Thursday, February 2, 2017

Reasons Why I Love My Class - Freebie!


I wanted to do a little something special for my class this Valentine's Day, so when one of my friends posted this Valentine Heart Attack post from Skip to My Lou on Facebook, I knew I wanted to adapt it for the classroom. I wanted to share with my students all of the Reasons Why I Love My Class!



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I made a sign that said Reasons Why I Love My Class.  Then I printed a heart template on several pieces of card stock and cut them out.  I wrote various reasons why I love my class including:


They are smart.
They are kind.
They always try their best.

On February 1st, I hung up the Reasons Why I Love My Class sign and the first heart.  Today, I hung up the second heart. 





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

I printed out all of my hearts ahead of time on colored card stock and will be hanging up a new one each day until Valentine's Day as a sort of countdown.  Here are a few of the other hearts:



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 hearts as you go, or put up the whole display on Valentine's Day instead.

If you decide to do this project, I would love to see pictures!  Please email me at kellys3ps@sbcglobal.net or tag me on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter!

Here are a few pictures from other readers:



This display is from 3rd in the City - I LOVE how she displayed in on a clothesline bulletin board!



I love the first reason Ms. Cullia shared with her Pre-K kiddos - "They come in with smiles everyday!"

If you would like to see the other months' projects you can find them here:




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7 comments:

  1. What a great idea that makes kids feel good about themselves and want to come to school to see the latest update!

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  2. Have used these in my class, my students really looked forward to reading a new heart on the door. It reinforces that print has meaning for my little preschoolers. Plus I have the added bonus of easy door decor. Thank you. :)

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  3. This is a sweet activity. I can see kids waiting for the new one.

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  4. Love this idea - going to try to remember this every day for my class this year.

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