Abundant Life {Worship Wednesday}

Recently, I have spent a great deal of time trying to answer the daunting question of why a good God allows bad things to happen to people.  I have read stories, watched videos and reflected on my own hardships that life has dealt me  This has been in an effort to explain it to other people and with the hope…

I Can’t Explain How Much I Love My Children {Worship Wednesday}

My children are so amazing.  Says every mom ever. But when I look at my sweet children, I see masterpieces.  They are so beautiful and they inspire me so much.  Yesterday my son insisted that he and his baby sister wear their matching Christmas jammies.  I realize it was St. Patrick’s Day yesterday, but I kinda liked the idea myself. …

Here Is My Heart {Worship Wednesday}

Christian Teacher Bloggers unite for a Worship Wednesday Linky Party hosted by Adventures of a School Marm. Isn’t that a beautiful picture? Ok, here is my story and what moved me this week. I was driving my husband’s car and not too happy about it. My car is always warm in the garage.  My husband happened to…

My Baby Girl Is Here! {*SALE!*}

I wanted to share my girl, Calla Noelle arrived this past Wednesday, September 3 . We almost didn’t make it to the hospital! After speeding like crazy down the highway, we barely made it to the hospital room. There was no time for an epidural so she was an all natural baby. 7 lbs 7 oz and 20 1/2 inches. She…

Teacher Gifts

It made my day when I received a end of the year gift from one of my students.  He is in preschool and left me this on my desk. His classroom teacher scribed for him.  This is what it said: “Thank you playing with me.  Her play outside sometimes with me.  Her plays crayons and…

Student Awards

I presented students with end of the year awards.  It was so nice to see them all smile and feel proud of themselves.  I read the award aloud in the small group and then gave students the chance to comment on their awards.  I used materials all from Crayons to Computers, including the paper, cut-outs…

Autobiography Poems

My students’ Autobiography Poems turned out awesome and I wanted to share a couple!  I also had my students “make” themselves after they wrote their poem and I displayed the craft with the writing. This one was really cute. We made glasses out of paperclips. 🙂  Here is another one I really liked. Really, they…

End of the Year Activity *Freebies*

I made this little activity for students to reflect on what they learned this year.  I wanted to create an end of the year activity that had a little substance and required students to reflect on the highlights of what they learned throughout the year!  Also, I wanted to it be fun.  On the first…