September 5, 2014

Five for Friday {Linky Party.. September 5th}


Five for Friday is a weekly teacher linky party where you post five random things from today or this past week and on your blog. Then, you come back and link your blog post up at the bottom of this post in the linky tool.Grab the button above and link back to this post on your blog.

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I just finished up the 4th week of this year. These days are flying by but I am still dead tired. We are creeping into a routine and finally able to breath a little during the day. I said a few weeks back… and I remind myself and all of you friends. I am NOT a fan of back to school routines. I am ready to jump into October! My new first grade babies should be in a solid routine by then! But, honestly.. it is getting better each!!

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Over Labor Day weekend, I finished up my newest product. A set of Fall Clip Cards. I blogged about them a few days ago. They are full of apples, pumpkins, footballs and more. I ♥ them!

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Quick Link: Fall Clip Cards

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My little loves are still having a hard time reading and remembering each other’s names. So, we made two class picture books this week. One is just a simple book with pictures and their names.

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The other is a class book I have done each year with my students. They fill in a short questionnaire and I put their first day of school picture with it to make a class book. I pulled out some old ones and this class has really enjoyed looking back at the old ones too. Our school is really small so they know most of the kids in the old books too.

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We finished up our 2 weeks of Pete the Cat with these. They each are a little special- but cute non the less!


These were originally from Deanna Jump but I don’t think they are available anymore.


I left my pom-poms up on my board and just changed out the words to go with our Pete pictures.

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We have moved from cats to dogs this week. I packed up all my cat goodies {except for the Pete books} and put them away! It was time to move on!

Enjoy your weekend! I hope you will post your FFF and link up below! Don’t forget to grab the button at the top of this post and add a link back to the post on your blog post.


  1. Your books are so cute. Makes me miss elementary (sort of)

    Love that clip art too!!!!

    Hodges Herald

  2. LOVE the books you made to help the kiddos get to know each other! So cute!

    :) Tamra and Sarah
    First Grade Buddies

  3. We have been in school for three and a half weeks and I feel the same way! Love the fall clip cards ... makes me want cooler weather!

    Learning is for Superstars
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  4. Love your Pete the Cats! I just read that book to my class today. They LOVED it!

  5. Those cats are precious! I like your class books too. What a great idea! Thanks for another link-up!

    Teaching Little Miracles

  6. I have been making that class book with the questionnaire for a few years with my class now. I love how it turns out every year!! Thanks for the idea!!

    ABCs and Polkadots