I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for her weekly Five for Friday random pictures of my week, because quite frankly friends, I am WHOOOPED! This back to school mayhem is killing me. So with that, here is my Five for Friday humble pictorial offerings.
I have quickly come to the sad conclusion that I am in need of an intervention. Would someone please point me to the nearest 'Teacher Tote Hoarders Anonymous' meeting. These are the ones that I haven't yet found a home for in my classroom yet. And 'No', I won't be getting rid of them anytime soon. You know, if you have cute totes you just HAVE to find some place to use them.
This is my starting point...I wish I could say it has gotten much better, but . . . not much unfortunately. I'm still working on it.
On a good note, however, I do have all my center/station activities organized into totes by theme. Yippee!!! It's always good to have at least one area where you are ahead of the game. (Is it weird that I'm bothered that all these totes are not the same. As expensive as they are though, I just can't bring myself to get new ones.)
I hauled my boys to Michael's (that's an hour trip from my house by the way, no short trip) so we could pick up some goodies and found these little wooden insects that are going to work great for my lunch choice board. I also found monkeys for my behavior management 'monkey tree' too. I know you're thinking 'huh?' I promise, I'll show you when I'm done. Trust me! They're perfect and so darn cute. And...most importantly, I survived with three boys in Michael's.
They were so good for me, in fact, that I bagged all the other shopping I needed to do and decided on an impromptu trip to the children's museum. We rocked the water table. I love this thing. I just need to figure out how I can get one in my kinder room. Hmmmm....
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