Monday, October 31, 2011

Church Potluck Recipe: Tortellini Salad






I wish I had a picture of this tasty dish. Here is an easy tortellini salad recipe that my friend makes that everyone enjoys!



Tortellini Salad

1 lb. tortellini cooked (cheese or meat stuffed)
Cubed cheddar cheese,
Green pepper, diced
Green onions
Black olives
Green olives
Cherry tomatoes, halved

Mix the above together in a large bowl. Then add the following and mix well. Chill overnight.


Dressing:

¾ c. oil
¼ c wine vinegar
2 t Grey Poupon Mustard
Salt and pepper to taste





Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Life Size Game Boards



Lifesize Monopoly at Brownsburg Public Library




The next time you play a game using a game board, do something totally different, try doing a life size game board. You can do them in your classroom, gym, parking lot, field, wherever you have room. It is a great way to review what you do in class! You can even get the students involved and help you make the game board. The possibilities are endless! It is an enlightening experience that your students will enjoy and never forget.


How to do life size board games:


bookblather.net- Life Size Monopoly (with entire file you can download)

literarylibrariankim.blogspot.com- Life Size Monopoly (with directions on how to make it and rules to play the game)

yalibrariantales.com- Life Size Monopoly
If anyone is interested in this program, she would be happy to send you all the files.

blog.craftzine.com- How To Make A Big As Life Board Game

thereligionteacher.com- The Human Board Game to Review for Exams

ponyexpresscubs.blogspot.com- Human Size Board Games

pinterest.com- Life Size Games

pinterest.com- Live Action Board Games

mentalfloss.com- Life Size Versions of Popular Board Games

thegiantgameco.com- Giant games and board games

oddee.com- 10 Uber Cool Life-Sized Games





Thursday, October 13, 2011

Books I Use In My Classroom




I have a few books I use in my first grade CCD classroom that I can’t live without. I have worn some of their book covers to nothing and the others are pretty dog-eared.

Books I Use In My Classroom- a short list of what I use



What books do you use in your classroom or home that you cannot live without? Please comment so I can add them to the list or the link to your blog to this post.





Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Church Potluck Recipe: Broccoli Salad





A friend of mine gave me this recipe 20 years ago and I am crazy about it. There are many ways of fixing Broccoli Salad, but her simple version is always so good and everyone just loves it at any church potluck.


Broccoli Salad

1 bunch broccoli
½ red medium onion, chopped
½ c. mayo
¼ c. sugar
1 T vinegar
½ lb. bacon, fried and in pieces
1 pkg. shredded mozzarella


Cut up broccoli and onion. Blend together mayo, sugar, and vinegar for dressing. The day before serving pour dressing over broccoli and onion; cover. Stir in bacon and cheese just before serving.