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05 June 2015

Five for Friday: June 5th

I could really get used to this whole summer thing, now that it's finally stopped raining. This week has been filled with outdoor fun and although it ended with us getting rained out at the zoo tonight, it was a FABULOUS week. 

I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for Five for Friday. Head over to her blog to link up!

I'm trying to decide which one of the TpT Store Banners I like the best. They were created by Jillian at The Starr Spangled Planner. You can check out her blog by clicking on the button below. Oh...and did I mention that they are totally FREE??? Click HERE to check them out yourself!

I found the top 6 books at an antique store in Fredericksburg, TX, several years ago. I love showing my students what books "used to" look like in school. They can't believe the pictures and the math one blows their minds! I also enjoy busting out my Chaucer when I'm introducing "good fit" books. The looks on their faces when I start reading is priceless. I just unpacked them and put them on a shelf in my office for the summer.

I have a new blog design. This is what it used to look like. I did really, really like my old one, but I decided that I needed to do something a little more out of the box for me, which is what you see now! It was designed by the talented Tenille from Designs by Tenille and I couldn't be more pleased with how it turned out.

This was going to be my "Made It Monday" link up with 4th Grade Frolics, but I just didn't have time to join the party. (I'll try harder this week!) I took my favorite pieces of art that my 2-year old made at daycare and turned them into this great collage. The frame is from IKEA, and I want to say I paid about $1 for it. It was raw wood, and I painted it black. I did the same thing for my boys when they were in daycare, and it's fun to look back at them. Don't you think this would make a great end-of-year gift for parents?

Gah!!!! Disinfecting endless buckets of pattern blocks, geoboards, and pegs. Not much else to say about that. (Except that it is 1 Tbsp bleach to one gallon of water.)

Well, I hope you are enjoying your summer (or very close to starting it)! Don't forget to check back for the free swag bag giveaway from the Mile High TpT Meet Up!


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