Last weekend, the temperatures were quite mild, and now it's blustery and quite cold ~ perfect time for a cup of tea!
I tried to stick with the Dr. Seuss theme all week:
I'd really like to visit Springfield, Massachusetts to visit the Dr. Seuss sculptures!
This year we decorated our classroom door like this:
Each student decorated a balloon and wrote what they wanted to be when they grow up. One of the more popular career choices: You Tuber! You can check out this hot air balloon project here.
We had the Scholastic Book Fair last week:
The kids love shopping for new books, and I managed to receive several "gift" books from very generous parents.
I am a huge "Beauty and the Beast" fan so I was quite entranced with this book by Cynthia Rylant ~ definitely worth checking out!
The Map Lady Visits
The kids loved making their maps of Woburn, and they came out beautifully!
Before the actual map-making, the Map Lady, aka Susan Pietrantoni talked to the third graders about maps and showed them her extensive map collection:
Later in the day, she visited the classroom, and the kids made their maps:
I love how the Map Lady explains how the compass rose added value to maps years ago ~ this information inspires the kids to design fancy compass roses.
The One and Only Rosemary Wells Is Visiting My Public Library Next Saturday!
I go to my library every weekend. While there today, I saw this sign:
I am a huge fan of Rosemary Wells and her books. Plus, I collect books signed by the author. Click here to learn more.
That's all for now ~ I'm so happy you stopped by for a visit!
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