Posts Tagged ‘September’

Day Stroll: Apple Picking and Some Helpful Tips


One of my favorite activities in the fall is picking apples.  There’s something about going to the field and gathering these crisp, fresh fruits.  Then, I love going home and making a zillion different things out of them.  Unfortunately, most of the orchards in our area are long gone.  They’ve been replaced with suburban sprawl… […]

Free Printable Days of the Week Magnet Clips


When I was a teacher, there were so many things that I wished I could get done at the beginning of the year. You always had time for the really important things – getting to know your students, organizing reading groups and unpacking necessary supplies.  But there was always the desire to do more of the “fun” […]

Rice Krispie Cereal Apples


It is officially the first week back at school in Virginia. For the last few days, it’s seemed like everything has come back to life. There are more kids around, the playgrounds are filled again and my teacher friends have returned to town. I guess it’s time to let the learning begin. I always find […]

Free Printable Super Teacher Pencil Flags


When I was teaching, I always loved the little gifts at the beginning of the school year that students gave.  After spending a long week setting up the classroom, attending meetings and getting to know my class (at least on paper), it was wonderful to get into school the first day and be greeted with a […]

Back to School DIY Gumball Rulers


I love candy tubes. They’re one of those treat staples that you need to keep on hand in the closet. The possibilities of what to do with them is endless. You can fill them with whatever sweet surprise you want, add a gift tag and they make a wonderful favor. The bigger tubes are even […]