I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs this week to share what I've been up to this week during the craziness that is Halloween.
This is clearly a problem:
I went to my admin to see if we could purchase something from this century and to my delightful surprise she said "Go ahead and get something"!
So, this is what I found at Best Buy:
It takes 5 regular sized headphones or earbuds and the sound squality is great! Right now I have it hooked up to my classroom computer and we use it for Listening To Reading during Daily 5. BUT the nice thing about this is that it can also be used in an ipad so we could have multiple listening stations set up.
In my search for a cheap Halloween costume at the dollar store, I found these bad boys!
These are sponge capsules that you put into warm water and the kids watch them dissolve and grow into something!
I put them in the cups while the students were working and I didn't tell them what they were. They watched them with such intensity! I loved listening to their conversations about what they thought was going to happen or what they thought they were.
Our school does a pumpkin carving contest each year. The students bring in spare change and vote on their favorite pumpkin. The money raised goes to a charity that our sixth grade students pick. These were my favorite!
And of course we did a little pumpkin carving in my class too!
And I will leave you with a pic of my two favorite trick or treaters: