When I saw Clicky Pix’s ‘UP’ classroom door, I couldn’t wait for the end of the school year! I reused the clouds I had made for our Lorax bulletin board, grabbed the house image from Google and cut it out. I cut all of the letters in the Teacher’s lounge, blew up a each balloon and stapled it all onto the board. Once I had the balloons in place, I found some leftover yarn in the classroom and attached them at the bottom in a point and stretched them up toward the balloons. I added my house on top and we were ready to start the countdown! Each day, a child wrote the countdown number and stapled it to the board and we counted down the days to summer together.
I personally wasn’t so welcoming of Spring this year. I love the winter months here in South Florida and never want them to end! I swear, the weather is just perfect…and so is my hair. Bunbun’s teacher loves Dr. Seuss, so for Earth Day, we just had to do a Lorax Themed board. I again took to her amazing projector with my poster board and went to town. The grass was triple folded bulletin paper and I used the Martha Stewart Fringe Scissor to create the blades of grass. Once the board was up, we were finally able get some work up there for everyone to enjoy.
When Bunbun’s Kindergarten Teacher mentioned that she wanted to do a board for “Random Acts of Kindness,” I immediately thought of The Giving Tree. It was one of my favorite books as a child and I had to jump at the opportunity! I searched on Google for the book cover and used her teachers projector to project the image of the boy. I drew it on poster board and thickened the lines with a sharpie. I colored him in, cut him out and up he went! She absolutely LOVED this board and plans to leave it up until she retires in a few years.