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Monday, September 2, 2013

Lunch labels

That's IT!

IT's OVER!! wa wa waaaaaaa!

I hate when summer comes to an end so fast.

I've had a very good summer with many highs and one extremely low. But I have to move on and getting ready for school has actually been very therapeutic for me. 

Even the weather tonight feels like fall. . . 
We actually turned off the A/C for the first time in 2 weeks, 
and the wind is blowing a cool breeze. . . .  
I could almost get a sweater on!

So tomorrow our kids come for just a half day. I love that. It's a huge perk for our students to not have to jump right in to a full day right off. 
We'll do that on Wednesday. 

For tomorrow I'm going to do Deana Kahlenberg's School Sleuth. She has the kids taking a tour of the building by using clues to find the next space. I have it all set up and even invited other classrooms to join us on this adventure. It also has the QR codes to use if you'd like. It will be a lot of fun and it will also kill some time make the day go by faster.

I'm also going to go over some of our procedures. I hate to kill them with too many on the first day. . . so I'll be gentle and only do a few.

One that is very important is the lunch count. If they don't have their lunch count tag in the right space, they might not get to eat! Yikes! 
(I'm just kidding! They'll eat no matter what!)

This is the system that I use. Each morning, everyone's name will be in the Absent column. Like the picture on top shows.
 (I made these cutsie apples on my cricut! 
They each have a magnet on the back) 


Then they move their own name to the column that tells what lunch they will be having, hot or cold. For anyone who is absent their apple stays in the Absent column. 

The labels are made with backgrounds from Surfin Through Second and the clipart is from Melon Headz.

If anyone would like my lunch signs, leave me your email and I'll mail them to you for FREE!

That's all for now. I hope to get back here soon. . . 
but with the start of school comes that sinking feeling of not having enough time to do everything. 

Until then. . . .



  1. I would love to have a copy! Thank you!

  2. I would love one! Thanks!

  3. Hope you had a great first day! I just shared a lunch freebie on my blog too! :)

    *Bunting, Books, and Bainbridge

  4. They are so cute. I would love a copy!!!

  5. I would LOVE a copy!
    Thank you!

  6. I would also LOVE a copy. My e-mail is or


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