New Classroom Pictures and Pinterest Craft Night

As I said in my last post, I finished my classsroom.  Then on Sunday, I took it all down and moved to the classroom next door.  It took me 10 hours, but I got it done!!  Thankfully, I had help from my husband, parents, and two friends.  I would have never finished it without them.  Click HERE to see pictures of my classroom before I tore it all down and started over.
Here are some pictures of my new classroom.
My desk area

Calendar and Focus Wall (Notice my adorable alphabet from Katie at Queen of the First Grade Jungle. Love it!!)

Windows and a door to the outside

Small Group Area

Sink and Storage

Picture taken from the entryway

I have a nice long hallway to my classroom

Hall to my classroom
My clipboard tub, inspired by The Polka Dot Patch

Our Open House/Back to School Night is Monday so I have some things ready to go.
My classroom brochures and a bag of microwave popcorn.
 You can click HERE to download the Popcorn page above.
This is taped to a glowstick bracelet.
You can click HERE to download the Glowing Star above.

Tuesday night, a couple of teachers that I Crossfit with, got together and had a Pinterest inspired Craft Your Classroom Night.  It was a lot of fun.  Here is the frame that I made using my Cameo:
The students will hold this up so I can get pictures of each of them on the first day of school.
Here are the crafts that my friends created.

How cute are these owls!!!!!  Original idea found HERE.

She can use dry erase markers to write her lesson objective on these frames.  I searched and searched for the original spot for this idea because it is all over Pinterest, but could not find the original source.  If you know, please let me know and I will give credit.

I love these clipboards and they are on my list of things to make during our next craft night!!  This idea was found HERE

 So, now I plan on enjoying the last couple days of summer vacation!!  I cannot believe how fast the summer has gone :(  I sure will miss sleeping in a little bit and mornings at the park with my girls.


  1. LOVE the new classroom!! I just have a question about your Cameo- when you purchased it did you apply for the educators discount? Also, how much was it afterwards? I am seriously thinking I need one after seeing your awesome creation!!

  2. Love your classroom. I can't imagine having to switch rooms after it was already finished. You did a great job.

  3. I love your room! It is very cute! I also love your pinterest crafts. :)

  4. Your room looks great!! Props to you for doing it twice!!!
    A Cupcake for the Teacher

  5. Love it! SO many cute ideas! Thanks for sharing. :)

    Colleen Patton
    Mrs. Patton’s Patch

  6. Your room is absolutely fabulous Jodi! And to think you set it up twice-I am bowing down giving you major respect right now! Wowsers!

    Love your lil craft night with the girls-such great ideas. They all turned out so cute. The clipboards are on our list.

    So we just bought a Cameo yesterday because all of you are posting such fun lil ideas that you've made with them. Any words or wisdom or must haves for it?
    Thanks for sharing your night and your room!

    ~Christy & Tammy
    Fluttering Through First Grade

  7. Love your projects! Also LOVE Crossfit! Hoping to get some of my coworkers to go with me sometime...we shall see...

  8. Wow! You got a lot accomplished in one day! Your new room looks a lot bigger. I love the windows and the door outside!

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    First Grade Garden

  9. You had me at Pinterest Party!! But your room looks fantastic! I can't believe you had to do it twice you poor thing. Thank goodness for family helpers!!

    ❤ -Stephanie
    Falling Into First

  10. Your room looks wonderful and HUGE!!! OMGoodness it is so MASSIVE!

    I love all of your crafts. Those owls are adorable! Thank you for sharing all of these great pictures. =)

    Heather's Heart

  11. I love all the natural light. So nice. That hallway is fabulous, too. I just want to say how jealous I am. You have finished your room twice and I'm still not done with my room once. :)

    You Might Be a First Grader...

  12. Love the room, it looks great and what a hallway. So excited for you. Almost finished with mine. Also love all the stuff made with the cameo, I am wanting one know too.

  13. Your room looks great! I love the glow stick idea.

  14. SPECTACULAR!!! Your students are lucky to have you!!! Stop by anytime!

  15. Wow you deserve an award for getting it all done TWICE. Looks fab! Love the glow stick magic. Gonna have to steal that idea. Thanks for sharing!

    First Grade Fairy Magic


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