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5 For Friday

Wow!  It's already Friday!  This week has gone by fast.  My week of vacation is over and summer school has started already and it is time for Doodle Bugs fun linky- FIVE FOR FRIDAY!  Link up and join in the fun!

1.  Spring Flowers

Since I had some time off before summer school started on Tuesday, I finally got some spring flowers planted.  I love colorful flowers!  

2.  Power Yoga

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I just got this yoga dvd in the mail.  This is not your relaxing, stretching yoga!  Jillian puts you through a work out with this one!  Loving it too!

3.  Sight Word Balls for Summer School

Did I mention that we are back in school already??  Yes, okay I did...I guess I am just in disbelief how fast that week off went!  Some of my groups have been working on sight words and using the sight word ball to make it more fun.  Where ever your thumbs land, those are the words you read.

4.  Curious George

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My incoming kindergartners and first graders are doing a Curious George unit in summer school.  Who doesn't love Curious George?  We are going to be doing a lot of fun stuff!

5.  Field Trip Time


Once a week during summer school, each grade level group gets to take a field trip.  This week we went to Jump Around.  What a lot of bouncy, jumping, get out all that extra energy fun!!


  1. Lori, I would love to see your Curious George unit! Do you have it up on TPT? We don't have incoming K's at our summer school but we have incoming firsties and I think that would be a great idea.

    Everyone deServes to Learn

  2. I have that Jillian DVD, too! I love it! :)

    Smiles from 2nd Grade

  3. Lori, your flowers are beautiful! Your kids will really enjoy Curios George! Have fun :)
    The Picture Book Teacher's Edition

  4. Hi Lori! I'm a new follower! I have most of Jillian's dvds and they sure keep my in line (when I'm not finding reasons to avoid them, that is).
    Whimsy Workshop 

  5. I love the idea of taking your kids on weekly field trips because they definitely need the break. Summer school will be over before you know it, and you'll be back on break! I've always wanted to try a Jillian Michael's dvd.

    Don't Let the Teacher Stay Up Late

  6. That's a special treat for your summer school kids. I'm sure that even though they need the extra academics, they also need to enjoy some time to have summery fun too.
    ❀ Tammy
    Forever in First

  7. I have been following you on facebook, and just found your blog! Love you products...Laura


  8. Jump Around looks like so much fun! Good luck with the workout DVD, I've heard great things about it!

    Sara :)
    Smiling In Second Grade

  9. Let us know how you like your new DVD. She's a tough one! I love to use Yogalosophy (Jennifer Aniston's trainer Mandy Ingber) .

    Thanks for sharing! I'm in my last month of school and I could really use a jump in that pit!

    The Perks of Teaching Primary

  10. I ADORE Curious George! How long is your summer school? I've never heard of it for young kids like kinders and 1st graders.

    Next question-how did you make that picture collage?


  11. Jump Around looks like a blast! I would love to do that!

  12. Maria, I don't have the Curious George unit up on TpT yet. I am still working on it. If you have anything specific that you might want in it, email me and let me know. I will see what I all I can get in it. I will be working on it this summer. Thank you!

  13. Katie, I am liking Jillian's yoga dvd too!

  14. Thank you Shawna! Now if I can just remember to water those flowers. :)

  15. Susanna, Jillian's dvd does keep you in line! I have to make sure I do it. :)

  16. Melissa, the kids love the weekly summer school field trips. And it helps with attendance too!

  17. I agree, Tammy! Even if they need to work on reading or math in summer school, they need to have some fun too. :)

  18. Thanks Brandee! I am liking the new yoga dvd. :)

  19. So glad that you found my blog and through FB! Welcome Laura, glad you are here!

  20. Sara, the kids loved the jump around and were worn out from it! Email me when you get a chance- You were one of my feedback winners. :)

  21. Shelley, I am liking Jillian's dvd so far. I haven't heard of Yogalosophy. I need to look into that!

  22. Shannon, our summer school is 19 days long. We include our incoming kindergartners so they can start getting used to the building and routine in an abbreviated way. I made the picture collage using Instacollage app. Fun!

  23. Barbara, Jump Around was a lot of fun and we had a lot of tired kids afterward!


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