5 Parent Christmas Gift Ideas for Upper Elementary Classrooms!

Every year when Thanksgiving break is over and we return to school,  I look forward to creating Christmas gifts with my students that they can take home to their parents.  This is especially fun for the students at my school as many of them come from low-income families, and they are just thrilled to be able to take something home to give as a gift to their families.  There are a few challenges though when it comes to choosing a {Read More}

The Red Carpet Treatment!

Yes, that’s right! When we showed up to school on Monday morning, the red carpet had been laid out for us by our awesome PTO!  They are one creative group of moms, and each year they go above and beyond for us during Teacher Appreciation Week.  This year’s theme was “Peregrine Celebrities!” (My school is called Peregrine.)  Here are a few of the fun things they did to transform our work space into a ‘red carpet event’ space! When we {Read More}

What We’re Up To Wednesday: A Weekly Linky hosted by TL!

Notice anything new around here? …. Yes, my blog got a facelift! I’ve been dying to transfer over from Blogger to WordPress for a LONG time, and I finally got around to it.  It was a LOT of work.  Luckily, I have a fiance who builds websites for a living! But I actually tried to learn a lot of what needed to be done myself- I only like to ‘code’ if I absolutely have to.  He does a lot of {Read More}