Travel Themed Classrooom: My Favorite Classroom Bunting Yet!

Today I finished yet another "project" in hopes of one day fulfilling my "vision" of a Travel themed classroom (with an "older" look)! I created these bunting graphics using PowerPoint and clip art that I purchased online. You can download this file for FREE here: Reading Will Take You Places Bunting! Just tryin' to share … Continue reading Travel Themed Classrooom: My Favorite Classroom Bunting Yet!

Classroom Trash to Treasure: DIY Decoupage Storage Cabinets

In my last post, I told the story of my first classroom "trash to treasure experience" and what it resulted in, which were these ahhh-mazingly fun and functional (I might be just a tad biased) plastic storage cabinets: Now, I know you are going to find this hard to believe but these were old, dusty … Continue reading Classroom Trash to Treasure: DIY Decoupage Storage Cabinets

I Hit the “Travel Theme” JACKPOT Today!

So if you've been following my recent posts, you know that I've made an executive decision to transform my new classroom into some sort of "Travel Haven". If you haven't, check out these two posts to catch yourself up 😉 My "Travel Themed Classroom" Adventure DIY: Name Decoupaged on Wooden Letters The inspiration for a … Continue reading I Hit the “Travel Theme” JACKPOT Today!

My “Creating a Travel Themed Classroom” Adventure… Ready, Set, Go!

I was teaching 8th grade English at a small country school for the past two years. During this time, I was overwhelmed by the "crosswalk" from the old California State Standards to the new Common Core State Standards and failed to give the "look" of my classroom the proper attention. Yes... I said it... "I … Continue reading My “Creating a Travel Themed Classroom” Adventure… Ready, Set, Go!