Here is a picture of my new best friend... my personal laminator from Walmart. Make sure when you buy one that you also stop by Sam's Club to get a package of 200 laminating pouches for under $20.
Classroom Project #1- Teacher Binder:
I finally put together a teacher binder using helpful freebies from two different TPT stores- First Grade Scoop and A Year of Many "Firsts." A few months ago I saw a Pinterest pin about a teacher binder, and ever since I have wanted one. The original pin that inspired me was from Beyond the Grades. This was such a simple project to put together, and I'm excited to start off the year with all my paperwork organized!
Classroom Project #2- A Back to School Activity
Next, I am working on planning out the first few weeks, and so I was excited when I found Jennifer's @ Herding Kats in Kindergarten "I have... Who has?" game. I think this will be a great way to introduce all our school supplies while also having fun as a class.
Classroom Project #3- Welcome Pennant
I love all the pennants popping up all over the blogging world. I decided to join in by making Tammy's (from Live, Love, Laugh Everyday in Kindergarten) Welcome Pennant. The bright, cheerful colors make me smile :)
Classroom Project #4- Book Hospital
Don't you love when kids come over a few times a day to report a rip, tear, or book catastrophe? This is where the book hospital basket will come to the rescue. Kids will know to put books with any boo-boos in the basket, so I can perform surgery. I used a label I found on Judy's KinderTastic blog and a basket from the Dollar Tree to create my hospital!
Classroom Project #5- Framed To Do Lists
A fun way to keep those To Do Lists organized rather than 100 post-it notes. I bought a few frames from the Dollar Tree, and printed off fun stationary from Cassandra @ Adventures in Room 5 to insert inside the frame. Now all I need is a huge pack of colorful Dry Erase markers.
Lastly, I loved this little quote poster from Mrs. Miner which she featured as a freebie on her wonderful blog called Mrs. Miner's Kindergarten Monkey Business. I will keep this hung up all year and will refer back to it often!!!
Thanks for stopping by! Make sure to keep hopping along... I know I am looking forward to seeing all the amazing projects from this week's party.