Saturday, June 16, 2012

Classroom Helpers! Flash Sale!

Hello All! I hope you are enjoying your summer! I just finished week 2 of summer school... woop woop... half way done! This week, I have been feverishly working on my new classroom helpers chart/board! Here is what it looked like this past year  I guess I don't have a picture... but believe me when I say it wasn't cute... it was made at the beginning of my blog-stalking days and when I wasn't a PowerPoint expert! Haha! It wasn't pretty but it worked so I used it all year! Now that I have time,  I worked on this super pretty job chart that matches my "bright" theme! Here it is:
 I am so proud of it! I have had this clip art since it was born {thanks KPM Doodles}. Kristen was running a little giveaway by asking about what she could work on and I commented that I would love to see classroom helper clip art and guess what?? She picked my idea!!! I also WON the clip art! I love it so much! I am glad that I am finally putting into good use!
The helpers that are in my pack are:
  • Line Leader: Stands at the front of the line and models how to stand in line!
  • Line Ender: Stands at the end of the line and make sure everyone is straight!
  • Door Holder: Holds the door and makes sure that everyone makes it out of the room!
  • Messenger: Delivers things to other teachers or to the office!
  • Teacher's Assistant: Helps the teacher with anything she might need!
  • Lunch Helpers: Carries the lunches to the cafeteria!
  • Breakfast Helpers: Cleans up the breakfast and puts the food/cooler outside!
  • Recess Helpers: Takes the equipment in and out of the room!
  • Light Monitor: In charge of turning off and on the lights when teacher says!
  • Clean Up Officer: Makes sure that the floor is clean after activities!
  • Insurance Monitor: Helps students with a clean up {drops pencil box or breakfast}!
  • Calendar Helper: Leads class in calendar or helps teacher!
  • Paper Passer: Passes out papers to students!
  • Pencil Sharpener: Sharpens pencils!
  • Library Monitor: Makes sure that the classroom library is organized and books are put away!
  • Library Book Helper: Takes the class books to the library for specials!
  • Board Eraser: Erases the board for the teacher when she needs it!
  • Substitute: Does the job of an absent student!
Wooh! That's a lot of jobs! I do NOT use all of those jobs. I don't use Lunch Helpers {my kiddos don't bring lunch/ 98% are on free/reduced lunch}, Recess Helpers {equipment is taken care of by the duty aides}, and the Pencil Sharpener {maybe I'll use it this year ;)} but that's the great thing about this pack is that you can pick or choose what you would like or what you are comfortable with!
I also included two different sizes of cards: a small size to be used with library pockets and popsicle sticks and a full size to be used on it's own!
I was originally going to use the full size cards and just velcro all the numbers but I LOVE how the pockets turned out!! The husband spray painted the large popsicle stick black so it would match! I love it!
Also included is a checklist of all the jobs so no kid will ever be forgotten again! I was guilty of forgetting who's had what job and it wasn't pretty! I will now KNOW who's been what and share my jobs fairly between the kiddos!
I just love the student numbers! They match my Superstar Behavior Chart! :) 

I am excited to share this with you! Check it out on TpT {HERE} and on TN {HERE}! 
I am putting it on sale on both stores for the rest of the day! I will change it when I wake up tomorrow! 
Original Price: $5.00 Sale Price: $3.75
Get it while it's hot!!!
Please, let me know what you think! Is this practical? Can you see yourself using it? Do I need to add something else? 
Ooh!!! Look what I got to open today!!
That's Aly's leg and foot haha... she was really excited!
Soooo pretty! It is my new Erin Condren Teacher Planner! It looks awesome and I can't wait to put it to good use {I think!!} :)
Have a lovely Saturday, peeps!

15 comments:

  1. I was just on the Erin Condren site deciding if I should buy a Life Planner or not. They look amazing but they cost so much! Do you really think it is worth that much?

    April
    Wolfelicious

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    1. I had purchased a $25 for $50 dollar thing on Plum District a while back and I finally decided on this purchase! It was still really pricy {I still paid $9 for shipping too} but I got it today and it is AWESOME. I'm glad I got it. The cover is really really sturdy and it has a lot of info pages.
      I would buy it for $25!
      As for the Life Planner... it looks so amazing!!! Maybe I would buy it but now that I have the teacher planner, I don't think I NEED it! :) Hope that helps!

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  2. Love your classroom jobs set!! Since you have a clip chart, you totally need a clip chart manager! I have mine put he clips back to "ready to learn" each day. It's spectacular!

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    1. Great idea!!! :)
      I had the messengers do it last year {because they didn't really get to do that much} but I love your idea! I'm gonna work on it!

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  3. I love your classroom helpers set!! It's so bright & colorful. I love the work you did to it. Don't you just love Erin Condren?? I got a planner from her back in January & I don't know how I'd live without it now!
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  4. Haha I hate all my stuff from my pre-blogging days! So not cute at all. I have a colleague who refers to my stuff as "new-Sara" and "old-Sara." He prefers all my "new" stuff with the fun clipart! You can also get those library card holders at the dollar store - they are only $1!

    Sara :)
    Smiling In Second Grade

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  5. Love EC! Come enter my EC giveaway.

    ✿Michele
    Miss Nelson's blog

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  6. I love your job charts! Absolutely adorable. I like that it's easy to change the numbers below each job. I have something very similar in my room, and used velcro to move the numbers around. Your star numbers are absolutely adorable.

    Amanda
    Ms. Wilkie's Second Grade Class

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  7. Love the job chart!
    I am on the fence with the planner....guess I better make a decision ....it will be here before we know it!
    Staci

    ☞Go NuTTY with ME!

    misssquirrels@yahoo.com

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  8. I just found your blog! I'm your newest follower! Love this classroom helpers packet! Great job! In my classroom I call the lights person the "electrician." The kids really love that job because it makes them feel important!

    Ashlee
    Www. Funin2.blogspot.com

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  9. I love these bright colors!! That planner is pretty fabulous. I've heard nothing hut rave reviews about her products. Just found your blog :)

    ❤ - Stephanie
    Falling Into First

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  10. You have a great set of classroom jobs and those student numbers look great.

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  11. Love this! I think I have some things on my site that you may like too, oh and make sure you join because I'm having a giveaway very soon!

    Kate :)

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  12. Everything looks great! Love the jobs.

    EC is awesome, isn't it?

    Elizabeth
    Fun in Room 4B

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