Summer Bucket List Linky.. Won't You Join Us?

Hi everyone!  Summer is just around the corner, woo!!  Besides swimming, tanning, and overall relaxing, we teachers have a lot of things that we want to accomplish before the new school year begins.... a Summer Bucket List, if you will!  And that's why HadarApril, and I decided to throw a Summer Bucket List Linky!
Summer Bucket List

Whether you want to create something for your classroom, bake something new, or take a trip with your hunny, we want you to share!!  Your list might be short, or it might be long!  Be sure to copy the linky button above and link back to this post if you're going to link up :)

Now keep reading to see what I have planned for this summer!

{1} Pixie Stick birthday balloons!! :)
I want to be prepared for birthdays next year!  I currently scramble around when it's someone's birthday... but next year, I will be ready!!  Besides gathering the normal hats, cards, and stickers, I want to make a class set of these.... beforehand.

{2} I'd like to maybe try out the clip-chart management system:
I just hope I can keep up with all the moving up and down the chart!

{3} I plan on organizing my collection of art supplies at home:
This is an over-the-door supplies organizer, and I'm in love.  My hubby will be too, because my art supplies are currently taking over the basement!!

{4} I want/need to bake these:
cookies 'n cream cupcakes...
...and peanut butter iced chocolate cupcakes.
I mean, do I really need to explain?!   Deliciousness!

Besides the four must do's on the list above, I'm excited to SLEEP {gosh, I love to sleep}, SHOP, and CREATE!!  I'm also going on vacation with my hubs and family!  Now tell me... what's on your summer bucket list??


applesandabcs said...

I linked up! I can't wait to keep adding goodies to this all weekend!

Apples and ABC's

Laura said...

Those cupcakes look awesome! I can't wait to make my post :)
Tattling to the Teacher

Miss Kindergarten said...

The over the door supply organizer is amazing!! Can't wait till summer!!! How many more days?!

Amy said...

I love the pixie stick birthday bucket. I give pixie sticks for birthday treats but they aren't cute like this. Now I have something else to add to my bucket list!

The Kindergarten Center

Mrs. Castro said...

I used the clip chart behavior management system this year and it's been great. Every substitute who has been in my room has commented on how great it is too. My kids are motivated by getting bling when they land on outstanding...I'm sure you'll like it too!
Mrs. Castro's Class 2nd Grade...Spanglish Style

Angie said...

Love it! Thanks for having the linky! Make summer seem even more closer now! (and is just adding to my "to-do" list!!) :)
Have a great weekend!
Rulin' the Roost

Traci said...

I LOVE #1... I was planning on doing this for next year, too.
Dragonflies in First

A Modern Teacher said...

oh those cupcakes look heavenly!



Mrs. Reimann said...

Thank you ladies for having this party. It gave me a chance to put some stuff in perspective.

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Lori said...

I was given one of those cookies and cream cupcakes just this week for teacher appreciation! The ones with peanut butter icing look yummy too!
Conversations in Literacy

Teaching Little Miracles said...

I want to do the clip system up and down next year too! I currently use one that goes only down - you can see it at my blog when I link up shortly. Maybe you could give me an idea of how to change it to go both ways. My concern is if a student moves up and then breaks a rule, do they get a pass by just moving back to the start??? Sorry, I just can't get my mind wrapped around how it works. :-)


Mrs. L. Jordan said...

I love your bucket list! The file folder system is pretty cool!
I am all linked up and can't wait to read more bucket lists.

Jill said...

I use the clip chart and I really like it! You do have to keep on top of the moving up and down but even with a week and a half left of school, it still really affects my kids when they have to move their clip regardless of the direction. They like being called out for good choices and moving down typically stops bad choices. :) Good luck!!

Marvelous Multiagers!

Tamera said...

I am obsessed with cupcakes lately! My daughter just brought me one home from college from her favorite cupcake place there.
Happy Summer,

TammySF. said...

I just linked up!! What a great idea! I have been enjoying reading everyone else's bucketlist and getting great ideas that I knew I had to go ahead and join!!

1...2...3...Teach With Me

Suzzanne said...

I used the behavoir chart this school year with my first grader. It helped me to stay focused on the positive behavoir in the classroom. I will be using it again next year. It is not hard to keep up with the chip moving up and down.

Jessica Stanford said...

Loving this linky!


Jessica Stanford
Mrs. Stanford's Class Blog
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Jena Snowden said...

This was so much fun! Thanks for hosting. I plan on organizing my art supplies at home too!

1st Grade with Miss Snowden

Kelley said...

Two bits of advice on the clip chart - first, put it in the part of the room you tend to teach from the most. I always had it by the board so if I was in the midst of something, I could move it easily, or the kids could. Second, I found that by making it hang (I hole-punched my levels, and strung them together using unfolded paperclips), it makes it easy to move the clips. A teacher I long-term subbed for had it stapled to the wall and it was much harder to manuever the clips. Good luck!

Maria said...

What a great idea for a linky party! I am writing my post in the morning and will link up. Be sure to check out my Make A Difference Mondays Party on my blog at I love the ideas that our teaching community is sharing with each other and families to help make a difference in the lives of children everywhere!!!

Mrs. Wathen said...

I love the birthday balloons. I saw them last summer, but couldn'tfind the large pixie sticks. Have you found them?

Have a fabulous summer.

Susie Q said...

Oops! I posted the wrong URL on my first link, and then I couldn't get rid of it. I'm sorry my big mug is on there twice.

Beverley Baird said...

What a wonderful bucket list - so many creative things to do! have a wonderful summer!

Kristen said...

Thank you Teri, this was so fun!! I hope you have a very nice rest of the weekend :) :)

Jennifer said...

You have a great summer bucket list! Thanks for hosting such a great linky party. What a great idea!

Delighted in Second

Corinna said...

Wow, great ideas!! This is a great party, can't wait to link up!!

Surfin' Through Second

Bethany McClure said...

Those cupcakes look delicious!

Learning is a Journey
Polka Dot Parlor

Heidi said...

Thanks for hosting the linky party. It has been fun seeing everyone's to-do lists and I have found alot of fun things I have added to my fast growing summer to-do list. I linked up at well.

My (Not So) Elementary Life

Jenn Long said...

So fun! Thanks for helping me get motivated to organize my summer! :)

A Pirates Life for Us

ThinkWonder Teach said...

What a great linky party! Thanks so much for hosting this. Can't wait to taste some of your cupcakes!

Think, Wonder, & Teach

SC Teacher 28 said...

Wow! Those cupcakes look like they would be delicious! I am so excited to join your linky party!

KinderKids Fun

Tabetha Lynn said...

This was my 2nd year using the clip chart system, we use it school wide, and I love it. It lets me be a little tougher on my kids and it also makes them work harder to clip back up after they've made a mistake


Learning With Laughter

Ms. Chrissy B said...

LOVE that you have cupcakes on your bucket list.

Buzzing with Ms. B

Little Millennium said...

Looks like you are a specialist on this because you just made it so easy to be with you, motivated me to learn more on the subject!
Pre School Franchisee - Little Millennium

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