Monday Made It - January Edition!!

Happy New Year!  
Happy craftin' and planning as 
Christmas break has ended and the new year has started!

Leave it to me to put my craftin' off until the last dog gone minute!!!  
Thank the Lord for my amazing daughter!!!

Here we go with this month's Made Its:
Home Made It:
I actually got to do (or should I say Tay got to do) a home made it this month.
It is not done yet.......

I have had something like this pinned and on my to do list forever....LOVE the gray stripes still needs something....some kind of embellishment....
any thoughts anyone????
Tried this.....
and this....liking this the best...

This is one possibility...still working on it, but LOVE the letter:)

Classroom Made Its:
Ok, didn't make these.....printed, laminated, and cut them out!
These adorable fractions centers are by the super sweet Holly at Fourth Grade Flipper!
Holly blessed me with these as a random act of Christmas kindness!
How lucky am I?
They are adorable beyond words and are going to be so great to use with my Math workshop!!  
Go check out the entire set (the pics are only half of them) at Holly's TPT store:)
Next classroom Made It:
I found the cutest little matte and shiny plastic hearts at Hobby Lobby and knew they
would be good for something.
Tay (my little helper) used a white paint pen and put numbers on some
for a fun, quick math center....pick hearts and multiply, add, subtract...whatevs...

She also made 2 sets of letters for a word work spelling activity.
Kinda fun, right?  Gotta squeeze in the fun whenever I can with the lovely state assessments heading at us:/

Next Made It:
I'm super excited about this math center activity I took forever....not because it was all that difficult BUT because I was on my new computer and it is VERY different.......VERY!  
The adorable pencil clip art is by 
She has super cute stuff!  I bought more...just haven't had the time to make
next month's Made It:)
This set is for practicing and solving algebraic expressions.  Can't wait for my kiddos to
get to use this:)  There's lots of expressions and ways to use this.  
If you want to read more about it, you can check it out here TPT.

Thanks bunches for popping by!  Don't forget this linky is open all month
 so please link up when you get a sec:)
Don't forget to grab my button when you link up;)


  1. Wow! You have been busy! I LOVE burlap so I think the flowers look great! The hearts look so fun! I thought they were chocolate at first. My kids would love that. Thanks for the inspiration and for hosting this link!

    Learning In Wonderland

  2. You and your daughter are so talented!

  3. I love your pencil and pads new math center!! Who doesn't need more practice with solving algebraic expressions?!? I was SO thrilled to see that you blogged about my fraction math centers! It is so crazy to see stuff that I made on other blogs. I have to say that you are a much more careful laminator than I am! haha! Thank you for sharing, friend:)
    Fourth Grade Flipper

  4. Your "E" looks fantastic. I like option #2 the best :) I'm going to have to check out those fraction math centers from Holly!

    Have a great first day back!

    Fun in Room 4B

  5. You have been super busy over your break! I love the idea with the hearts. My students would love this. Your E looks so cute! Love your new pencils and pads unit.

    Have a great week!


  6. Your letter is super cute! Thanks for hosting. :)

  7. I LOVE your wreath! So adorable! I wish I hadn't been such a slacker and created a Made-It this month! :) Thanks for hosting the party, it always inspires me girl!

  8. Wow - so talented! I love the burlap flowers :) I just downloaded the pencil clip art and love it. Thanks for hosting Monday Made it!

  9. I love the math activity - I always struggle teaching algebra to my class, those look like a great resource.

    Looking From Third to Fourth

  10. I like the E the way it is! It's my first Monday Made It- I'm so excited! Thank you for hosting.

    Everyone deServes to Learn

  11. That burlap flower is so cute! And I love the candies for word building. Not sure what I would say when my kids came to school one day and half the alphabet was gone ; )

    I Teach. What's Your Super Power?

  12. Ooh I like the striped E! I think I like the first flower the best! Thanks for hosting Tara!

  13. I love it all Tara!! I don't know how you do everything, but your work (both crafting and teaching) always comes out so incredible! I will link up soon. My baby sis was very excited to link up tonight ^^^^ :)

  14. Ooooo, I always love seeing all your amazing creations!! Love the letter! Super cute! I wanna make one now too!!! And those little hearts are amazing!! Too bad we don't have a Hobby Lobby here! Boo!!! I need to see if they are expanding here sometime in the near future! If not then they really should! And I love your and Holly's math center activities! So many wonderful ideas in one post!! :)

  15. I love the letter. Hobby Lobby is my favorite craft store. I was so excited when they came to California, but I do miss flying to Colorado to go shopping, lol.

    The First Grade Princess


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