Five for a Friday before Memorial Day Weekend!

It's my favorite day of the week which means that it's time to link-up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for:

On Wednesday we had a Bubbleology assembly:

The assembly was very fun and educational.  The next day several students told me that they had gone home and made bubbles - now that's a sign of success and engagement!  We also learned that in the 18th century bubble art was very popular for people.

If you want to check out more about this show, here's a link to the bubble artist's web site:

Also, we read this funny book as a follow-up:

Back in November/ December I purchased a No Fuss Gingerbread House activity on TPT from  Science For Kids.  

By the time I managed to get enough milk cartons, it was the first of the year.  Then we had to get ready for our MCAS,.....Finally, we made our gingerbread houses yesterday, and the kids had a blast!  Check out these amazing examples/pictures:

Here's Mrs. Borselli working with Ashley; that's Seamus in the forefront:

Here's Markey with her creation.

Amanda's house - I love the picnic area!

Ava came up with a genius idea while we were making our houses - "How about having a yard?"  What a great idea!  The kids went to town with their yards by adding pools, a skating rink,...

The next part of this activity is to measure the houses.  I'm hoping to do this today.  Plus we're working on measurement so this is really a much better time for making gingerbread houses - even if we're several months late.  Some times things just work out for the best after all.

We are studying seeds in Science.  For the past two days we have been observing a dry lima bean; then a soaked lima bean; then a split in two bean.  It's so amazing to see the seedling inside and then the seed coat comes off - it's all FUN and EXCITING!

This is my newest anchor chart on seeds. 

Today was Wacky Clothes Day.  Here's my outfit:

I'm getting plenty of use out of my hard hat!  Thanks to my friend and colleague, Mrs. Johnson, for taking a picture for my blog.

We just had our monthly Character Assembly today.   Courage was the last trait, and now the trait will be integrity.  Also, we had a raffle sale, and I won an UNO game for the class.  I'm always needing new games - although I'm hoping most recesses will be outdoors for the rest of the year.

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

1 comment

  1. I just love your Wacky Clothes.....but you manage to make everything look cute!!


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