As we were settling in first thing in the morning, I was opening the blinds and noticed that our last caterpillar had finally blossomed into a beautiful butterfly!
We excitedly headed outside to release him. He was so reluctant to take flight though. He held on so tightly to his branch. One student broke out into song, singing R'Kelly's - I Believe I Can Fly! I decided we couldn't wait forever and the children inferred that his "wings must need more time drying"; so we headed back inside with him.
Later that afternoon, I remembered that I still needed to give this
Also on Friday, we wrapped up our ROCK THE TEST project. This idea came from Tiffany Gannon's Rockin' Out the Test...
My kids loved creating a mini-me, rocker style. They also had to write advice or strategies about taking the TEST! They did a fantastic job, and it is stinking cute hanging up in the hallway!
Lastly, I want to share what I
To create these gifts, I bought clear frames at the dollar store ($7), ribbon ($2), flowers/stickers ($2), post-it notes ($4). Most items, except the frames, were purchased at Wal-mart. I already had 12x12 scrapbook paper at home (for 7 frames, it took under 1 1/2 pages).