Classroom decoration idea -- Fairy tale unit -- Jack and the Beanstalk -- Vine growing up wall to ceiling, clouds and giant's feet suspended from the ceiling.-- Too Cute!
Paintings that Fly
Guess I'm a glutton for punishment............... This is the second Amy Butler Weekender Bag that I have made. Let me tell you, THIS one came together SO much easier than the first! I didn't bend any pins, didn't stick myself, didn't break any needles and didn't have to rip out or restitch any areas! I like the look of the fabric collage I have seen on several websites, but I didn't want to "quilt" mine. I went with the "collage" look but still used the Peltex and interfacing. I did make a…
Tales of a Title One Teacher
This week we spent our phonics and whole group reading blocks on the magic of Cinderella. The girls loved it, the boys put up with it (unfortunately my library transfer request for Cinder Fella didn't come in). I promised them that I would make it up to them by dedicating the last week of school to a true modern day fairy tale...Shrek. This did the trick. As usual, we began our week with a four square organizer with the major story elements that we are studying - character, setting, problem…
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Dramatic Play - The Imagination Tree
You may remember that our 5 a day book choices this week were different versions of the traditional tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Earlier this week we made some play dough and added porridge oats to make a lovely, textured, sensory play experience. And today we had fun with a little dramatic play set...Read More »