Monday, February 1, 2016

The Good. The Random. The Fun. v. 5

The Good:
Kim and I are birthday buddies. She was so sweet and sent me this gorgeous figure for my birthday. Thank you Kim!

The Random: 
We learned about Fact and Opinion this week. Two of my kids handed me this after recess....
"fact = j is tickalish. why bc I said so"
"opinion = s &j are good at reanacting the titanic bc people think we are bad (but we are not)"
"fact = there are more than a million people in the world bc someone conted"
"opinion = people have to get a degree. why. because you would get a bad job if you don't"
"fact = I like ice cream bc I said so"
 Love it!

The Fun:
We went and read our polygon books to the kindergarteners Thursday. My kids were so amazing and the little guys loved their math story time!



   

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19 thoughts on the matter:

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

Beautiful present Tamar, Happy 1st of February :):) thanks for hosting..

jandi said... {Reply}

lovely gift! LOVE the fact/opinion piece! have a wonderful week!

Ramona said... {Reply}

Happy Birthday! :) And I LOVE the crocheted head piece (sorry, I don't know its official name).

Chrissy said... {Reply}

Happy belated birthday! What a lovely figurine - I have a few of those, they are quite a thing here in Germany.
Hope your February will be awesome! xxx

Bekah said... {Reply}

I love Willow Tree figurines!! I don't have the one you showed but it is lovely - and so fitting!

Kathy McB said... {Reply}

You are blessed with such a rewarding job, and they are blessed with you :)

Chere Mama said... {Reply}

Ha Ha! I think it's an absolute fact that ice cream should be loved "because I said so!" Happy Birthday!!

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

I love that you two share birthday time. That's so special!!! Adore the figurine!!!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

Love those facts vs. opinions!! My kids always loved going into read to the k/g classes!

Adrienne said... {Reply}

I'd love it if "because I said so" was really all that was needed to make something a fact!! I'd have a few 'facts' of my own to toss out there! I think it's so fun you and Kim are birthday twins - what an encouraging treat for the both of you...and I love those wooden figurines!

Jenn said... {Reply}

Such a lovely gift...and the facts/opinions are priceless!

Dina Lettre said... {Reply}

So fun that y'all share a birthday!!

Kim Cunningham said... {Reply}

It's a privilege to share a birth date with you!

Deanna said... {Reply}

Ahh how sweet. Sharing a birthday with a friend is a wonderful thing. And ofcourse I always love seeing your students at work and having fun. Happy Birthday!!

Kelly Kardos said... {Reply}

Happy Belated birthday Tamar. Unexpected gifts are the best.

Nicki said... {Reply}

Love the angel and I can only imagine there is never a dull moment with the students.

packmom said... {Reply}

Great gift! So cool the older kids shared their books with the younger ones. I love it when classes can mix like that. They do it for some things in our school too and its a great experience for both age groups. Enjoy that warmer weather and have a great week.

edenhills said... {Reply}

Beautiful figurine! I love the "because I said so."

Lr Jamison said... {Reply}

You received a lovely gift and I'm loving the things your students say! I think they enjoyed this unit.