I love you Mom!

Glittered Frame Gift

  I just love the Mother’s Day frames we made and have to share how easy (and affordable) they are.   *You can also view our sweet Sunshine in a Jar gift we made for Mom last year.   Step 1:  Purchase this frame from Michaels.   Step 2:  Layer painter’s tape.  I started with 2 thin … [Read more…]

Spring has Sprung!

Giant Painted Flowers

These large flowers have really brightened up our days the past few weeks.  They all turned out so wonderful and have supported us as we’ve learned about plants and their life cycles. At first, I was apprehensive about 5 year olds being able to do this project, but they amazed me as usual! Using pre-cut white butcher … [Read more…]

LOVE is in the Air

Marbled Heart Art

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I am IN LOVE with this heartfelt bulletin board. The white background paper and white border really allowed the students’ heart art to POP!  With some left over silver ribbon from Christmas wrapping, I wrote “love.”  First I located the center of the board and created the … [Read more…]

Itsy Bitsy Spiders

Itsy Bitsy Spiders

  Our Itsy Bitsy kiddos made the cutest 3D spiders to contribute to this spooky bulletin board. To make the spiders: Paint white styrofoam balls (from Michaels) black Use 4 black pipe cleaners–cut in half–for the 8 legs Cut small triangles out of white foam to make fangs Glue on googly eyes Staple spiders to a … [Read more…]

Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear

What better literature to teach young children colors than Eric Carle’s classic, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?  In my Kindergarten class, we get students excited about reading by creating a “book of the week.” The “book of the week” during our color unit was inspired by Brown Bear! 1.  After printing the title, … [Read more…]