My Bright Idea for this month was inspired by the fabulous Catherine, from The Brown Bag Teacher, and what Donalyn Miller refers to as “book drawings” in Reading in the Wild. Like both Catherine and Donalyn, I thought this was the perfect “bright idea” to solve the problem of how to distribute new books! Whenever I present new books to… Read More
Looking for a last minute Mother’s Day gift for this week? I’ve had my students do the same paintings every year for Mother’s Day for the past few years and they are always a hit! Usually I buy canvases on sale to do this project (this year I got some donated from our art teacher), but you can just use… Read More
Hi friends! OHMYWORD the craziness is coming to an end! I am just finishing year 1 of my admin credential program and it has been all kinds of wonderful. Busy, but I’ve learned so much and met so many wonderful people, and I couldn’t be more excited about continuing my internship this summer and finishing up in one more year!… Read More
Last year I blogged about the book Vulture Verses by Diane Lang. I had the opportunity to listen to her at my favorite bookstore. This book is absolutely PERFECT for Valentine’s day, and I wanted to share the writing activity that I have my kiddos do after reading the book! In case you didn’t see my previous post, the book, Vulture… Read More
I’m going to have to get used to writing 2014 whenever I write the date! I swear, it always takes several months before I finally get it down! A new month and a new year mean Currently time with Fabulous Farley! I am so thankful for the time off to spend with my wonderful family! During the year so much of… Read More
Happy New Year, friends!!! I hope you all have a wonderful night celebrating tonight! 2013 was wonderful and I’m sure 2014 will be even better! My entire TPT store is on sale to celebrate the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014! And thanks to my sweet friend Beth from Zip-a-dee-doo-dah for the amazing glitter backgrounds! Enjoy!