• Apples,  Farm,  Five for Friday

    Five for Friday Catch Up

    My last few Fridays quickly turned into busy weekends.  Then it was the middle of the next week and I still hadn’t started my post!  Join me as I finally link up with Five for Friday!       I’ve been admiring this cute apple art down the hall and knew I had to share it with you! This crafty teacher began by having her three year old class watercolor on paper towels.  Once those were dry, she placed the paper towel under the precut apple frames and trimmed along the edges.  Next, she took those remnant paper towel pieces and put them behind small apple diecuts.  The apple diecuts were attached with yarn making a mobile-like display.  I thought this was…

  • Apples,  Five for Friday,  Recipe

    Five for Friday Apples

    Thank goodness it’s Friday!  Thank goodness for Doodle Bugs Teaching Five for Friday!   It’s Apple week in our Young 5’s class…a wonderful kick off for the fall season!    Our tissue paper apples make me smile! I cut and peeled my contact paper ahead of time and had everything ready to go when the kids walked in Tuesday morning.  Trust me…I learned the hard way how time consuming it is to peel 15 pieces of contact paper while 30 little eyes are watching and waiting.  Aren’t they beautiful?     What would apple week be without homemade applesauce?  Year after year, it’s a huge hit!     Who loves…

  • Five for Friday,  My Classroom,  Names,  Workshops

    Ooops! It’s Five for Fraturday!

    Like every other teacher I know, my mind and body are going in a dozen different directions! Joining the Five for Friday party a day late but happy I can share a peek at my week! Monday I went to my son’s Curriculum Night.  He’s a high school junior in his third year of French.  As the teacher rattled off information in French, I zoned out a little and simply enjoyed the d├ęcor of the classroom.      It’s officially preplanning so I spent the majority of this week working in my room.  It’s still not done but here’s a small glimpse where we’ll have Morning Meeting. I added some chalkboard themed pieces this…