I found this Monday Made item on pinterest which is a great place to find inspiration. I don't remember who I saw had these hanging in their room...obviously not the the same rules but the idea of places the rules on brightly painted wood. Side note- I got my wood and paint from Walmart (not a huge fan of that place) and found that their supplies are a lot cheaper than Hobby Lobby and Michaels. My classroom rules or expectations were always printed on a poster board and hung in the corner of my classroom. Since our school implemented PBIS, we created school wide expecations. So I thought I would create our school expectations and mod podge them onto wood that I painted. My hope is that the expectations stick out a little more...hopefully they will be a great reminder for some students. I haven't hung the expectations on the wall yet...nor do I know where I actually want to place them in my room. However I thought I would still let you see what I made! Eventually I will take pictures of my classroom when it is complete!
My second Monday Made It is my "I Mustache You a Question" packet. I plan on using these question cards during my class meeting. I will let students pick a question card and even use the mustache and eye glass props. Students will love this! The questions ask students about themselves, their family, school, and there are also yes and no questions to make is quick. I plan on including common core questions soon (when I find time to create them)...fingers crossed that will be soon! I just thought this would be a catchy way to not only get to know each other but to catch the attention of our friends. Many teachers have a questions of the day in their classrooms...this could be used for that as well. You don't have to even use it for the question of the day or during a class meeting. You can use these question cards as a back to school activity and/or as a time filler. Possibilities are endless! ;) Click on the picture to be directed to this item.
Now it's your turn to link up! Good luck with getting your classroom ready for the new school year!