I found this safety pin bracelet in my basement in New York. I think I was 8 or so when I made it. It’s funny to see my aesthetic hasn’t changed one bit. The more the MERIer. Oy a yoy.
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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(…)
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,(…)
Between the first few weeks of kindergarten, the jewish holidays and Ev getting a killer promotion to Regional Business Director, aka, manager, I have been busy, busy, busy. Plus my start up disc was full. Plus I’ve been falling asleep around 8:30. So now that Yom Kippur is behind us, and it seems like I’ve(…)
And heading to a kindergarten class near you.
The kids only came in for an hour or two today, though we still managed to get our pirate ship going. I had pre-cut some hair styles and eye patches and the rest was up to the kids. The coolest surprise was the idea to make the hair into a beard. Love it! Kids are(…)
Tomorrow is Back to School. The classroom is looking great and we’re ready to roll. We’re starting off the year with a pirate theme. Here’s a glimpse of what’s to come.
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(…)
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(…)