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Random Grouping Cards

I love putting my students in groups! I believe that grouping students is an effective way to help students learn and it encourages student leadership. One of the easiest ways to group students is to use grouping cards. I made… Continue Reading →

I Spy Colored Rice Bottles

Last week, I was cleaning out my classroom closet and found an activity that I haven’t used in years… It was my I Spy Scientific Notation and Law of Exponent colored rice bottles. My students LOVED playing with these! On… Continue Reading →

DIY Refinishing My Childhood Toy Box

I am refinishing my childhood toy box.  When I was very little, my mom bought an unfinished wooden toy box. Mom finished the toy box in a walnut finish.  It was really pretty back then but, me and my sister, used… Continue Reading →

DIY Making a Table Lamp

When you can’t find what you want, you do it yourself! – DIY Making a Table Lamp I found the cutest elephant table lamp in an Old Time Pottery ($18.99) ad but when I went to the store they didn’t have… Continue Reading →

Refinishing MawMaws Old Singer Sewing Machine

MawMaw’s Old Singer Sewing Machine – I am VERY sentimental! I think it is wonderful to have a piece of furniture in the house that reminds you of loved ones. When my grandmother passed away my dad gave me her sewing… Continue Reading →

DIY Lamp Shade from a Metal Hanging Basket

DIY Lamp Shade – My husband loves this hideous metal floor lamp we found several years ago… It just wasn’t working for me!  I did not want to spend any money on this lamp! In fact, I really wanted to… Continue Reading →

Dollar Tree Picture Frame Facelifts

Dollar Tree Picture Frame Facelifts – Super short post!  I had several old picture frames I had purchased from Dollar Tree a few years back (20 or so).  They were not in great shape and, to my knowledge, never have… Continue Reading →

DIY Distressed Shelves

DIY Distressed Shelves – We have donated and sold all the furniture from our guest bedroom.  I showed my husband the headboard I wanted to make…  It was from a beautiful antique mantel I found at Antiques at the Loop. … Continue Reading →

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