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Back to school blog hop- day 5

I hope you are enjoying my first blog hop, and even more I hope you join in the fun!Image may contain: text

Here is how it will go. I have posted seven different school/fall topics for you to use as blog posts. You can write them for seven days in a row, scattered throughout the month or however you so choose! Here are the topics: first day of school, favorite school supply, teacher who made a difference, apples, a new box of crayons, new friends and what’s in your lunchbox

All I ask is:

  • Please copy and post this image with your post
  • link back to my blog https://teacherturnedmommyblog.wordpress.com/ so we know who is playing along
  • have fun! remember you can take these topics in any direction you want… just use the idea as a jumping off point.

You can go back and read my posts here, here, here, here AND here. Also go check out AJ at A Petite Slice of Life and Alley Bean at Spectacle Bean to see their posts on my blog hop. Are you ready to join in the fun? Please join in and post on my blog hop topics… it’s fun to go on a trip down memory lane… or talk about your children starting school…. or even you teaching or going to college now!

Onto today’s topic….

A New Box of Crayons

There is something special about opening up a new box of crayons. Everyone has it’s perfect tip. No one has used them yet… I get to be the first to imagine with these perfect beauties.

That being said, I’m going to make a statement that will shock many of you… I don’t like to color. I loved to color as a child. I had all kinds of art supplies and would color all the time. But, when I was in college we had to do all these creative coloring projects to present for my education classes and after that I never wanted to color….ever… again! So, I don’t.

When my children were little we used crayons more to draw than to color. I almost never put out coloring pages in school. I’d rather people use their imagination and be more creative than coloring in the lines. I present things to create and provide multi-media in my classrooms.

So while each year I open up brand new boxes of crayons for my classes, you will not see me coloring with them. (this also means I don’t get the whole adult coloring book thing, but that’s just me!)

So what do you think of with a brand new box of crayons? Did you always want a bigger box? Did you like to color… do you now? Can you explain the coloring books for adults?

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