First off, I hope you check out a GREAT giveaway that's going on at Tori's Teacher Tips and Sarah's First Grade Snippets. Click on their button and join in on the fun. Both ladies are giving away some amazing teacher-made products.
Here's what I need some help with, please: I have been SICK on and off ALL fall (nothing serious, just sore throats, colds, coughs, that sort of thing) and I think I've finally figured out why. Every morning we do a handshake greeting. So every morning I shake hands with at least two grubby little 6-year-olds (we all know some of the places those hands have been :)). And I'm NOT very good at washing my hands ~ I know, I know. I now have a bottle of that soap to take to school. On top of that, we all know how little kids will cough right in your face ~ bleh! Drives me crazy.
But getting back to the handshake greeting; I've decided no more shaking hands. I'll be sad to give it up, but I don't think it's healthy for me or the kids.
So I need a new morning greeting. I was thinking of a short action that involves no touching. Here's the only thing I've come up with (most of you know this one, I'm just changing the actions):
Hey there neighbour (wave with R hand)
What do you say? (wave with L hand)
It's gonna be a (peace sign with R hand)
Happy day (peace sign with L hand)
Greet your friend (air high five)
And boogie on down (shimmy down)
Give 'em a bump (light hip bump)
And turn around!
If you have a song, I would LOVE it if you could share it with me (either as a blog link, in the comments or email me at beleyne at gmail dot com). If I get enough suggestions I'll put them together in a freebie pack to share with everyone (with all credit going to you guys:))
Before you go ... I have some Valentine frames and clip art to give away to the first three people who follow my brand-spanking-new TpT store and leave me a comment saying you do. You can click on the button in my side bar to get to my store to follow (you know the drill better than I do:).
There are lots of frames there (I'm not showing them all here). And if you have some kind, constructive criticism for me, I'd love to hear it. You're all much more experienced at this kind of thing than I am, and I'm sure I'm making some rookie mistakes.
I'm hoping to sell some clip art, frames, papers, all that fun stuff. Probably not any lesson plans, cause I don't seem to have the patience for that kind of thing. I'd rather buy them from you!!
That's it! Take care and have a beautiful day.
PS Thank you, Terri, for being my VERY FIRST purchaser! You're such a sweet friend :)