New Beginnings

Happy New Year!! I love the beginning of a new year; it's always a fresh start. (You know, making those resolutions to eat healthier, work out more, blah, blah, blah. . .) But I also look forward to January because for many students, things seem to "click" over winter break and they come back to school, eager to learn.
Always a teacher, I got very excited when I noticed extra Happy New Year tiaras, hats, and glasses left over at the end of our New Year's Eve party. These would be perfect props to start off 2017 with FUN goal setting! I'm sure my hubby would not be thrilled with me sharing this pic, but you need to see the options: tiara or top hat, along with the 2017 glasses, of course! (And I'm sure you're wondering about my unique party attire. . . we were at an Olympics-themed NYE party. . .)
When we come back to school on January 9th, I'm going to take a picture of my kids wearing Happy New Year accessories, then we will connect this to our health unit and goal setting! You can grab your copy by clicking {HERE} or on the picture below.  (It is in a Google slides format)
It's so important for our students to understand that goal setting is not only about school, but it is applicable to our "real life", too! How do you teach goal setting to your students? 

Here's to a great 2017!


  1. Great idea to get more use out of those New Year's props!


    1. Thanks, Stephanie! I think my kids will love ringing in the new year with these fun props! :)