Thursday, August 9, 2012

CRAZY Week ...Time to Make a List (Linky Party)

Oh my time is just flying by! I am starting to get myself ready for school! This has been a CRAZY week...with family in town, working on some school things, doing a few projects around the house, dog sitting and trying to force myself to relax and enjoy the last few days of vacation! I love making lists, any kind of list, but ESPECIALLY To-Do Lists! Who doesn't love crossing things off a To-Do List!?! I have been trying to make a To-Do List, or should I say lists. (One for everything I want to get done at home before school and one for everything I want to do for school at home.) Everytime I start the lists get way too long...and I throw them away! Usually I am super organized and prepared, I just don't know what has gotten into me! So what are your top priorities when getting ready to go back to school? Do you have a To-Do List? I am hosting my FIRST Linky Party! Join up and share your top "To-Do's" for putting your finishing touches on going back to school.

Here is my To- Do List
1. finish decorating/ setting up room
2. desk & cubby labels
3. open house info
4. prepare dismissal tags
5. create, print and laminate behavior pieces
6. organize "Teacher Binders"
7. print scope and sequence calendars
8. copy student portfolios
9. first week lesson plans
10. copy first week materials
11. gather back to school themed books
12. tweek grade book
13. prepare writing folders
14. prepare labels for take home folder
15. back to school letter
16. class supply wish list

The list could go on and on...but that is where I will stop! What is on your list? Link up and let me know!
Today as I was shopping, I thought about how one of the many reasons that I love being  a teacher is 'cause I have never out grow the "Back to School" shopping! Oh yeah!!!! So in the spirit of shopping, I am hosting a sale! Head over to my TPT store and check out some new items and some great "Back to School" items that are on sale! Sale ends Tuesday, August 14th!
Here are some previews of new items that you will find in my TPT store:

Ooo and by the way my mom is loving her surprise cruise to the Caribbean! :) Yay! She deserves it! And luckily Tropical Storm Ernesto left just in time!

Happy Thursday!


  1. I just finished posting my to-do list when I found your linky! Thanks for hosting a fun party!

    Thanks for following me...I'm a new follower!

    The Craft of Teaching

    1. Thanks for linkin up! I am about to go check out your to-do list!

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  3. Hello!
    I'm trying to enter your linky party (such a great idea btw) but it's saying something went wrong. I'll try again later but come check out my post. It has my to do list and pictures of my classroom!
    Kindergarten Schmindergarten

    1. Oh no! This is my first linky party! I probably did something wrong!!! Thanks for trying to link up! I am about to go check out your list!

  4. Hi I am also trying to add my linky and it said there was an error. Head over to my blog to check it out!

    Lauren C

    1. Oh no! This is my first Linky Party...and I probably did something wrong! Thanks for still posting your list, I am going to check it out now!

  5. A list! What a great idea! Wondering why you stopped at 16!? Loving your blog-how are you finding the time? Your kindergarteners are so lucky! Have a great year :)

    1. Hey! I saw your pictures you have posted of your new classroom...looks like you have been SUPER busy!!! Wow! How is your to-do list looking??

      My blog is a new adventure for sure! I am learning so much. :)

      Hope you are doing fantastic! Enjoy your last few days!!!!

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