I cannot believe that it is just about time for the Elf on the Shelf to make its appearance! Where have the past few months gone?! ACK! I am super excited about bringing the Elf back our, the Kinders last year loved it! It will be strange to have to call her a new name this year. The biggest thing I love about having the Elf around is the writing piece. My students wrote in their Elf Journals every morning for their Before School Work (BSW). Here is an example:
This really helped to strengthen their writing skills as well as their fine motor skills. Our elf did a lot of silly things:
Will you be using an Elf on the Shelf? What are some fun things you like to do with your elf?
Happy 1st Blogiversary to me! I cannot believe it has already been a year! This year has been so super stressful and jam packed with meetings, data, a grad class and the like that I have had little to no time to take pictures or to document all of the fun things we have been doing. I feel like a bad blogger, but, I also feel like I need to recognize this milestone! I hope to soon be back to updating a little more frequently as my grad class winds down.