Monday, October 1, 2012

My Classroom Digs

I made the transition from 4th back down to 1st this year...  It was a move that I desperately needed.  It has been a long time since I have taught firsties, but even though I don't get to sit down much... I am going home much happier in the afternoons this year! 

I don't know if I have found my blogging "mojo" quite yet {can you even have blogging mojo?note to self... google blogging mojo!} BUT I am working on it.  As I have said before I have wanted to start a blog for several years, but I was always my own roadblock.  What could I possibly have to say that others would want to read?  After a pretty big health scare earlier this year... and a VERY unexpected death of one of my 4th grade students from last year... I decided that it was NOW or NEVER!  So.... here I am.... I'm glad you're here, too! 

I have snapped a few pictures of my new digs on the first grade side of the school.  I hated to have to move classrooms, but I am finally starting to feel all moved in!  Here are some of my favorite areas on my room:

 {computer station, Clock w/transition times, word wall & storage bins....desk fairy....bunting bulletin board... and what my classroom door looks like}
 {Dino Data bulletin board, my tooth data and birthday display on the closet doors, my bookshelf with numbered storage for reading groups from IKEA, and the back of my classroom}
{my personal bulletin board beside my desk... this is my happy place.. .filled with pictures of my children/family, a photo of our school nurse who passed away 2 years ago, and a picture of when I was in 4th grade... class photo... circa 1989 I think?!?}

Hope your week got off to a great start!  Only 4 more days 'til the weekend, right?  And... yay for October! :) Thanks for stopping by! 


  1. Your classroom looks fabulous! I love the smart cookie sign.

    Thinking Out Loud

    1. here's a link to print your own :) Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Your room looks great!
    Sweet Times in First

    1. Thanks, Sandra!!! It's a work in progress... still doesn't feel as "homey" as I want... but I'm sure with a few more trips to IKEA... I can fix that :) Glad you stopped by!

  3. Looks great! And wow-4th to 1st!! Yikes! But 1st is the best!!!!


    1. Thanks... I was ready for that move! I am falling in love with first grade all over again! :)

  4. What a cute classroom! I really like it. I saw your comment about IKEA... uhhh my weakness!!! :)

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