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Classroom Decorations

Getting Ready for School and Baby Blue Eyes!   Boy, Oh, Boy babies are motivating.  I have been teaching for 5 years and never once have I had my room ready for the next year when I left for summer vacation.  That is what having a little miracle can do to you.  Currently I am planning […]

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Blue Eyed Favorites

Blue Eyed Favorites This weekend while I was cleaning and working around our apartment I got to thinking about some of our favorite products that we use in our Blue Eyed Abode. 1. Bissell Little Green : At our household we have a furry, BIG friend who can get a little messy.  Baby Blue (Roo) can […]

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Zumba…Are you Ready to Shake It?

Zumba!!! Dance has always been part of my life,  I love it! The music, movement, all of it.  Dance makes you feel so good! About 5 years ago I got certified to be a Zumba Instructor.  It was perfect because I could get a workout and shake it at the same time.  I ended up […]

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Open House

Classroom Open House… Also, what book I have on my nightstand and music on my iPod! Whenever open house comes around I feel like I am having guests over to my house.  I have to make sure everything is clean and ready! This is my fifth year teaching and I think our move to Florida […]

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A Classroom and Football Party Update!

A Classroom Update and a Football Party I have been a bit M.I.A with classroom updates because I am still getting into the swing of things with all the new curriculum I have to learn.  Just recently, like last Monday (Crazy!) received a completely new reading curriculum and had to begin teaching it! Whew! It […]

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The End is Here….Of Summer and Teacher Week!

Summer is O.V.E.R! On this raining Sunday (well here in the panhandle) it is hard not to feel a bit blue.  My summer has flown by with summer school and a cross country move.  While I am a bit sad my free time is dwindling I am so excited to meet my new sweeties tomorrow […]

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Teacher Week: Classroom Tour

Teacher Week: Classroom Tour {The so-not finished, going in the rest of the week and weekend tour}  I feel a bit guilty linking up for this part of the Blog Hoppin’ shindig.  My classroom is nowhere near completed.  As you know if you have been reading my blog we just moved to Florida.  That means […]

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Getting to Know Me, Getting to Know All About Me!

Teacher Week: Get to Know These Blue Eyes (and More ) I am joining in the Teacher Week fun! You can look forward to hearing from me all week! 😉 Thanks to all the fun ladies at Blog Hoppin’ for hosting this rockin’ party because I know in a week when I have little Firsties […]

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Favorite Pins Friday

Favorite Pins Friday! Yes, I know I am on time for a linky party!  I can’t believe it either.  It is time for another Favorite Pins Friday hosted by everyone’s favorite, Cara Carroll from The First Grade Parade. To Teach: I hate to admit this but I have never had a listening center in my […]

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Daily Classroom Word Work and Centers

Daily Word Wall Centers and Activities As a first grade teacher I know how important it is for my Firsties to get their daily word wall on! I also know that it is critical to make this time of the day enjoyable for them and me :)! I seriously love word walls and everything that […]

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