Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Are you feeling like THIS?!??

Do you feel like this right now??? OMigoodness, I sure do! Our super early spring weather has caused a severe case of "spring fever"! I'm still keepin' my firsties attention but I feel like I have to do cartwheels & backflips to keep one step ahead of them...Whew!!! By the way, this is one of my kiddos "Big Chickens" from my Big Chickens Writing Craftivity-this one is a real HOOT! I've had more teachers walk by this chicken in our hallway and say, "I feel just like that!" {I think its the eyes! lol}  Well, I'm super excited that tomorrow is our last day before our "Spring Break" {actually its a 4-day weekend but I like to say Spring Break because its sounds better!} We are also having a "Staff Snack Day" tomorrow which ALWAYS makes the day better! I have found soooo many yummy looking recipes on Pinterest {yell if you LOVE Pinterest...AHHHHHH!} Well, I couldn't decide which recipe to make, so I made 2! Check these out....delish-lookin', huh?

Jalapeno Popper Dip!
Pickle Wrap Dip!
I love those Pickle Wrap things & have been looking for a good excuse to try this dip. And that Jalapeno Popper dip...well, just LOOK at it!!! {Can you tell I'm a snacker?}

This is the little chart of adjectives that we came up with this week to describe that silly Splat the Cat.

The kiddos are doing a great job of using describing words in their writing-yeahhh! And have you seen Babbling Abby's "Pop Rockin' Descriptive Writing" packet? This is filled with great activities-I just couldn't resist buying it! Super cute-thanks Abby!

I just love the Pop-Rocks & check out what I just found at the Dollar Store...yep the Dollar Store!!!
It's Pop-Rocks...Easter Bunny style!!!
So we're gonna adapt Abby's great activity just a little so we can use our "Hoppin Poppin Dip"! Yummy fun! Can't wait!!!

So just remember the tip of the day... "Everything seems better when we add a lil snack to it!" {Oh boy! I better go do some Jillian to make up for all that snackin that will be goin on tomorrow! lol} Hope everyone has a wonderful Easter weekend!


  1. I love dips and those dips look awesome!! I am on spring break now and just might have to treat myself tomorrow to those dips!! Enjoy your day tomorrow with all of your snacks!

  2. That is EXACTLY what I feel like!! lol
    First Grade Blue SKies

  3. That is the cutest chicken! We don't have the nice weather yet so my kiddos are still pretty normal. I'm more excited about spring/Easter than they are! I guess that's one plus to have the gray weather through April. Still, I'd rather have the sunshine! :) I hope you have a wonderful day tomorrow! :)
    Sarah's First Grade Snippets

  4. My kids are definitely have gone a bit nutty. We have a 3 day weekend coming up, so I'm excited about that :)
    Mrs. Sheehan

  5. Can I tell you that we started our chicken journals yesterday!? I am SO egg-cited!! hehe...
    Loving your hatching unit :)

    ♥ Jen
    The Teacher's Cauldron

  6. I so felt like that last week. Thank goodness for spring break this week!
    Stories From Second

  7. Thank Goodness for Easter Break! Whew! The chicken is precious! You always have the cutest ideas!

    Peace, Love, and First Grade

  8. Christie- What a cute blog. I love the adjectives with Splat the Cat. I just became your newest follower.

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