So this isn’t a Friday, but it’s summer….and I’m
not even really sure what day it is :)! And that’s not an excuse… it’s the
truth! Anyway, on to the highlights from June, and don’t forget to link up your
adventures and good news from June, too. I love reading them.
wedding anniversary. We didn’t have
anything huge planned for this year since we took a big trip last year to
Hawaii for our 10th. Time is
sure ticking by quickly. See some pics from my trip to Hawaii last year here with some prompts to use in your classroom.
2) At the beginning of the month
was my church’s Vacation Bible School. I didn’t teach a class this go around,
but we went to help where needed. Our
theme was Hometown Nazareth: Where Jesus was a Kid, and we had over 100 kids each night. It was an amazing outreach to kids in our church and neighborhood.
3) One of my favorite things to
do associated with teaching is traveling around and presenting at different
conferences and workshops. This month I
presented at the Tennessee Association for Middle Schools conference in
Sevierville, TN, on using task cards at the secondary level. Click here to read somehighlights from my presentation, and here to see some pics.
4) My first ever TpT Meet Up was
an absolute blast. Our impromptu meet-up
at a cool little coffee shop outside of Atlanta turned out to be so much fun. I
loved meeting 12 other fabulous sellers on TpT. Before we knew it, 3 hours had
5) Summer wouldn’t be complete
without plenty of pool time! And here’s a fun way to make a sand box – Just take a plastic box with a lid of any size. I had one in my basement. Fill it with sand from Home Depot or Lowes, a few shovels, toys, rocks, letters, and other goodies. Then once the kiddos are finished playing with it, put the lid back on and store it easily. It’s nice this way because no bugs or other dirt can get in; plus, it’s so easy to move around and inexpensive. The kids love it!