Laptop: 1, Alisha: 0

I don't know about you, but technology and I do not get along very well. I'm not a computer whizz, but I do know my way around a computer. I can make things and do what I need to go to get by. For the past few days, I've been working on revamping my book bin labels for my classroom library. However, when I pushed the precious SAVE button, it saved only half and then decided to stop working. Awesome. So, I'm giving up on that for a couple days and when I don't feel mad at my computer or book bin labels, I will go back to them.

Since that was not so successful, I started thinking of something else I could work on. A teacher's work is never done, after all. I started thinking about things I worked on last year and here is one of my favorites:


The picture quality isn't that great... I cut off the "Let's" at the bottom for Pete's sake. One thing I love about my school is that each teacher greets the child at the door. I'm sure a lot of schools do that. We pick our kids up at the playground, bring them in, and greet them. We each have a sign of some sort that shows the choices they can choose from to greet. This was the sign I created last summer before school began. Most my kiddies gave hugs to be greeted, but they were a huggable bunch!

One more thing I really liked...


This was not the finished product. How boring it'd be if it was! I added pictures of myself, family, friends, and of course Jasper around the words. But, this was a sign I made for the door for Back to School Night. I'll make sure to take a picture of it whenever I'm back at school and post what it actually looks like. 

The main things I love about these two things is that I took the time to make them. And, the kids love the letters (which is why I love them too). They are only 7 and 8 and yet, they appreciate the time you take to make nice-looking things for them. 

I'm starting to forget the point of my post, but I am looking forward to making new things for my upcoming class and the classes after that as well. I better make my trip to Wal-Mart soon though! Summer is already half-way over! Oi!

2 comments

  1. These are adorable! I'm totally digging the lettering and would like your artistic skills to rub off on me soon! I can't believe summer is halfway over.. EEEEK. My to-do list for my classroom is too long. Haha.

    Love you Lish.

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  2. Cute signs!!! Another teacher at my school has one on her door that says "Today became great when YOU arrived!"--loved it.


    I greet my kiddos at the door too every morning with a handshake and LOVE that quick personal connection.

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