I know myself and my kiddos are starting to get super excited about summer break, so I always do a little something to make the time fly by even faster. I do a special countdown to summer with activities related to the alphabet. I call it Mrs. Blackmon’s ABC Countdown! This is something I love, but can’t take credit for. Mrs. Pemberton next door shared this with me last year and I am pretty sure I will be using this for a long time.
I have attached a copy of my ABC countdown to give you an idea of what we do for each day. I have also created a document for one of the days (Letter M- Memory Book). Below are some bulleted blogs with ideas to use for some of the letter days on the calendar. I hope this makes the rest of your school year fly by!
· Suddenly Second Graders (Art and Bubble Gum Day) They have a really cute writing activity to go with bubble gum and it could also double as an art project too.
· For C we do a lot of bucket filling activities. We use the compliment cards to give to our classmates and read the bucket filling children’s book. I plan on implementing bucket filling into my classroom next year! See a link below for the compliment cards.
· What the Teacher Wants (Experiment Day) We are going to use her cute Dancing Raisins Experiment. It is free, cute, and my students’ will love it….SOLD!
I have posted a link below for the photo memory page I made. I don’t know why, but my cute font isn’t coming through on Google Docs. If you want me to email you a “cuter” font copy just let me know. Sorry about that! Here is the link any way. I usually print off a lot of pictures from events and activities throughout the year and let them pick a few to write about.
Memory Book Page