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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Mailbox Thursday


  • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
  • 9" x 12" construction paper
  • red and white construction paper scraps
  • crayons
  • glue
  • - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf

    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Yea, It's Doctor Seuss birthday soon. Enjoy this special activity and celebrate some Green Eggs and Ham. Oh and don't forget One fish, Two fish, Red fish, Blue fish.


     Materials:
         Copy of the cat pattern
         9 x 12 construction paper
         Red and white construction paper scraps
         Crayons
         Glue





    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper
    2.  Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate the pieces until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline. 
            
                                        
    Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it. - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf

    Type: craft
    Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with this colorful project!
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf
    Materials for one project:
    • copy of the cat pattern (see print link)
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • red and white construction paper scraps
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Color and cut out the cat pattern. Glue it in the middle of the construction paper.
    2. Lightly draw a hat outline above the cat's head and a bow tie outline below it.
    3. Tear pieces of red and white paper. Glue a row of overlapping red pieces inside the hat outline. Then glue a row of white pieces. Alternate rows until the outline is filled.
    4. Glue overlapped red pieces inside the bow tie outline.
    - See more at: http://www.theeducationcenter.com/af/nl/tec/core/efile/CompanionDetailViewer.do?flow.ctxID=1361749539490{2,12}&flow.seqID=1361749546522#sthash.zCH3iqTe.dpuf

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013

    Workout Wednesday

    After completing my first 5K I have been trying to keep the momentum. Because the last one was not a true 5K, I have been working towards increasing my speed and keeping consistent. I haven't had much luck. Anybody else have this problem after running a race?

    But I don't have time to slow down because I have several more races coming up.

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

    No Technology Sunday

    Periodically I have my children turn off the t.v. and electronics and enjoy some family time. They don't always enjoy it, but I sure do. This morning we made pancakes and eggs together. A little dance party never hurts either to increase the buy in from your children.


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    Monday, February 25, 2013

    Amazing Monday

    This last week I was given an amazing opportunity to attend a conference for PLC's. It was three days of inspiring speakers and amazing opportunities. I also, enjoyed some company with friends I worked with last year.

    Lessons I learned:

    1. You can complain or you can look in the mirror and make a change.

    2. You are only as smart as the information you posses unless you work with a team

    3. Keep your eye on the ball

    4. The real work starts when you get back to your site

    5. If you want real change, you must first confront the elephants in the room

     Although, I'm sure each one of these was something I knew before the speakers helped me see all of this information in a new light.




     And of course a delicious lunch always helps increase the fun.


    Sunday, February 24, 2013

    6WS

    A New Oven, Some New Snacks

    We finally had our new stove delivered this weekend and I was able to make some pancakes and delicious banana bread.

    Linking with: 6WS

    Thursday, February 21, 2013

    Photos from Super Bowl Sunday


    I forgot to post these last week. We had a ton of fun and tons of food at Super bowl Sunday!
















    Wednesday, February 20, 2013

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013

    Big race day

    I have been training for eight weeks now and the big first race was this weekend.





    My Husband getting ready




    Team Name


    Get your Glow on








    Boob Shot


    Add caption





    We ran around the city looking for clues. Ended in one hour. So, much fun. Can't wait till the next one.


    Thursday, February 14, 2013

    Mailbox Thursday

    A great way to celebrate someone special's birthday:
    Type: craft
    Invite each youngster to make one of these tasty-looking treats in honor of his birthday.
    Materials for one cupcake:
    • mixture of equal parts shaving cream and glue (icing)
    • 4" x 6" paper rectangle
    • 9" x 12" construction paper
    • small red paper circle (cherry)
    • colorful paper scraps
    • scissors
    • crayons
    • glue
    Steps:
    1. Trim the rectangle to resemble a cupcake liner and add desired details.
    2. Glue the liner onto the construction paper.
    3. Fingerpaint icing above the liner, as shown.
    4. While the icing is still wet, cut the paper scraps into small pieces and gently press the resulting sprinkles and the cherry into the icing.
     
     
    Type: craft
    Celebrate Presidents' Day with this adorable craft. To make this Abraham Lincoln likeness, paint a youngster's fingers black and her palm beige. Have her press her hand onto a sheet of white construction paper. Then use a paintbrush to fill in any gaps in the print. When the paint is dry, have her use a marker to add facial details to the print. Finally, trim around the print; then help her cut out and glue a paper top hat to the cutout.

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    Work Out Wednesday

    I have began my eighth week of running and tonight I ran for 28 seconds straight. It was a long but satisfying run. Now, I am controlling my cravings, because all I want to do is eat.

    This upcoming weekend I will be competing in my first 5K and I'm so excited I can't wait.