I finally finished setting up my classroom! And not a minute too soon because I have to report tomorrow morning for inservice. What's that you say? It's still July? I know, but my district is moving towards year-round school. Kids report Aug. 1 :)
Here's what I saw when I first walked in the room:
Not as much cabinet space as I'm used to, but still a good amount:
And as you can see, I had NO trouble filling it!
My book center all set up: (I need a lamp or something to go in the corner between the two shelves)
Another great thing, there's room for my rocking chair! I had to get rid of it last year to make room for my SmartBoard (first world problem).
My favorite part: the Word Wall! I spent about 45 minutes this morning measuring and spacing the grid out, including breaking out the level to make sure it was all straight! Pinterest was my inspiration :)
Tons of wall space means I have room to really display student's work. I went ahead and hung clothespins (covered in a cute crayon cut-out to match the theme, naturally). As students complete work and want to display it, I can just put it up on their pin!
These won't last long, but my kids last year had so much trouble with lining up, I felt like it was necessary!
A random corner that I'm not sure what I'll use for just yet. The trapezoid table will probably hold a center. The bookshelf has all of my reading/intervention materials.
My teacher corner: