Monday, July 2, 2012

Monday Made It

Today I'm so excited to be linking up with Tara's Made It Mondays.  I haven't really crafted a lot this summer for my classroom because we aren't allowed in our rooms yet and I will be in a different room this year, which has a different floor plan/layout than my room last year.  It's hard for me to really craft/create things for a space that I haven't really spent time in, other than dumping my stuff in it the last week of school. 

However, Hobby Lobby's finally put their scrapbook paper backs on sale, so I picked a up a pack of primary colors, and got busy. :) 


 
Ever since I first pinned this from kbkonnected , I have been in LOVE.  I plan on putting it right outside my door, so the students really have to look at it every morning when they come in. :)

kbkonnected:

Fantastic idea!
coolcatteacher:

kicksandgiggles:

<3

Great sign for a classroom door.
This sign pretty much sums up exactly how I would like my students to feel when they walk into my room.  I want my classroom to be a safe place where they feel loved respected, valued, and cared for.  My parents went through a pretty nasty split up while I was in elementary school/middle school and school was always my safe haven.   I could walk into the doors of my classroom and just escape the nastiness that was my home life.  I added a few terms like mathematicians, readers, and writers because I am a self contained classroom.  Then as walking the dog I realized I should probably add historians because well I do teach Social Studies.  I'll probably go back and make "When You Enter This Classroom" in a bigger font too. 

In other news, my Guide Math book should be arriving today, finally! My package got lost somehow in the facility and I'm just now expecting to get a package that I ordered June 20th.  Poor played, Amazon.  Poor played.  I typically LOVE Amazon, but I think they are punishing me for selecting Super Saver Shipping.  HOWEVER, there is a Amazon facility within 45 minutes of my house, super saver shipping is usually about the same as normal shipping for me. ;) 

Make sure you stop by Tara's blog for lots of other Monday Made It projects! :) 

28 comments:

  1. I have seen that on Pinterest! I am your newest follower! I just started my own blog and am excited to connect to other passionate educators.
    Fancy Free in Fourth

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  2. Man, that looks fantastic!
    Elizabeth

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  3. Your poem looks fantastic! I pinned that a while back, now I just need to make it!

    Brandi
    Success in Second Grade

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  4. I am in Layla's boat. So happy to connect with wonderful minds! Can't wait to start making new things to replace my old out-dated stuff!

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  5. Hi Lisa,
    Love your door signs!!! What a great message to send to your kiddos:) Thanks for linking up:) My book came late too so I am trying to play catch up as well with the Guided Math book!! But I am loving what I have read so far!!!

    4th Grade Frolics

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  6. I love your door sign! I want to make it too!

    Emily
    I Love My Classroom
    www.ilovemyclassroom.blogspot.com

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  7. Your door sign looks great!!

    I have nominated you with the One Lovely Blog Award and the Versatile Blogger Award! Come pick them up at my page :)

    http://simplysecondgrade.blogspot.com/

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  8. I have that very door posted to my pinterest and have been wanting to do that. How big did yours end up being? It looks a little smaller than the door, but it could be just the picture.

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  9. Love your door sign. What a great way to set the expectations for your class! Love it. Definitely adding this to my list to do!

    Brittany
    Stickers and Stamps

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  10. That came out so great!! I was just thinking about that door display today, because I have it pinned & can't wait to make it for next year! :) Awesome job!
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  11. I LOVE your words! I have this pinned also.. I teach K so it would mostly be for my parents, but I still LOVE it!
    Nicole
    Rowdy in Room 300

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  12. This will be going on my door this year also! Thanks for Sharing!!

    fourthgradefanatics

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  13. Cute cute cute!!! Your kids will LOVE it!!! :)

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  14. I just wanted to say “thank you” for continuing to inspire me not only as a teacher, but also as a blogger. You’ve been nominated for The Versatile Blogger and The One Lovely Blog Award. Head over to my blog to pick them up!

    Thanks,
    Amy
    Turtley Loving Teaching

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  15. This is so incredibly sweet and uplifting. I love it! I might have to make my own. This is great especially for 2nd graders who can sometimes be little worriers. :)

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  16. Hi there! I've awarded you the One Lovely Blog award :) Fee free to stop by to pick it up!

    ~Steph

    The Quirky Apple

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  17. Hey!

    I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award! You can come check out my blog for the details!

    Courtney
    3rd Grade Sprinkles

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  18. I have never seen this idea before and I LOVE it...I think I might have to try this out!! Thanks for sharing with us:)

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  19. I gave your blog an award. Come by and grab it anytime!

    Laura
    mspretzel.blogspot.com

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  20. I love your blog! I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger and the Lovely Blog Awards. Come by and pick them up!

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  21. I love it! Good for you for actually making something you pinned! I pin but then never make. :)

    Delighted in Second
    Hope you will join my $20 TPT gift certificate giveaway!

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  22. Would you add this to your TPT store? I'd love a copy but am not that talented when it comes to creatively using different fonts.

    Thanks

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  23. Could you tell me what the name of the font is that you used for the word, "Loved?" I have been looking for it & can't figure out which one it is!

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