I can’t believe it’s already Thursday again! My kids have been getting crazier and crazier each day so it all made sense when I saw it was a full moon today.

Teaching:

We had a pretty productive day though I hear my kids got yelled at by other teachers at lunch when they were yelling in the bathroom:(

We got through printing m, music, adding practice, silent reading and our monthly stem challenge.

The kids were super engaged in the stem challenge where they had to create a sledding ramp and see how far their “sled” would go. They got a piece of card stock, a piece of tape and thirty pieces of tape. The sled was the top of my tea container. I think the best was twelve centimeters, but I loved how they just kept going. One little girl cried at the end and one of her classmates gave her an idea to solve the problem. It was great to see!

I finished prep after school, but was super happy to get out of there!

Reading:

I finally finished the third book in the Confectionary series I was reading by Sydney Jane Bailey. I had a bit of trouble getting through the third book, but only because I could see the trouble coming and I’m finding it tough to read angsty books right now. The whole series was fun and well written.

Knitting:

I actually finished my new mitts yesterday, but will share them now. They are the TinCanKnits pattern World’s Simplest Mittens which is free in Ravelry. This is the second time I have made this pattern and I still love it! This time they are made out of Tumble Mountain Fingering held doubled. They are soft and a gorgeous blue colour, though I’m sorry you can’t see that with the bad night photo.

Exercise;

I got to start a new exercise class tonight. A couple of years ago I took athletic yoga and really enjoyed it as it was a challenge. My friend and I wanted to go back but of course it wasn’t happening. It was finally offered again and while it is different, it was still a good class. It is much less aerobic and there are only eight people and it’s only allowed to be 45 minutes, but boy did I feel like I worked hard in those forty five minutes. You get into a yoga pose and then have to do weights or body weight movements. I think I’m going to feel my abs tomorrow!

Well I think that’s all my excitement today.

Have fun!

AJ

15 thoughts on “Happy Friday Eve!

  1. love STEM projects like that, and seeing when the children problem solve the emotional side as well as the stem parts. I love the color of your mittens, hope they keep your fingers warm on the playground. That yoga sounds interesting, will you be able to replicate the concept on your own after the class is done?

    1. Yup I’m loving doing a stem challenge each month. It’s not so over whelming for me as it’s tough to come up with individual sets of materials and yet I’m seeing growth in the kids!
      I’m not sure I’d be able to remember as the class has different moves each time.

  2. The mitts look warm, so playground duty should be easier now. The full moon will do that! My Wednesday “wild child” was in top form this week! Your yoga class does sound challenging. I am just now on day 30 of my yoga adventure; I think it took me 36 days, but with my knee keeping me off the mat for 3 of them, I am happy. Flexibility has improved, and the stress relief was good too.😁

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