Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Cutest Turkeys Ever!

I know that lots of people do the turkey disguise project.  I started doing it last year and they were really cute, so I did it again this year.  I have to say that they turned out really great again! Check them out:

The pig in the middle of the window was my favorite.  The pig mask actually lifts off and you can pull the turkey out of the costume.  They actually made this turkey have a double costume - when you pull him out, he has a Pilgrim costume on!  Oh, and I forgot to mention, the pig costume even has a piggy tail on the back. 

If you've never done this before, you need to try it next year.  The kids and families really have a blast doing it and they usually turn out great!

**Sorry for the delay in posting this, but my Mama flew down for Thanksgiving, and I spent the whole week just enjoying time with her!**  I hope your Thanksgiving was awesome!

Monday, November 5, 2012

Election Day and a cute Thanksgiving art idea

Hey guys and gals,
      Every four years we do a mini unit on elections.  The kids get to register to vote and then we vote for President on Election Day.  This year, we used activities from this book:

It's really a great resource with a book on elections and voting, information on presidents, even voter registration cards and ballots to copy.  Our first grade classes have to bring their voter registration cards tomorrow and vote based on their "address".  For example, my class "lives" on Spradlin Street, so they will go to one "polling location".  We give each teacher an "address".  We have Alford Avenue, Bruey Blvd., Padgett Place, and Jackson Junction.  I can't wait to see who "wins". 
I did make an election day quiz to go with the book we made.  If you'd like a copy, feel free to grab it below:
Election Day Quiz

On another note, I wanted to share an adorable activity we do each year for Thanksgiving.  The kids get to pick if they want to make a pilgrim or an indian. 

I know I posted about these last year, but they're just so cute, I thought I'd post for my new followers.  I got this idea from The Virtual Vine. Just click the link to go there (you have to scroll down almost to the bottom of the page to find them).

Sunday, November 4, 2012


Ok, so I haven't done a currently in a while, only because by the time I have a chance to sit down and do one, it's like the end of the month and by then, what's the point? So now, I'm linking up and here's my Currently:
Head over and link up by clicking below:
Is anybody else really excited about the holidays?  I start getting excited around Halloween.  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this time of year. 
We're voting on Tuesday!  Come back for some cute pictures and ideas for Thanksgiving activities!