Happily, I have been pinning ideas from Pinterest for months. These are the boards made the cut for our first day. Some of these pins link only to images; will the owner please stand up?
iRead: This board should be pretty versatile. I'm hoping to add students' faces on the screens. For now, it shows titles of Middle Grade books. I used the Apple font "Myriad" for the sign and throughout the library.
|Photo-Collage made at Fotor.com|
They must be in bottles with screw caps or travel mugs with secure lids. Our school has a coffee shop just down the hall, so students can have their hot drink made in their travel mug and walk it down to the library to enjoy while they read or work.
Before You Post...Think! We'll be talking about online safety and cyber-manners all year long. This board is a good reminder about how our online life should mirror the good behaviors we show every day. We're kind, We're friendly, We're helpful.
Rules to live by:
My mantra this year...
We all make mistaks."
by Peter Reynolds
Fun Sign Makers:
Try RedKid.net and Says-It.com for templates like MacDonald's signs, Las Vegas style neon, and an iPhone.
I figure people are more likely to read the rules if they look semi-fun.
So that's Library Decoration, Round 1. There are still more boards to do...and plants. We need lots of plants! And a fish tank would be cool. And, and, and! Yes, I love my job.