Weekly Recap

Oh friends, thank goodness for Friday!  It has been a long, long week.  I still have one more week of school and I am ready for this time next week!  
1)  We began the week by celebrating my son's third birthday!  We had his party last weekend.  Here are some pictures from his party! He had the best time!
2)  Part of me can't believe I'm saying this, but he got a mini iPad for his birthday!  He loves it so much and there are some great apps out there, even for his age.  He loves a Spelling app and this Monkey Math app!  Do you know of any good apps for the Pre-K age?
3)  My fourth graders have LOVED solving logic puzzles this week!  I have had one on the board each morning for morning work and they have really enjoyed them!
4)  I was excited this week to get these class sets to use next year! I got Number the Stars from the current 5th grade teacher.  I can't wait to read it next year! :)  I placed a book order recently with Scholastic and got a free $10 to spend.  Island of the Blue Dolphins was on sale for $1 so I got 10 for free and spent $10 to get 10 more.  Woohoo for a class set of books for $10!  Then, another student placed an order online so I got another $10 to spend so I got a few more copies, plus two copies of the book Holes.  
5) With one week left of school, my classroom is in disarray and is driving me bonkers!  Luckily, I don't have to move classrooms, but I have had to get rid of everything for 4th grade (including my entire library) and replace it all with 5th grade materials.  This doesn't include anything that needs to be packed for the summer.  Eeeekkkkk!


  1. Hi! Found your blog through Five for Friday. I feel ya with the disarray of your classroom! I'm moving out of my classroom and it's driving me nuts how un-put together my room is! One more week! Are you in Texas? I read you are in the south :) best place to be!

    Flying High in First Grade

  2. Good luck packing up all your 4th grade stuff! I've been going crazy of my disarray too! I am moving schools next year and have to pack everything!

    Have a great weekend!
    A Sunny Day in First Grade

  3. Good luck with the move. What a great birthday cake!!

    Think, Wonder, & Teach

  4. The party looks like it was a lot of fun! I bet he is learning all kinds of things with his new present. :)

    Brandee @ Creating Lifelong Learners

  5. Oh those little ones just take over the ipads like it's nothin'! It's the old people like us that have trouble adapting!
    I'm a new follower!
    Whimsy Workshop


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