Sorry I've been MIA for the last little while! School has been crazy busy, I am getting ready to move, and my laptop broke beyond repair a few weeks ago. I got a new one and I love it, but it's taken awhile to move and reorganize all of my files and clipart. Back in business now, though! We are in the home stretch at school and have been working hard! I was lucky enough to have a fantastic parent come in and help us make tool boxes last week. This activity helped us cover a lot of outcomes for both primaries and grade ones that had to do with using tools, tool safety, and putting things together to make something new and functional. And it was a blast! Here are some photos of us working hard:  The parent who helped us out is a shop teacher at a local high school. He just used scrap wood from projects with his class, and borrowed tools from his classroom. He even had construction hats and safety glasses for everyone! If high schools in your area have a shop class, I highly ...