Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Pen Pals

I feel like I have been running around like a chicken with their head cut off.  It has been a crazy summer and I can't believe the month of June is officially over.  Next week is my last week in my house so I am trying to finalize moving items, attend workshops, and try to squeeze in time for various other things that are on my to-do list. 

I hate when I attend workshops because I always end up spending $$ down the line.  I just bought 4 new books for my classroom to use this year and I am beyond excited.  I'm going to see if I can come up with a few things to share once the books come in.  Hopefully I have time to do that with preparing for a new classroom and all that goes along with that. 

I have been thinking today during these workshops and I have been thinking about pen pals.  I did this last year with my Mon-"stars" but as luck would have it I am not employed by the school that my class were pen pals with.  So I am wondering would any of my blogging friends like to start being pen-pals with my class next school year?  You wouldn't believe how excited a kid gets over having "mail."  Just leave me a comment or e-mail me and maybe we can get the ball rolling on that.

Did I mention I also got a new laptop!?  I am way too excited about this.  I think I am more fascinated with the web cam than any other feature on it.  I've never had one or used one before so it is a very new experience for me. 

I hope everyone is doing well and I promise to have some freebies or other ideas for you soon! 

2 comments:

  1. I also teach 2nd grade...I teach in Virginia. I think it would be fun to link up and do pen pals with our classes! We have to learn how to do a friendly letter, which we learn when we do our Flat Stanley projects, but I think this would be more meaningful! My email is lusigma04 (at) gmail.com if you'd like to email me about it!

    Haley
    Following Optimism in 2nd Grade

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  2. We are you newest follower! If you get a chance, come visit is at:

    wearesecondgradesmartypants.blogspot.com

    -Katie and Lisen :)

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