Saturday, June 16, 2012

Feelin' Crafty

Hello, All!
I know many of you have recently wrapped up the school year and so I hope you are enjoying the start of summer! I CAN'T. STOP. thinking about school. I am SOOO excited about setting up my classroom and preparing for my second graders.

In addition to reading some great books (the ones I named in my previous post) as well as Guided Reading: Making It Work by Mary Browning Schulman and Carleen DaCruz Payne (excellent text written by two teachers), I have been feeling crafty. Here are the projects I have completed:

Tissue Paper Wreath Inspired by School Girl Style. I have a vision for this hanging in the hallway next to my classroom door as a easy way for my students to spot our classroom.

Flag Garland (school colors): made from scrapbook paper and card stock, strung together with ribbon and glue. I have a vision of this hanging from the ceiling inspired by a post from the Clutter-Free Classroom.

Mini Flag Garland: made from scraps of above garland. I envision this on a bulletin board.

Dear Student Poster (made with Sharpies) Inspired by Better After and Tupelo Honey.

Pete the Cat!!!!! I made him out of colored copy paper. I have a vision for this on my classroom door with Pete's motto: "It's all good."

Hope you feel inspired to be crafty!!

1 comment:

  1. Oh gosh, I keep commenting on all your posts! I just adore your blog. Your Pete the Cat looks great!


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