Favorite Pins Friday




Happy Friday, which in the summer almost seems like every other day, only everyone else around me seems happier that it is the weekend!

I am linking up today with Cara Carroll at The First Grade Parade for....



It took awhile for me to select pins for this post, because it seems I pin a lot! I mean I had a lot of pins to look through. I think I could do this linky everyday for the rest of the summer and not run out of pins.

So I picked just a few of things that I am really, really, going to try (not just dream about).


This one is from Scholastic and there is a whole article discussing critical thinking activities for early finishers. I really like the way this one is set up and I have room on my math board to make this, so on the to-do list it goes.




This one comes from Kindergarten Kindergarten.  I love the pictures on each box of the students reading. I have this on my to-do list too. I just need to make another trip out to IKEA to buy more magazine holders (and anything else I happen to want need).



This pin is from Tales from a Second Year Teacher (well first year when it was pinned :)) I love this simple way of introducing color to my reading area - with bath mats. I have used a colorful shower curtain before and taped it down but this is even better. A few mats, a few pillows and voila, classroom color scheme achieved!!




Okay I had to do one more. This one is from Two Tangled Teachers. I love anything that includes a real photograph of the kids like this, the bookmarks, the winter scenes, I love them all. I think this is a great back to school idea, on the balloons they are writing their hopes and dreams!!

Speaking of  dreams, there is this one from houzz and about a million other ones!!


I am sure I will find so many more things to pin as I read through all the other posts! Happy pinning!



6 comments

  1. Thank so much for sharing the early finisher pin! I have pinned it, and now my wheels are turning!

    Smiles,
    Sarah @ Hoots N Hollers

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  2. I love the critical thinking picture! What I really like is how the numbers are posted for each student to put their sticky note on!!!
    Super cute idea!
    http://fabulous5thgradefun.blogspot.com/2013/07/favorite-pins-friday_12.html

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    1. Oops, I guess I had my blog link url copied instead of the html for blog address.
      :-)

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  3. Looooove that entry way :) So pretty and clean. Thanks for sharing your pins!

    Mrs. Thompson
    Adventures in Teaching (A First Grade Blog)

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  4. Love the bathmat idea! Such easy storage when you need the space cleared out, too. I'm also loving the Math Board- so many possibilities! I have been putting off my Ikea trip to buy more of those files because I know I will go crazy with back to school shopping and lots of random items for the house-- that place is dangerous! Have a great weekend :)

    ~Stephanie
    3rd Grade Thoughts

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  5. I added several of these. Thanks for sharing!
    Alison
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

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