Thursday, January 19, 2012

Happy 100th Day!

Happy almost 100th day to my 12 followers!  I literally jumped out of my chair and screamed when I saw 12!  So exciting.  Anyways, on to the real reason for this post.  Teaching Blog Addict is having a linky party and I had to join!  The 100th day of school is fast approaching.  Because I don't have a classroom this year, I don't have any pictures to share.  However, I have a few of my favorites ideas from years past as well as awesome finds from Pinterest that are sure to make your 100th day a ton of fun!

  • One of my favorite things to do was start off the day with a 100th day breakfast.  I got this idea from a kindergarten teacher I worked with, so thanks Mrs. Bilbee!  On a plate, each student would get a pretzel stick, a chocolate covered donut, and a white powder donut.  The donuts were just donut holes or the smaller ones with holes in the middle!  Students were so excited to eat their breakfast 100!
  • Another of my favorites was to make 100th day headbands.  Last year, I kept it simple, using the Di-Cut machine to cut out the numbers for 100.  Simple and easy, but they were a big HIT!
  • Like many other bloggers, I have students bring in 100 small items from home.  This is a great way to make a school to home connection, counting the item out at home and bringing them to school to share!

Now here are three of my favorite finds from blogland and Pinterest!
100 Year Old Portrait from Jenn at Finally in First!  My students made these last year and they were a favorite for me, my students, and other staff!
This Hunting for Kisses chart comes from Shannon at Kindergarten Hoppenings.  I did this activity in my classroom as well, though my chart wasn't cutified like this one!  Number Hershey Kisses (a permanent marker works on the foil) and hide them around the room.  Students go on a hunt to find them and match them to the chart.  For more controlled chaos, take Shannon's lead and tell them a specific number of Kisses to find, put in a baggy, and then place on the chart!
  • One last idea I found comes Mrs. Rojas at Create*Teach*Share.  She made individual baggies of 100 Legos for each student.  They each made their own creation out of Legos.  Take a picture and you have a great addition to the end of the year scrapbook!
And that covers it!  Some of my 100th day faves.  I hope you have a happy 100th day.  Be sure to link up with Teaching Blog Addict with your great finds! 



  1. Cute stuff!!! Loved checking it out.
    I'm your newest follower!
    A Teeny Tiny Teacher

  2. Hi Ashley :) It's Nikki from melonheadz... I LOVE what you have here, it's fantastic! Could you please eamil me? melonheadzillustrating (at) gmail (dot) com Thank you! xox

  3. I love that 100 year old craft.. I discovered it months ago, and have been waiting and waiting for the 100th day, haha!

    I emailed you back girl! And I finally posted my email address on my page :)

    A Cupcake for the Teacher

  4. Very cute! I love your blog header it's adorable!!I'm following too!

  5. Amy,

    Thanks so much for becoming a follower and the compliment. Jenn and her hubby at Dream Team Designs did an awesome job! I have said it before, but I can't believe it is all mine. Check back later this week for what I hope to be my first freebie!


  6. Ashley,

    You are off to a great start! I love all of the pictures you shared! I am excited to hop on over again and check out your 1st *freeie*! I'll be glad to help if you ever need it! =) But I am still figuring out things myself!

    Your blog is so cute!

    Heather's Heart

  7. Heather,

    You are so sweet! I love your post from yesterday with the blender. I even left a comment! I am becoming quite the blogger;)! I have made my first freebie and am left with figuring out how to get it onto my blog and then it will be up! Thanks so much for the comment!