We had our book fair this week at school. How I wish we didn't sell all the little toys at the book fair because they drive me crazy in class. Seriously, I teach grade five and six students - why are they still playing with toys??? And then, I came across these little cuties ... and I couldn't resist. Yes, even the teacher can be a big kid and bring home a few "toys" to play with her kids. ;)
Did a little more shopping, too. When I was at Michael's shopping for some birthday presents, I fell in love with these baskets. Or maybe I fell in love with the 40% off sticker. Whatever it was, I think these will look fabulous on top of my bookshelves at school - and since I'm running out of room on the shelves (thank-you, book fair), they will soon be stacked full of reading treasures.
I added a new resource to my TPT store this week. I've had a few requests to make a nonfiction set for my reading comprehension posters, so I did. These posters are similar in appearance to the fiction posters, but the questions are specifically geared to nonfiction (text structures, text features, vocabulary, main idea, etc.)
Lastly, I had the nicest surprise waiting at my door when I got home today. I am constantly reminded by how much I LOVE the blogging community I'm lucky to be a part of ... and I have some of the sweetest friends in the world - even if I haven't ever met them in person. My sweet, sweet friend, Kim, sent me these delicious little goodies today - how did she know they'd arrive on a Friday just when the family needed a little pick-me-up. THANK-YOU so much, Kim. We ♥ you!