Thursday, December 17, 2015

Two Hoots and A Holler: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Hoot #1
The elf came back to the Rockstars this year!  This year my students chose to name her "Twinkle Star".  She has a friend across the hall named "Jolly"...they are bad to the bone when they are together!  My students love Twinkle Star!  It is so funny to hear them talking to her.  She only had to go away twice this year.  She got grounded from our class until our behavior improved.  Santa made her work in his workshop while she was students were not happy about that at all!  Check out some of the shenanigans  that have gone on in our room...
 She loves to read!  Christmas books about Santa are her favorite! 

Jolly and Twinkle Star got into the Christmas ribbon!  They left ribbon all over our class, and Twinkle Star got a little tangled up in all that ribbon!  We think Jolly helped to tangle her up in all that ribbon! 
Our tree got toilet papered, and the next day she had to have a day to rest!  I guess that wore her out! 

Here was her letter our class stating Santa made her stay in the North Pole.  It showed up on our morning meeting Power Point!  The picture below was when she came back.  
Hoot #2 
What a day of giving it has been! Today was our Christmas party! We started the morning with the Polar Express movie. The children drank hot chocolate and ate cookies while the children in the movie drank hot chocolate on the train ride to the North Pole.  When the boy receives the bell as the first gift of Christmas, our students got jingle bell necklaces!  As the movie ended we ate pizza and created our own desert!
 Each child created their own editable Christmas tree using pointed cones, twizzlers and M&M's. 
We had so many parents come this year! What a blessing!!

We wrapped up the day, exchanging gifts with one another.   The students got to open their gifts!  We were so proud of how grateful and excited they were for their gift!  They opened it right away, and shared with everyone! 
Someone got a make up kit! Lovin' the blue eyeshadow! 

Great times were had by all!  Love those smiling faces! 

before all of the festivities started, We made sure that we thanked those that are so near and dear to our hearts! Can you guess who that might be????

 Here they are!! Our assistants! Mrs. Amanda, Ms. Betty and Mrs. Amy make it possible for us to do half of the crazy ideas that we come up with and we know it!! As our gift to them, we had these shirts made for them by Vinyl By Dana. Are these shirts not awesome?!?! Awesome shirts for awesome people! We are so thankful for them each and every day!
Of course, we had to have shirts of our own! So for Christmas I had to get Jodi a shirt! These are absolutely adorable! The picture doesn't do it justice.  Check out our Instagram for a better pic. Theses were also made by Vinyl By Dana. You can check Dana out on Facebook or Instagram.

Here is the whole crew!
During this holiday season, we are going to spend it with family and friends, as we hope you are. So this is our last post for 2015! Thank you all, who have cheered us on and supported our dreams! Thank you for your ideas and pushing us to grow! 

We want to wish all of you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!! 

This Week's Holler...
This week's holler goes out to Angela at The Bilingual Teacher! First we want to say that we are totally jealous that she can speak two languages fluently.  We have so many Spanish speaking students each year.  We know some of the basics but it is truly a gift to be about to speak both. We are also totally jealous that she got to go to NYC! We are sure it is a blast and look forward to some pics!  Angela has some really cute stuff! We have already printed off her lollipop addition to use in our classroom! Be sure to stop by and check her out!
The Bilingual Teacher

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