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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Witch Stew

Witch’s Stew was delicious! Thank you to everyone who sent something in to help!! We had a blast today!

Look at the creepy ingredients 

Putting in the ingredients 

Ready to mix!

Stir the brew 

It tastes delicious!

And some flashlight fun too!

Happy Halloween from my family to yours! ❤️

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Happy Halloween!

We had a great party filled with fun Halloween center crafts and activities. We can’t wait to make Witches Stew on Tuesday!!

Scary Bunch!

party time...


Dance party!

Cauldron toss

Pumpkin STEM challenge

Mural Making

Lollipop Ghosts

More STEM pumpkin challengers 


ghost bowling

Look at all of these treats!!! Thank you to everyone for making the part a success! 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Science Day!!

Today we celebrated our first science day!

The scientists walked in and started the day. We learned all about balancing and weighing

We balanced butterflies on pencils and added weight to see if it changed. Then we were introduced to the word Fulcrum. 

We balanced cubes and then got out the equal arm balance. We built it and weighed different objects making predictions and testing out our theories. 

What  a successful science day!! 

Sunday, October 1, 2017


Another busy week in 2nd grade. I always love to watch the students interacting during recess. It is a sneak peek into their personalities and is such a huge and often forgotten part of brain and learning development. I commit to giving your child this time while they are in my class, knowing that it goes hand and hand with the lessons I am teaching each day. 

Here is a peek at the possible future....

Engineers, designing ramps for their cars. 


Designers, creating fashions for Barbie 

Thursday, September 21, 2017


I was gifted the book: Chalk for my son's 5th birthday this summer and once we read it it became an instant hit and I couldn't wait to sneak it out of the house to share it with the class. I finally got a chance to bring it to school today and we went outside and I read the class the book. It is a wordless book but the illustrations and events in the story  are so vivid you don't even need words to describe them. The kids were in awe! It was silent as I turned the pages and that may be a first for this group 😉 the kids loved the story and were even more excited when I told them that for writing today we were going to illustrate our own chalk drawing and then write about them! They loved it and I can't wait to see all of the great writing that this book has inspired. 

Here are just a couple pictures of us creating our masterpieces. 

Check out the book for yourself here on YouTube: