kristen's baby shower
so finally some pictures of this shower i threw a month ago! if you'll recall i had some inspiration i was working from, so the sources i can remember are listed in that post. i really loved the umbrella with raindrops - enough so that i did an extensive search for THE perfect umbrella (nice shape, curved handle, color to match the party colors, not too expensive) i was happy with the one i finally found on amazon. it is now in denise's closet (raindrops still attached) for a shower she is…
Elements of a Successful School
Shannon, one of our fantastically talented teachers, created this amazing 6-foot by 6-foot periodic table-inspired bulletin board for our school hallway at the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year. The first element refers to our school teams and students, as we are known as the Blues.
Library Thank You Card
Little G completed the Summer Reading Program at the local library and received a really nice new book - a board book called "Clap Your Hands" valued at $7.99. I decided that we would rite a thank you note to the library for the book. Here is what I came up with. Little G signed her name!
Display: Try Walking in Someone Else's Shoes
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 By Christopher Paul Curtis The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. The London Eye Mystery By Sibhan Dowd When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together--Ted with his brain that is "wired differently" and impatient Kat--to try to…
Dive into books
By Glee Stormont Glee has just returned to school after the summer holiday in Hawaii and has completed her first display in time for a book fair next week. It's a delightful display and is sure to draw attention to the books! She has included a shot of the display in progress [below]so we can see the detail of the mermaid's hair and scales. Thanks Glee.