "Ten Apples Up On Top"  and "Ten Red Apples".
We created this Apple diagram and labeled the different parts of an apple. 

At recess we practiced balancing apples up on hour heads (we used bean bags to go this). 

I took each child's picture and asked them how many apples they thought that they could balance on their head.  By doing a little computer editing, I created a class book.  

The students love reading books that they are the stars of!

In the math center we sorted apples by color and put them in order by size!

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Much Needed Break

One of my teacher friends sent me this, I could not help but laugh!



And this would make it all better, as long as there is a return policy!

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Art Easels

Our art Easels take up so much space and since space is limited in our class, I decided to hang mine on the wall:)

I went from this:(
To this:)

I used 2 of the  acrylic pieces from the square easel along with 2 of the paint trays and the pieces they mount on.  
First I covered my wall with butcher paper and then a clear shower curtain.  
Next, I put up a fancy boarder.  
Last I mounted the acrylic paper holders and paint trays to the wall.  

This has beena real space savor!

Friday, November 4, 2016

Spookly The Square Pumpkin

This week we read the book "Spookly The Square Pumpkin". 

This book is an amazing book for teaching many different skills. 
I used this book to teach about being unique and shapes

During the week we cut open a pumpkin and looked at the different parts.  We then created and labled our pumpkin on the anchor chart. 

Here is a picture of or pumpkin paintings. 
I let the kids color a piece of paper any color they choose, once the picture was dry they told me what shape their pumpkin was.  We then cut it out and added stems and leaves. 

Our kiddo's also enjoyed creating their own square pumpkin at the art center.

I love to make predictable charts to read durning the week.  
After we tasted pumpkin seed, pumpkin pie and pumpkin cookies, I had each child tell me what they liked.

After we have read the chart during the unit, I cut it up and create class books to place in the library.  The kiddos love these books!  At the end of the year I plan to hand these books out to the kids for a keep sake.

These are just a few of the things I was able to snap pictures of.  

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