Fri
01 Jan
2016
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Ya llegan los Reyes Magos

Happy New Year Everyone!

I am joining Iteachbilinguals linky party!

If you are in Spain you are still on Holiday. If you are a dual language teacher in the U.S. You will be back to school soon. So I think that this is a good freebie for you:

Reyes magos

It is a Wise Men simple craftivity that you can use to write a letter to the Reyes Magos. It could be a Thank You letter if you go back to school on the 7th or you could just write a poem. That is what we did.

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The printable file includes head and hands on one page, 2 beards for two students on the next page, 2 crowns for to students on the third page and the writing paper. If you want to create your own writing paper, the FREE border is from Kinda Art.

I highly recommend printing the face/hands page on colored paper to avoid extra coloring.

To do the crowns we first drew the top part, you can see each student has a different design on top. I asked them to make a few ‘big mountains’ instead or lots of tiny ones for easy cutting. Then we decorated with stickers.

If you are looking for more Reyes Magos resources visit last year post.

Have fun and enjoy the linky!


Christmas crafts

I loved this year Christmas celebration in our school. We did Polar Express on our last day before winter break. It was not a lot of work and the kids were superexcited. If you haven’t heard about it I highly recommend you doing a pinterest search for next year.

We decorated the classroom as a train and gave the students jingle bells in the end. It was magical.

polar express

We did some crafts too… So many I do not have photos of all of them:

The first one is this cute little elf by First grade Blue Skies:

First grade blue skies

We used foam instead of paper and it turned out ever cuter. đŸ˜‰

We also did the snowman buddies we did last year but I totally let them to choose eyes, noses, hats… I love that they turned out so unique.

snowman craft

We did this awesome little craft too. This was pretty easy. Just print the body on light brown paper and decorate with crayons.

gingerbread man craft

You can get a free pattern here:

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This Christmas ball was a hit. We decorated them with the families.

Christmas decor craft

In my school we always ask parents to come and help for a day. The kids love  creating a family craft with them. This year we did Christmas balls.

First we gave them the white ornament and asked them to add Mod Podge and  colored tissue paper. When they finished they could add some all the glitter.

The next day we did tags to wrte their names and take them home.

And now that Christmas is over I can’t wait to get ready for the Next year! See you in 2016!

taking home crafts

Thu
31 Dec
2015
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I am Back! Halloween stuff

It is a little late to post about Halloween. I still have more posts about Xmas and winter coming soon.

I got married in October and I totally neglected the blog for two months.

First let me show you the wedding stuff:wedding

I do not have the photos yet, this is an instagram pic. It was a lovely day with friends and family. Then we went for the Honey Moon to Australia!!! We had lots of fun. Australia had been in my list for a very long time. We also had some time to visit some Australian friends. We attended a TPT meet up and finally met Melanie From the Pond.

australia

 

Back to work again. It was hard but it really helps that I love my job and my school. And I had bought little gifts for the kiddos that I was excited to give them. đŸ˜‰

It was time for Halloween stuff. When you have little or none time to prepare Halloween you have pinterest. I did this awesome craft with the kiddos. We used it last year too. Thanks to my coworker who sent me this photo because I forgot taking a photo of my classroom.

halloween craft pumpkin

We used the Monster craft to review our number lines. I found the idea on Teacher Bits and Bobs.

halloween craft frankie

We also did the classical bat hats. Nothing special, but the kids love using white crayons on black paper.

halloween craft bats

So this was all we did in Halloween , or at list what I can remember looking through my phone photos. Coming soon with some Christmas fun. :)