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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Back at it!

Well, I made it through the day...barely. I went to bed at 8pm last night and I still had a hard time getting up when my alarm went off at 5:15am. I think my kiddos were right there with me. At one point I think they were all asleep with their eyes open during math time ;) I had one little guy that actually fell asleep during group time. Hopefully everyone, including me, are awake tomorrow. Although we were half asleep today we did get a lot done. We started The Teachers Wife's Super E unit. My kiddos LOVED it. I can't wait to do some more tomorrow. We also watched this video by THE ELECTRIC COMPANY: James Iglehart's "Silent E" (click on picture for link). My little ones really enjoyed it.


We will be finishing up our New Years Resolution writing tomorrow and Super E activities. 



Saturday, January 5, 2013

Last 2 days of vacation...

Well vacation is almost over and I have mixed emotions about going back to work on Monday. I really do miss my little ones (and mine is driving me crazy at home) but I have enjoyed the relaxing vacation that I have had. I honestly did NOTHING on my To Do list. I read 3 trashy love stories and caught up on my TV shows. I also played lots of games with my lil man and eat way to many cookies. This morning Parker started a Basketball Camp trough the city so we had to set the alarm clock and get up early... boy was that hard! How am I going to get up even earlier Monday morning??? Maybe I should get up early tomorrow to get ready... it is a nice thought but probably won't happen. Yesterday I started to panic because I have got nothing done and I left for vacation with all my Christmas stuff still up in my room. So, yesterday I went in and spend almost 5 hours just cleaning and organizing my room. I felt much better when I got home. Then I started working on printing an preping these fun units that I got on TpT last week. Next will be all about Super Hero's in room 3!


These two packets by the Teacher Wife

and this packet from Jodi Southard at Fun in First

(Click on pictures to take you to the items over at Teachers Pay Teachers.)

I turned a movie on and went to town cutting an laminating. No I just need to get my Newsletter and a few other things done and I think I will be ready for my kiddos on Tuesday. 

Have a great weekend!!!!!





Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Cameo FUN!!!

So, one of my downtown resolutions was to learn how to use my Silhouette Cameo and little better. I sat down with my note pad and starting playing around this morning. When I figure out how to do something (i.e. shadow my letters) and I don't write it down I will spend another hour the next time trying to remember how I did it last time ;) After about 3 hours of playing around this is what I had when I finished...
I will be taking pictures of my little ones when we return from vacation to add to their New Years Resolution writing. Poor Parker was about fed up by the time I finished. I had him come in several times to measure his lil face to make sure my eye holes in the right spots. Then I made him pose for me! I love having a little one about the same age as my kiddos to test on.

Now it is time to play with that handsome little man. I have a feeling I will also get a little workout in at the same time. His game of choice lately has been this...
A gift from Daddy for Christmas. Quit the workout!!