A Dot here and a Dot There!

Friends~I have a ton of obsessions like shoes, bags, jewelery.  The normal girl stuff but I just realized that I may have another obsession.  DOTS!  Really you say?  Polka dots, blinking dots, connect the dots-I love them all. 

The other night, I was hanging with my friend Nurse Amy. (She hates when I call her that:)  She is our school nurse and her daughter plays softball with my Lily Kay.  Well, her little nugget Chayce was with us.  

He is so dang fun!  We were coloring pictures and I started making dots for him to connect.  He loved it and he spent a good part of the hour connecting dots and then making his own.  I have not been able to forget about how fun it was to see a little one get excited about something so simple. 

I decided that I needed to share this with my class too!  I created my Dot It! Draw and Write book and I am dedicating it to my good buddy Chayce!  Check it out below.  I think I am going to have it out on my 2nd grader's desk's for the first day. 

I sent a copy to Chayce for his approval.  I can't wait to see what he thinks!  You can preview it by clicking the images above:)

Here are some more of my DOT obsessions!

These fun little numbers are called Talk Points.  I use them in my centers.  I can record quick directions and my students never have to interrupt a reading group to find out what to do!  They are worth every cent!  Click the image to get your own.  Tell them The Schroeder Page sent you!

I am going to miss this guy in the photo but really look at my polka dot curtains!  And you can see my Talk Points on the back cabinet!  That is my Exploration Station!

You already saw these but again! Polka Dots on my center signs!
I am totally going to grab Erica Bohrer's Polka Dots too!  It is waiting in my Wish List on TpT! 

Here I go again with the dots! These are the coolest things!  I use them on my homework board.  My kiddos see the blinking dots and know what their homework assignment is for the day!  So fun and eye catching:)

 Listen,  I know there are way more dots in my classroom but I didn't want you to think I was too nutty!

What is your obsession in your classroom?

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  1. OMG! I love dots too! My color scheme this year is rainbow polka dots because one color polka dot was just not enough:) Great idea with the talking dots for centers. Thanks for sharing.


  2. I love your idea of your Dot It journal!! It reminds me of Squiggle Writings which my students like to do. I've added it to my wishlist! :)
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  3. I love all of these ideas! I can't find the Dot It product on Amazon or on the Sylvania website. :(
    I've never seen them at my Big Lots.

  4. I love dots! Thank you so much for sharing your homework dot idea! Super cute! :)
    Are these it?
    Crayons and Curls


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