Category: my classroom

My Happy Classroom

If you follow me on Facebook, then you know that I’ve been toying with the idea of re-doing my classroom. Thanks to some great FB followers, I’ve decided to stay with my same theme, and just change a few things up! I am going to stick with the circus theme

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My First Grade Classroom

Hello, Friends! I have been so busy in first grade, that I nearly forgot about this little ol’ blog! I have so many fun things to share with you.  Here I am on the first day of school. I always have the first day butterflies! Here is my classroom, I

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Mini Classroom Tour

Remember when I first posted about my reading beads? (BTW: reading beads are a GREAT way to track home reading minutes!!) Well, let’s just say that my students are totally obsessed with them! They have to read 100 minutes to get a bead and I occasionally offer special beads for special challenges. There

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Popcorn Themed Word-Wall

My popcorn word-wall is definitely the cutest addition to my circus classroom!     Since my word-wall is a whiteboard, I use magnets to keep the words up.  For the first few week of school, I put color/number words up as a review for my students.  Once we tested on color/number words,

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First Grade Calendar Time

Here are a few pictures of my calendar wall. I put a lot of thought into this bulletin board and it took me a long time to finally put it together. I really wanted to make this space meaningful, because I think calendar time is really important. We start every

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!