Today was our last day - early dismissal too!
If you've been reading my blog for a while you know that I open my room every morning before school for kids to come in and work on projects or 'extra activities' of their choice. With all the end-of-year deadlines, I decided to put away all the 'fun' stuff last Friday (legos, K'nex, clay, drawing books, etc.) I kept only scrap paper along w/crayons, old markers & colored pencils out for the early birds. I also put away all my stools yesterday afternoon. I thought this would discourage my kids from coming in so I could get a little more work done. ...HA! Today I had more than 30 kids show up...
Here's what was going on:
drawing of course,
making more maru dai looms and buying yarn & ribbons for summer kumihimo braiding,
last minute finishing on a woven pouch,
and helping to wash one of the gazillion plastic trays used this year.
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