Having an ocean themed classroom makes my students happy. Honestly, it makes me happy! When students enter my room for intervention for the first time, they look around wide eyed and smile. Students that come to me year after year still look around and find something new. While theme rooms can be busy and overwhelming, […]
How We Made a Pirate Ship: Finishing Touches
The best find for building the ship was mini 99 cent chalkboards. I hot glued some twine around the edges of the chalkboard and my hubby added a wood scrap wrapped in brown duct tape. We attached dowels together with wire and twine and then hot glued them to secure. When we were camping, we […]
How We Made a Pirate Ship- Part Two
My husband watched the time lapse video I posted a few times. He laughed every time he watched me take a break. Who hasn’t wanted to just stretch out on the floor and take a break?! I was already there and no kid germs were in there yet!
How We Made a Pirate Ship for my Classroom
I have an ocean themed classroom. Mostly my room looks like it is underwater. Last year, my Kinders fell in love with Harry Kindergarten’s Subtract Like a Pirate song. I had a blast speaking like a pirate and telling pirate related math stories. Since pirates live in the ocean, I decided it was time to […]
At the end of last school year, I told my husband that I wanted to build a pirate ship for the top of my cabinets. He laughed and suggested I buy one at a toy store. By the end of the summer, he’d come around. I’m so excited to share what we made. I’m so […]