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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Sixty Degrees and A Little Chalk


Every year on the first school day of 60 degree weather following winter I take coatless kids outside to play with chalk and bubbles. Literally, we stop what we are doing, I announce it is 60 degrees, kids cheer, I cheer and we pack up the equipment and go. It is always a blast and I always look forward to that day. Seeing the faces of so many happy bubble popping, blowing, chalking happiness.

I would like to invite all you slicers out there to join me and my students on April 30th for the second year of Chalk-A-Bration. It is an event anyone can join as long as there is chalk involved. Chalk a poem, drawing, anything appropriate and link it here at Teaching Young Writers! For more info see last years post with the details here! I hope to see you there and your chalky love. :)

2 comments:

  1. Yay! Chalk-A-Bration is back! I'm looking forward to it and know my students and my own children will enjoy it. Love the pictures from your celebration!

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  2. How fun to celebrate the first sixty degree day! You do have an affinity to sidewalks and chalk.

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