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Kindergarten Tissue Paper Balloon Bowls – Part 1

Kindergarten Tissue Paper Balloon Bowls – Part 1

  We started our own balloon bowls this morning for B week.  The kids had a blast.  Every child was engaged and successful.  We worked in small groups for about 15 minutes per group.  First step was to apply the mod podge to the balloons.  I had the kids think about what size bowl they(…)

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Tissue Paper Balloon Bowls

Tissue Paper Balloon Bowls

It’s B week in kindergarten starting tomorrow.  We are going to make these amazing balloon bowls which I kind of stumbled upon by accident.  They started off as hot air balloons from Collage Collage, a totally fabulous art studio for kids and shop.  I seriously stalk them on instagram.  After I worked on the first balloon,(…)

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Kindergarten Classroom Set-Up Complete. PHEW.

Kindergarten Classroom Set-Up Complete.  PHEW.

Man, setting up a classroom is no joke.  Brigitte and I spent HOURS getting the room ready for this Tuesday’s Open House.  We are officially complete.  YES.  The furniture is moved.  The cubbies are labeled.  The bulletins are covered.  Now it’s plan mode.  I’ve been reading a bunch of Kindergarten and early education blogs for(…)

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Repurposing in the Classroom-Kindergarten Style

Repurposing in the Classroom-Kindergarten Style

Check out these great ways to repurpose in the classroom.  Almost everything in these photos was created by reusing materials and making them better or at least different.  I am psyched to see how these special touches inspire my kindergartners to do their own repurposing and reusing. Clockwise from top left: 1. An empty milk(…)

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