Sunday, January 27, 2013

Whoo's Your Sweatheart?

Ms. Misty's Owl Valentine Bulletin Board
             Misty used brown, white and orange tissue paper to make the owl- Then put the students names on the hearts---It's just a hoot!!

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Snowman- Snowman made of snow- What else do we know?

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    Ms. Misty's Class learned about facts about a snowman this week- Did you know that a snowman is 80% air and just 20% water?  The students listed their favorite facts we discussed under a snowman they each made from recycled egg cartons. It was Snow much fun!!!

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Penguin Bulletin Board






  We are learning about penguins in Ms. Kristy's class. The kids are having the best time.  Ms. Kristy made the penguin for the bulletin board from black, white and orange tissue paper. The class  wrote the things they already knew about penguins on one side and then add the things they learned through the week on the other, Great Idea!!!!! The penguin is made up of tissue paper cut in half and them stabled to the board. I got tissue paper crazy this year and it has really made for a good board.





Saturday, January 05, 2013

Ms. Kristy's Snowman Board

Ms. Kristy's January Bulletin Board
Please visit our Teacher Pays Teachers store to download our paper plate snow globe freebie
Click here for free download-Snowman Snow Globe Freebie

Friday, January 04, 2013

Macaroni Snow Globes

Hi everyone - we are so glad to get back in the swing of things coming back from our Christmas  break-its always hard but this starts the second half of the year so we are hitting the ground running!!  - the kiddos were excited to be back and we always have to do a fun activity to get started off , the classes had a great time making a snow globe from macaroni.  Before we put the snowman on they sprinkled white glitter on the macaroni before the paint dried which made them sparkle-  
 this was SNOW much fun!!!! 
 

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Liebster Award YEAH!!!!!

 We were so excited when we found out that someone had nominated us for the Liebster Award. We were nominated by Sarah at Clearly Kindergarten. She has such a cute blog! So glad she found us. The Liebster Award is given by bloggers to up and coming bloggers with less than 200 followers. It is to show new bloggers that they are appreciated and to help spread the word about new blogs. Thank you so much Sarah for finding us. Here are the questions that Sarah asked with our answers. Below are the questions for the bloggers we nominated to answer.
                                                           

The rules:
  • You must post 11 random things about yourself.
  • Answer the questions the nominator set for you.
  • Create 11 questions for the people you nominate.
  • Choose 11 blogs you love (with less than 200 followers) and link them in your post.
  • No tag back (but please leave me a comment on this post with the URL to your Liebster post so I can learn more about you)!
11 random things about us

1. We live in a very  small town and can't imagine living anywhere else.
2. Misty is the oldest by 3 minutes.
3. We are Christmas surprises. Our birthday is Christmas day.
4. My favorite colors are pink and purple.
5. We teach right across the hall from each other.
6. We do everything together.
7. I have two kids and Misty has one sweet little boy.
8. I teach 1st grade and Misty teaches 2nd.
9. Our favorite place to vacation is Disney World.
10. I have another child- my dog Bella.
11. We teach because we love those Oprah's light bulb moments.

Question and answers.
1. What is your favorite subject to teach?
     Mine is Math, Misty's is Science
2. How long have you been teaching?
    We have been teaching for 14 years.
3. What is your favorite read aloud book?
    We love all Little Critter books
4. How long have you been blogging?
    We have been blogging about 2 months
5. Do you have any hobbies?
    We love to do aerobics, very distressing.
6. What is your favorite thing about teaching?
    The summer, just kidding- The Oprah moments
7. What is your favorite place to visit?
     Hands down Fla. at Disney World- been over 10 times
8. Would you still teach if you won the lottery? yes
9. What is your favorite food? Spaghetti
10. How many blogs to you currently follow? about 40
11. Do you love what you do? yes, we both do

Questions for my nominees:

1. How long have you been teaching?
2. What different grade levels have you taught?
3. How long have you been blogging?
4. If you could go anywhere on vacation, where would it be?
5. What are your hobbies?
6. Do you have any pets?
7. What is your favorite thing about teaching?
8. What is your favorite subject to teach?
9. What is your favorite book?
10. What is the one thing you cannot live without?
11. What got you into blogging?

Blogs We are Nominating:

The Hive
Funtastic in First
Teacher's Goldmine
The Climbing Grapevine
Imagination Station
First Grade is Hoppin'
diving into kindergarten
the first grade Scoop
My First Grade Spot
Our Smart Community
Cupcakes & Caterpillars

Tuesday, January 01, 2013


 
We would like to wish everyone a happy new year. We are so excited for this new year. Being teacher blogger newbies, we are excited for the new friends and bloggers that we will meet in 2013.

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