WOW! Can we say overwhelmed? OVERWHELMED. I never knew how much work it took to clear out a classroom that someone has had for over 25 years. I start school next week and I don't even feel prepared. I have books all over the floor (TONS of BOOKS) as I am weeding through them. Going through boxes and boxes of "sample" material. Although I so appreciate her leaving all this to me, I am finding a lot of "goodies" that are copies from 1979-1990's. Times have changed and so must the room! Here is what I worked on today. Since I cannot paint any of the walls or doors, I used bulletin board to cover the door before I added the curtain. I just LOVE my curtain. Since I do not and I mean DO NOT sew, I made a "No Sew" curtain by stapling it to a yard stick and adding some ribbon for an instant roman shade! My phone is not taking very good pictures but thought I would share anyways. Also, I broke down and made a couple of the "Cute Crate Seats" They are so cute. Now I want to make one for each of my students (I have 8) so they can keep them at Circle Time and store all their white boards, markers, etc.... Thank you to all of you that have shared these wonderful ideas! I am LOVING them!
Using the Explore Tool with Young Learners
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