Monday, February 6, 2012

Monday Madness! :)

Is Monday ever really any other way?  No matter how much I do on the weekend to "feel" prepared, something undoubtedly pops up and throws my AM hours into a tailspin.  Today was no different.  While the event that stirred up my day was personal (needed to go to building dept to get permit to do my roof), it was one of those things that got my happy morning routine in a tizzy!  The kids don't seem to mind - but I definitely feel flustered and like I need to catch up all day.

Enough about my crazy Monday morning.  On to school stuff.  One of the new things I have started doing in class with my prek kids is a daily morning message. We read the message I wrote (before they came in that morning) and there is usually some task to complete. For example today was missing numbers.  I had a 3 number sequence and one of the numbers was missing -  the kids had to figure
 out the missing number and we talked about how to correctly write the number ( thirteen is a 1 and a 3).  I have a number line near the easel the kids could use to check their thoughts.  They did great!!!
(I have got to start taking pics - I know.  Stay tuned for visuals)


  1. We use High Scope curriculum & we have messages every morning! I have actually about 4-5 messages each morning on a white board. We "read" them at greeting time before we do calendar!

    Creating & Teaching

  2. I am your newest follower (found you through Erin).
    Adorable blog design! :)
    Crayons and Curls

  3. I love your blog, it's adorable! Can't wait to read more about your classroom :)

  4. Newest your blog look...SUPER cute!
    First Grade Blue Skies

  5. I am a new follower!! Your blog is super cute! I would love for you to come check out my blog when you get the chance!

    The First Grade Dream

  6. I am your newest follower!! :)
    ❤ Sandra
    Sweet Times in First

  7. Love the blog!!!! Can't wait to see your future posts! =)
    Under the Alphabet Tree