Category Archives: Classroom Organization and Classroom Decor

Are your desk name tags falling off?!

Are your desk name tags falling off?!

Are your desk name tags falling off yet?!  I know in my classroom, the tape was usually half peeled off and the tags were just gross-looking by this time in the year!  Not this year, though!   At the beginning of this year, a teacher friend showed me how to just write on the kiddos’…Continue Reading

Teacher Toolbox

Teacher Toolbox

I have been such a slogger lately.  Slogger = slacker blogger.  (Yes, I just made that up.)  One thing I DID actually accomplish over the summer, though, was to make my very own teacher toolbox!  I got suckered in by all the cute photos on Pinterest and just couldn’t resist the trend anymore.  Here’s how mine…Continue Reading

Cute sight words center

Cute sight words center

Check out this coffee table painted in chalkboard paint!! Here’s where I got this picture from:  http://jillofmosttrades.com/2012/04/05/chalkboard-coffee-table/ This would make such a cool sight word or handwriting center, I think!  Just pick a table large enough for a few kids to sit around, paint with chalkboard paint (directions are included in the link), and bam!…Continue Reading

Old crayons

I sincerely hope that you are on winter break already and this post doesn’t apply to you!!  But if it does because you’re working through Friday like I am…Consider taking out the crayons from wherever you keep them and replacing them with new ones (if your students share supplies and you keep them in one…Continue Reading

Friday Freebie – A Field Trip Planning Packet

Friday Freebie – A Field Trip Planning Packet

Happy Friday, everyone!  To celebrate, I’m giving away my field trip packet here for free!  It includes a field trip planner, parent note in English & Spanish, nametags to print for the kiddos, and more.  Enjoy, and make sure to follow my store on TpT to be notified when I post freebies in the future!    …Continue Reading

iPads in The Classroom: Getting the Room Ready!

iPads in The Classroom: Getting the Room Ready!

This year, I’m getting an iPad cart with iPads for all my students – yay!  Knowing that I would have this set of iPads was definitely important in setting up my room this year.   Having iPads means I can better individualize instruction for my students – in other words, assign them apps to use based upon…Continue Reading