August Currently and Dry Erase Pockets - Saddle up for Second Grade

August Currently and Dry Erase Pockets

I am linking up with Farley from Oh Boy 4th Grade again for the August edition of Currently! This is the first currently I've got to do all summer! This is always one of my favorite linkies!
Listening~ I started listening to the Bobby Bones Morning Show in college fell in love with the cast! I listen to it every day on iHeart Radio!
Loving~ I've always had short hair. I've spent the last 8 months growing it out for the wedding. Yesterday, I'd had enough and chopped it all off again!
Wanting~ I've been waiting all summer to get into my classroom. I'm at a new school this year and I've had to wait until the previous teacher gets everything out. School starts in 3 weeks and I'm still not able to do anything in there yet! STRESSING! Its suppose to be ready by Monday.
Who doesn't love new clothes! Back to school shopping needs to happen SOON!
Needing~ Even though I can't get into my room yet, I've been working on projects at home. I've got a continuous growing pile of lamination that needs to be cut out.
B2S Must Haves~ 1. I'm currently reading The Daily 5 book and it is amazing! I'm going to try D5 out this year for the first time.
2. New flair pens are the BEST!!!
3.  A new outfit! Did I mention that I need to go shopping?!? AND a new teacher bag! Check it out!
Love me some Consuela!
Head on over to Farley's page to link up!
Now a few posts ago, I mentioned that I was on the hunt for those dry erase pockets that EVERYONE has been finding at the Target dollar spot. I was having no luck! I finally found some at Wal-Mart but just couldn't justify paying $2.50 a piece for them. I got on Amazon and hit the jackpot!  I came across these bad boys!
I saw the reviews that several teachers had bought them for classroom use. I got 25 pockets for $19.00!!!!! SCORE!!! They work great!
*whoops, I forgot to rotate the pic*
This is just what I've been looking for. The edges are black instead of bright neon colors but that's ok. I figured that it will solve "Mrs. B, I wanted a green one instead of blue" problem that might occur! You can click here to get them on Amazon. They do these in neon colors but only a set of 10 instead of 25. Here is the link to them.
I'm off to finish working on this project that I started yesterday! Stay tuned!
Don't forget to enter my Quietest Pencil Sharpener Giveaway!


  1. Thanks for the heads up on the dry erase pockets. I would love to pick up a class set.
    Barrow's Hodgepodge

    1. You're welcome! They are great! I'm so excited about them!

  2. Thanks for linking the dry erase pockets. Great find! Who needs colored edges? I'll put colored sheets in them!
    Cute haircut. :)

    1. Thank you! That's what I said about the black ones! They work great!

  3. Your blog is adorable. :) We chose the same things for B2S must have's---flair pens and the Daily Five. Excited and nervous to try it out this year. Good luck!

    Thirsty Firsties

    1. Hi Kelly! This will be the first year that I'm trying it too. I'm nervous as well. I've never been great at managing "centers" so I'm hoping that this will help me.

    2. I've done Daily 5 for the past 2 years, and I have really seen that the kids stay way more engaged in D5 than they ever did during workstations! I think you'll love it. It just takes time to introduce each daily at the beginning of the year. :) Good luck!

      Teach On.

  4. Sheet protectors work great for dry erase too, plus they're cheaper!!! ;) ;)


  5. I found your blog through the linky and I am happy to report I am your newest follower. Your blog is so cute and I can't wait to read more post. I live in Louisiana and Texas is just a hop, skip, jump away. If you get a chance I would love for you to come on over and check out my blog. Thanks for sharing.


    1. What part of Louisiana do you live in? My husband and I live about an hour from Shreveport and go there pretty often! I love the boardwalk!

  6. OK I'm starting to think we were twins separated at birth. I have a hair appt. at noon today to donate my hair to locks of love. Not kidding!!! This is so crazy! Haha! I'm going to post about it later today on my blog. What is your email? I wanted to pick your brain about some blog give-a-ways Texas style!

    Teachin' Little Texans

    1. Haha! Girl, you're crackin me up! Email me any time at You should be able to click on the icon on the side of my page and it'll link you to it!


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