Monday Made It! {School, Sweets, Sewing}

It's time for Monday Made It!  I'm linking up again with Tara from 4th Grade Frolics.
Let's get started!!!

I made a school related project!  Yay!  The first of the summer!

Here is a scenario that happens monthly with me.  I find a paper in my teacher mailbox saying that it's time for me to choose my next student of the month, and turn in it by this Wednesday, thank you very much.  I think about who I should pick, and I try to find my list of students that I have already chosen, so I can pick a different student.  I can't find my list, so I put the paper on my desk and forget about it for a few more days.

Before I know it, it's Wednesday and someone is walking in my room, right in the middle of instruction, asking me for that student of the month paper. AHHHHHH!  I still don't know who I should choose!  So I find myself asking the students, "Who has been student of the month already?"

HELP!  I needed to get better organized!  So I decided to make a poster that will display all the students of the month for the entire year.  I thought that posting it in the classroom will be an incentive for my students to stay on task, in addition to reminding me who has been chosen.

I am planning on taking a picture of each of the students of the month and then posting them in each starred rectangle.

All ready to be laminated!

***Updated 5/2015 - I just added this to my TpT store.  Click above to go to see more.
Did you know that yesterday was National Ice Cream Day???

Well, look at this creation!!!  I made a volcano out of ice cream!

I found the picture in an old Family Fun magazine and thought it looked like fun!

Here is what you need to get started.

Ice cream, chocolate cookies, chocolate syrup, strawberries, and mint

Invert the ice cream carton upside down onto a plate.  It is easier if the ice cream is a little soft.  You can run warm water on the outside of the carton, which loosens the ice cream from the edge of the carton.

Use a spoon to shape the ice cream into a volcano shape.

Place chocolate cookies into a plastic bag and smash with a rolling pin to make crumbs.

Sprinkle cookie crumbs onto the ice cream and add chocolate syrup if desired.  Use strawberries to create a "lava flow".  Add mint sprigs.

And enjoy!!!
And here is my quilt update!

I made a few more blocks!

Modern Dresden Block

Ohio Star Block

You can see the other blocks that I have finished HERE
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  1. OMG to the volcano of ice cream!!!

    check out my Monday Made It!

  2. Your Student of the Month scenario sounds just like mine...I'm a mess. I definitely need to make a poster like yours! Plus, it will spotlight those students who earned the title of Student of the Month.
    The Traveling Teacher

    1. I think the poster will work great! It's a simple idea, and it's so silly that it took me this long to create it!

  3. Your ice cream volcano looks delicious and I LOVE LOVE your student of the month board!

    Happy Creating!

    Junior High Core Values

    1. Thanks Shyra! I am really having fun this summer with all of my creating!

  4. HOW DID I MISS NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY? I am kicking myself....your creation looks delicious!!!
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

    1. Haha! Don't worry, you can "celebrate" ice cream day any day you want! I usually "celebrate" every few weeks!

  5. YUM. That ice cream volcano looks amazing.

  6. Hmmm . . . you are having a lot of fun! I thought your student of the month post was about me. LOL. That's a really good idea to help you stay on top of it. I try to reflect on the previous year and fix a couple of things that just did not work for me and that is definitely something I need to fix! The secretaries will appreciate it. The ice cream looks OH-SO-GOOD!
    The Way I Teach