Governor’s Mansion Ornaments

I was honored this year to be able to choose a few students to create ornaments that will decorate trees in the Governor's mansion down in Baton Rouge...

Halloween Bats and Frankenstein Monsters

I love Halloween and I love how these quick activities turned out. I like to try and squeeze in some fun single day lessons when a holiday falls...

Line Design Hands

I came across an image with no link back of this project on Facebook this summer and knew it would be great for a beginning of the year...

String Sculpture

These string sculptures are as funny as the kids who made them. This year is my first year teaching Pre-K so I have been trying out quite a few...

Patriotic Program

Our first big event this year was a Patriotic Program featuring the 4th grade students. They really put on a great show this year. All the kids came...

Stick Person Portrait

Many years ago when I was preparing for my first day of teaching I wanted to plan all my lessons so that the kids got to learn something...

New year, new school, new room!

Last school year ended early for me due to the arrival of Miss Lily into our lives. Just after I started my maternity leave I was offered a...

Summer Projects

I've been working on some fun but easy projects lately. Since I'm spending most of my time taking care of our newborn there isn't too much time for...

Welcome Back Gators!

We are going to have an awesome start to our year. During our first few weeks we will be covering the routines and procedures while working on some...

“Excellence in Art” by Caddo Educators Art Exhibit

The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum just wrapped up the annual Educators Exhibit. Every summer our amazing Art Supervisor puts out a call for pieces created by art teachers in...

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

A few years ago, I found out that the Kindergarten students learn about magnifying glasses and I thought it would be a great way to get them to...

Creative Surprises

I love a good surprise especially when it comes from a student. I have taught this student since she was in the first grade. She has always been...