What a long day! Our school is in the midst of administering standardized tests for four days this week. Today was day #1. Since I have a kindergarten homeroom and K doesn't take this test, we spent a good part of the morning working on Mother's Day stuff. First, we completed the book that I created. Click the picture to get it in my TPT store. It's currently on sale for $1.20!
Next, we made envelopes from construction paper to hold all of our gifts. My friend and colleague, Lori from Teaching with Love and Laughter gave me this great idea. I took mine a step further and had the kids weave yarn in and out around the outside (minus the opening). This was really
You have to love the backwards "p's" and the spelling of "moth'rs" not to mention the fact that the second one was decorated upside down. Oy vay! Atleast they decorated them nicely!
Tomorrow we are making these:
I got this idea from a colleague last year. I made this with popsicle sticks last year, but decided to try pipe cleaners this year. Click the picture below to download the poem and labels!
Directions: Make 2 pots and glue around the inside edges to make a pocket for the flowers.
Sign your name and glue the poem on to the front of the pot.
Trace and cut out four flowers.
Glue the jobs labels onto the flowers.
Tape or glue the stems onto the flowers.
The flowerpot says:
Pick a flower
And I'll do
A very special
Job for you!