Data Notebooks


Pinterest Project and Target!!

Ok, I'll share my great news first. I passed COMPS and completed my last two classes for my Ed.S!!!! Yay!!! I'm so glad to be finished with school. I definitely think I will take an extended break this time, I feel like I've been going to school since I was 5!!!!

Anywhoo, I know that I've been away for a while, I haven't looked at blogs, I haven't blogged any, I just couldn't bring myself to sit at a computer at all! However, I think that period of time is over with! I spent ALL DAY at my computer yesterday creating new stuff for my classroom!! More on that later!!

I have been able to get into my classroom, so I've been going about 2 days a week for the past couple of weeks. It's like I can't help it, I've got to get a head start or I always feel so behind!!

One issue that I have in my classroom is organization. Now, if you walk in my room, you would think that it is organized and neat. Behind the scenes, it is another story!! Especially in my desk area! So, I kept seeing this project on Pinterest, and I discovered that it was from Mrs. Rojas. This little thing will save my life!! I now have no excuse to keep all of this lovely stuff in my desk!! Check it out....

My room is decorated in polka dots and primary colors, so that's the theme I went with.

I also went shopping at Target. You know what I'm talking about, the dollar spot!!! I absolutely love it!! For some reason, it will not let me correct the pictures. Well, I've corrected them, but I haven't been able to post the new, saved picture. I tell you, with all of this technology we should be able to make this happen!!

I'm so sorry you had to do the pretzel move to look at these pictures!

I've been thinking about using the larger containers for community supplies. I've always used individual pencil boxes, which is what I did in first grade. I quickly learned that Kindergarteners can't help but to be extremely loud with these!! They drop them on the floor, they dig around in their crayons, etc., etc.!!!!!

How do you handle your supplies? Community or individual?

I've created a few things, but I did a lot, so I won't put EVERYTHING here today, I'll just do a few!!

Definitely had to do a morning work packet, especially something that's targeted for my kiddos, and not some meaningless worksheet.

In the Alphabet Flip Book, students get to sort letter according to different fonts, because it seems like there are a million!! They definitely need to recognize their letters whenever and however they see them!!

Thanks for taking the time to read my post, I know it's been a while!!

Talk to you later!!


  1. Congrats on being finished with need to celebrate!!

  2. Congrats on passing comps!! Love your colors and your organizer box!!
    First Grade Blue Skies

  3. Congrats! I bet you're too excited! :) I plan on doing individual supplies this year. Not quite ready to make the jump to community supplies AND I want my littles to each have their own pencils. It's easier that way I think.

    I need to get to a Target $1 spot!

    Miss A's Kindergarten

  4. I'm pretty certain I have spent close to $100 in the dollar spot this summer...yikes! Gotta love it, though!

    Teachery Tidbits

  5. Congrats on finishing your classes!

  6. Congrats on finishing your classes!

  7. Oh my gosh I love your blog. My room is also decorated in dots and primary colors & I'm totally a technology freak. Your teacher toolbox looks almost exactly like mine!!!! It's all done in primary colors too! I love it! I wish I had had it years ago, don't you!?!? Going to sign up to be a new follower. Can't wait to read more!

    Debbie :-)
    K is for Kinderrific


Thanks for taking the time to drop a line!