This week we are having our valentines exchange, since it is only a few days away. This year I have a few students with food allergy so we had to go the no candy route, which isn't a bad thing since that seems to be all I am craving right now. Sweets and fruit have been what I have been living off of for the last few weeks, I hope there is an end soon. I really want some steak but this baby is determined to make me a vegetarian. Anyway that is another post for a different day.
So the girls and I sat down and looked thru Pinterest. We found 2 cute valentines to share.
Thanks to the 100 yen shops, gosh I am going to miss those when we leave Japan and get back to the states. Anyway for just a couple dollars I was able to get everything and we sat down and put them together. I think they turned out great. The only thing left after that was to make the "mailboxs" for each girl so they could collect their valentines. I just took a couple of shoe boxes and wrapped them in plain brown paper. Cut a square in the top for deliveries and with a few stickers, some marker and of course a lil paint...
We had 2 cute valentine mailboxes.
I love this time of year it gives me an excuse to be crafty. lol.
Anyway on to week 18.
My favorite You Tube person CCHappyMom continued her song this week to finish up the rest of central Europe. Yea!!! Now I do have to admit that as an adult I find it hard to memorize all 500 pieces of information that these kids seem to soak up with out effort. However this weeks and last weeks history song have been playing constantly in my head, I am pretty sure I will always know the countries that make up Central Europe. It could be because she put it to the music of one of my favorite songs, who doesn't love the om-pa loom-pa song. You can find the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPE24XlllHo
I do have a math song for you however it includes weeks 16-20 and I need to practice a lil more before I put it on the blog. Sorry it will be coming soon. I also am going to try and back up and post some weeks that we have already done. That way next time around we will be more ready.
I am going to use my ball again for Newtons 3rd law, its simple enough to memorize so I think if I can give them a good visual then they should get it.
Nouns are a different story. I couldn't come up with any cute hand out so I am just going to have them help me make up some hand motions for it. They seem to remember them better if they help come up with the motions. Besides it pretty funny watching some of the things they come up with.
Well that's all for this week. I hope you have a Happy Valentines.