Saturday, March 11, 2017

Shamrock Shout-Outs

For Valentine's Day, I created a door display, Reasons Why I Love My Class.  My students absolutely ate it up!  

I wanted to do a similar idea for March.  Here is what I came up with:

I made a sign that said "Shamrock Shout Outs".  Then I printed a shamrock template on several pieces of card stock and cut them out.  I wrote various shout-outs for my class including:

Our reading stamina is improving.
Our behavior is improving.
We are so engaged in our Number the Stars Unit.

On March 1st, I hung up the Shamrock Shout Out sign and the first shamrock.  Each day I add a new Shamrock.

My students were racing to the door to read what the new heart said.  

I printed out all of my shamrocks ahead of time on colored card stock and will be hanging up a new one each day until St.Patrick's Day as a sort of countdown.  I am even letting my students add shout-outs to our door as well.

I have made a freebie for you just in case you wanted to try this project out with your own students. You can download it here.

You can start a few days late and add shamrocks as you go, or put up the whole display on St. Patrick's Day instead.

If you do decide to do this project, I would love to see pictures!  Please email me at or tag me on InstagramFacebook, or Twitter!

And... before you go, make sure to visit my Giveaways page to enter our weekly giveaway to win a $25 Teachers pay Teachers gift card!

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