Once school ended, I went into camp mode! I haven't worked camp in 9 years! It was a blast to have worked at a camp again! I'll have to blog about some of the amazing / fun things we did at camp too!
After 6 weeks of camp, I taught professional development classes for 2 weeks - on how to use the ActivInspire software. Had a blast as always!
Before I knew it, it was time to head back to school! My little kiddos start tomorrow!
Image taken from here.
Tonight, I will be one of those teachers preparing lessons for tomorrow! I'm happy my classroom is all ready to go! :-)
In the past, I've gone into my classroom everyday for a few hours, starting at the beginning on August. Due to work that was happening at my school, I didn't have that luxury this summer. I was finally able to get into my room the Thursday before our professional week. I wanted to make the most of it so I had 2 helpers on both Thursday and Friday that week and we accomplished a lot!
Our professional week has come and gone with a few meetings and lots of time to work in our rooms! I'm happy to say that my room is now ready for my kiddos! Before I reveal my room, here is what it looked like last year and here is what it looked like 2 years ago.
Here we go! Ladies and Gentlemen, I now present, Mrs. Lynch's Classroom for the 2015-2016 school year!!!!!!!
My Minions Bulletin Board! I found the idea on Pinterest of course!
Next up, my Instagram board - which I hope to keep up the entire year! I'll change the hashtag and the photos! I took this idea from The Kindergarten Smorgasboard!
Now it's time to enter my room:
|Rug is from www.dormco.com and the big pillows are from Big Lots|
|Green leaf lights and small white lamp with pink shade are from Dollar Tree. The pink heart is from Target.|
|My Chicka Chicka Boom Boom tree is made from pool noodles!|
|Truffula Tree - pool noodles. The spinning rack I bought for $10 when our education store went out of business.|
|Star on top of my hanging bookshelf is from Target.|
|Blue heart is from Target|
|My 1-120 board - made from a $2 shower curtain and duct tape!|
|Calendar is from US Toy. Blue butterfly lights are from Dollar Tree.|
|Grass skirt is from Oriental Trading|
|The Desktop Helpers are from ReallyGoodStuff.com - I LOVE them!|
For those of you who want an audio part to this tour, check out my video tour of my classroom by clicking here!
I'm hoping in to update more frequently this year! I'm also going to post some stories that I haven't appeared yet for Throwback Thursday! :-)
Thank you so much for stopping by!
Until next time!