This Christmas is pretty special to us because it’ll be the last one with just the two of us. Next year it will be us and our new baby girl (yes, just found out it’s a girl!!!) starting some new traditions. Can’t wait!
Here’s a few pics of our classroom from last week. I actually put up my classroom decorations the last week of November. I was too excited!
We started our gingerbread study with this big gingerbread house story map chart. Looks pretty cute!
We made these adorable shape & pattern Christmas trees from Tunstall’s Teaching Tidbits cute Christmas Art Projects Pack. It was a fun and simple art project with a little math thrown in. You can clearly see some of my peanuts are not grasping the whole pattern concept… lol
This was actually spur of the moment decision… I wasn’t sure if the classroom elf was going to make an appearance this year, but alas a brown wrapped packaged addressed to our class was left outside our recess doors! The kids were pretty excited. We unwrapped it together, read the story Santa left for us, and had to decided on a name. Well, one of my students had been playing with some “What is your elf name?” iPad app over the weekend and discovered her elf name was Glitzy Festifingers. Well of course that name made it to our list and was voted most popular, so Glitzy Festifingers it is. It really makes me laugh. Better than the usual Elfy.
Here’s Glitzy in some of his hiding spots of the week:
Last up I just wanted to share my Christmas cake pops with you. I took them to a potluck last night and they were a big hit! My snowmen looked a bit like snow-ducks, but they turned out pretty cute! And were delicious!