Friday, October 21, 2011


Wow! What a week! It went by so slow, until today. Today CRUISED by!

Today during Math Stations, we made spiders. They took way longer than I expected so it was mass chaos. Not gonna lie. I cannot claim this came from my new teaching bestie, who "lives" next door. She is awesome, to say the least.

We start with a big, black oval (or circle). The kids write their name on the back. Then, they come up with 8 equations that equal 8! They had so much fun doing this...

And the best part is that it is self-leveling!

When we have them all put together, they make a face on the front. Some are SCAAARY faces and some are CUTE faces! They will look so cute in the hallway for conferences!

Hope you had a great week! I'll be linking up here, at Clutter-Free Classroom's Weekly "A Peek in My Planbook" Linky Party!  :)



  1. This would be a great addition to my spider unit. Thanks for sharing! I found your blog through the linky party at CFC!

    Teachin' First

  2. What a great idea for this time of year. We are learning about addition strategies now, so this would be a great addition to our math unit!

  3. I just gave you the Blogs on Fire Award. Thanks for inspiring me. Please share 7 things about yourself and pass the award on.

    1st in Maine

  4. Just stopping by to peek into your planbook. Love this! Come by and peek into my planbook.

    Happy Weekend!
    Rebecca at
    The Teacher's Chatterbox

  5.! I'm totally using this today! Thank you!! :)