Friday, August 23, 2013

Five for Friday

Hi everyone! I know it's been forever since I posted, so I thought I'd link up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for Five for Friday. Unfortunately, I don't have a lot of school stuff to post. I do have a few things that I've been working on, but nothing quite post-ready. I officially report back to school on Monday. Today was my last day of summer. I feel like July just started, and now we're at the end of August! I hope to have some good blog posts for you once I get  back into school with the kids. I need them for my inspiration!  

Okay, here's my very RANDOM Five for Friday:

Random #1: I finally got new glasses! Long overdue my friends. If you've followed me from the beginning, you might have heard my story about why I can not wear contacts. It's not really a story actually. It's simple. I faint. Totally out. For minutes. Out. About  10 seconds after they touch the eyeball, I'm passed out on the floor. I've tried and tried. Not gonna happen folks. So, I'm destined for glasses for life. Obviously picking a good pair is important. I had those frameless ones for the past 6 years thinking that they were less obvious or something. Now I'm embracing the glasses with these babies. 

Random #2. We took Shawn to the movie theater for the first time. I think the popcorn may have been his favorite part. Look how sleepy he looks! (This was taken after the movie). I so love going to the movies with him. Kid movies are actually quite good. :)

Random #3: We just had our patio/table finished. Our friend/old neighbor did it all! The patio, the benches and the table. I LOVE how it turned out.  He had the idea of making it triangular. So clever!

Random #4: This little guy is going to pre-k in one week. He'll be all day every day. What a big boy.  Tear!

Not so Random #5: I'm going back and putting all common core standards on all of the literacy menus. It's taking me forever for some reason! I started doing it I think last March? So that means I have to go back and fix Aug-Feb. I have finished Aug-Nov already and reposted. If you own those, you should definitely go back and re-download so you can get those common core menus! I also gave a few centers a little make over where needed.
Can you see those little letters and numbers at the top of each box? Those are the standards. :)

I'll be back next week with some freebies, classroom pictures, and hopefully something good!


  1. Love the new glasses!
    Karen Rowland
    Adventures With Firsties

  2. Sarah...
    The glasses are great ( I am a glasses-wearer too even though I do not faint when I put in contacts....I just think contacts are a pain).
    The triangular table is great!! So creative!
    My baby boy starts high school in a week....I am a bit emotional about that mayself.
    Have a great BTS!
    Lori @
    Bee the Change
    Mrs. Faas’ First Grade

  3. I LOVED seeing all of these sweet pictures of you and your little guy! I just adore you Sarah!!

  4. Watched movies, got a new pair of glasses and a new patio – Overall, what a great summer for you! I’m just curious on your contact lenses experience. Have you asked a specialist why you fainted using your contact lenses? Fainting is never a good sign, if the cause is vision problems. Good thing you found a good pair of eyeglasses for yourself. I hope you can use it for more than 6 years.

    Pinny @