Our NEW Calendar and Morning Board

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Pictured above: Our monthly calendar pocket chart,We Choose Virtues poster, Calendar and Morning Board, US Wall Cling map, and our All About Spelling board.

The new schoolroom just needed a revised Calendar and Morning Board {ahem}. The foam board managed to get a little bent in the move, so I pulled everything off, moved things around, added a few things and now we’re good to go!  We also have been using a new character program for the kids called We Choose Virtues and I really wanted to include the cute teacher’s cards and the poster in our morning routine.

Want a close-up look?

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We did make a few changes to our calendar board. I wanted to move away from as much of the dry erase marker as I could {mainly since a few kiddos have a tendency to draw on many things other than the board}. We added a few things, made a few things smaller, and added some velcro to pieces.

Each morning we all sit down together and one of the kids leads us in our morning routine ~ praying for our Compassion child and one of the missionaries we support, changing any information that needs to be updated {date, days in school , temperature, etc…}, and then reviewing other information on the board {skip counting/multiplication and our We Choose Virtues card}.

For full details on how I put our new Calendar and Morning Board together and to download the free calendar printables to go along with it, visit my Calendar Time webpage. I have a list of links there as well to all of the printables that I’ve used from other sites as well, along with links to some other great ladies’ calendar boards. Note: some of the printable files that I’ve shared in the past have been updated, so be sure to check them out!

Additional Links You May Like:

~ How We Store Our Calendar Pieces

~ Preschool Calendar Time

 

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  • Milk & Honey Mommy

    Jolanthe,

    Thank you for sharing your morning board. With the way you’ve rearranged everything, I can still see a great use for it as my children get older.

    I love the green paint color on the wall.

    • http://homeschoolcreations.blogspot.com/ Jolanthe

      I was SO scared of that color when it initially went up, but LOVE it now!! :) Getting the furniture in the room made all the difference.

  • Alayna Woods

    Love the morning board! It looks fantastic!

  • http://www.delightfullearning.blogspot.com Michelle

    Love your new calendar board, but wow! I LOVE that GREEN! 

  • Shay Gerritsen

    We just moved, too, and our calendar boards, I fear, will have, ahem, met the same fate. ;) So it looks like I have to make new ones. Good thing, too ’cause you & Carisa keep coming up with all this neat stuff to add to them! ;) I think I’m going to need a flip chart this time! LOL Thanks for sharing all your great ideas with us!

  • Jenny

    I love your US Wall Map!  Where did you get it?  I’ve been looking for a map with Alaska in the right spot, not cut out and put on the bottom left corner.  It’s hard to find one!  Also love the green wall!  Thank you for sharing!

    • http://homeschoolcreations.blogspot.com/ Jolanthe

      I picked them up at Target awhile back ~ they were vinyl wall clings. I couldn’t find them recently and am checking online to see if I could find them somewhere!!

    • http://homeschoolcreations.blogspot.com/ Jolanthe

      Found the Wall Clings on Amazon again!! http://amzn.to/qdz4ue

      • Jenny

        It says currently unavailable.  But am ordering now from Target.com  Thank you!!

  • Angelakaymueller

    I love your calendar board! Where did you find the United States wall decal? 

  • http://www.prncsstefy.blogspot.com/ Giggly Girls

    The room is looking fantasic!!  Love the changes to the board.

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  • Heather Benza

    I LOVE that map. Please let us know if you do find it again.

    • http://homeschoolcreations.blogspot.com/ Jolanthe

      Found the map on Amazon again!! http://amzn.to/qdz4ue

  • Jenny Baker

    Could you think of some things I can put on a morning board that could be of interest and learning to
    3rd grade girl ( think first-born)
    K5 boy
    Pre-K boy

    Also I would love to see the rest of your homeschool room!

    • http://homeschoolcreations.blogspot.com/ Jolanthe

      The skip counting and different ways of writing the date would be great for your 3rd grader, as well as the days in school. For the younger two, making the date with $$, checking the weather, telling time and temperature ~ basically a lot of what we have on our board. You can also add things like a shape of the day or color of the day for the younger ones. Be sure to check out the links on my main calendar page here and see a few more ideas and links to other great calendar setups!!

      http://homeschoolcreations.com/CalendarMorningBoard.html

  • Diane
    • http://homeschoolcreations.blogspot.com/ Jolanthe

      thanks, Diane!! The set I bought also had the world map in it {North America and South America didn’t survive the transition to the new room! grins}

    • http://homeschoolcreations.blogspot.com/ Jolanthe

      Found it on Amazon too: http://amzn.to/qdz4ue


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