This week my first grade team and I went to Atlanta! We had a blast bonding as we went to the aquarium, IKEA (AHH--any teachers dream store!), and the mall. I highly recommend this type of team building trip, it was so great!
|This tank of sharks is so incredibly peaceful!!!|
Here are some of my completed projects---
One thing I always like to do for my new students is prepare little goodie bags for them. In the goodie bag each object has a special purpose. For example, the pixie stix is to remind the kids that in our class we "stix" together. I have these tags as a freebie in my TpT.
I have also been hard at work creating new "bubbles" for my kids. Our bubbles are really blinders or shields, but during my first year of teaching the kids nick-named them bubbles and it stuck! They would always say "time to go into our bubble," which I thought was adorable, so I have used it ever since.
I make a writing bubble and a math bubble for my kids. Each one has a variety of anchor chart type resources for the kids to use while they are doing their work. They really help the kids develop independence. These are in my store for $4 each.
I must say finishing these projects left me feeling accomplished and excited. I can't wait to meet my students and start a brand-new year!