Thursday, March 06, 2008
looking official (and cute)

i love clipboards. i think they make you look busy, and maybe, important. my class made these today. they decoupaged them, so here they are drying. it was a fun day, but something weird happened. in the biology class next door, the students were dissecting frogs. apparently, a boy ate a frog's heart. secretively. on a dare. with all the formaldehyde and other chemical garbage in that dead creature, when i heard this, i was very concerned. he went to the doctor and we hear he will be fine. but tell your children. sometimes we just assume they know things like, don't eat laboratory frogs, but you just never know.
  posted at 12:40 PM  
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18 Comments:
At 1:34 PM, Blogger Cindi said...

I love the clipboards!

Seriously, just when you think and think and think of all the things you need to teach your children, a boy goes and eats a frog heart!

Thanks for the tip!

 
At 5:08 PM, Blogger Sarah and Jack said...

Oh my. I was a biology teacher, and it never once occurred to me to tell the children not to eat the frogs. (???? I have never even heard of a kid doing such a thing.)

Of course, if you told them not to do it, they would do it to be funny then.

Can't win for losing.

 
At 5:42 PM, Blogger Bethany Hissong said...

I don't even want to tell you what the boys in my anatomy/physiology class did senior year. I think boys turn off their brains sometimes!!! I'm glad nothing bad happened to the boy, but you really have to wonder. yuck.
I love your clipboards all lined up together... that would be really cute in an office space.

 
At 5:47 PM, Blogger lisagh said...

Tip noted. Thank you.

 
At 6:27 PM, Blogger Libby said...

Oh dear! I'll put that right up there with "don't touch the hot stove" on my list of things to tell my future children.

 
At 6:39 PM, Blogger Jolene George said...

Way cute clip boards.
Big ick on the frog...shudder!
I can't wait to see your finished kitchen.
I asked Mark about the hats and he says he just likes them. Never went to school back there or anything....men! :o)

 
At 6:51 PM, Blogger MMM said...

I love the clipboards! What a cute project...how did you do it? I have a group underprivileged kids I volunteer with and I would love to do these with them. So gross about the frog!!

 
At 7:26 PM, Blogger paige said...

so cute, so macbeth collection!
too funny about the frogy heart...those darn kids!
xo

 
At 9:00 PM, Blogger Ashley said...

ohhhhhhhhh ICKKKK! of course only a BOY would do that. clipboards. darling. i'm covering the black & white cheap marble composition notebooks. i 'll let you know how they turn out. blessings!

 
At 9:05 PM, Blogger Becca said...

Those are so cute! I love decorated clipboards! And um, yikes about the frog!

 
At 10:11 PM, Blogger Amber Lo said...

Such cute clipboards! I was actually just unpacking my craft room (we recently moved) today and have a random clipboard (plain old ugly brown) on my work desk that I unpacked and wasn't sure what to do with. You've inspired me to decoupage it with some fun paper and add some embellishments!

 
At 3:18 AM, Blogger serendipitylovesnewyork said...

How gross, thats boys for you!!! I remember the smell of the mouse we had to disect in Biology many years ago....urh!!!
I love the clip boards, anything thats pratical that can be made to look pretty is great in my book.

 
At 12:43 PM, Blogger Dionna said...

Darling clipboards.

 
At 9:22 PM, Blogger Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

Wow, I love those clipboards. You could sell those!

I sort of felt bad about laughing when I read about the frog...I'm glad he's okay. Boys!

 
At 9:54 PM, Blogger Jill -Forever and Ever House said...

The kids are so lucky to have such a cool teacher! What a fun project!

 
At 11:38 AM, Blogger Kim ~ "HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs" said...

Love the clipboards!

 
At 12:46 PM, Blogger Diane Duda said...

Ugh! YOur are right. I'd like to think my boys wouldn't do something like that, but ya just never know.

Love the clipboards.

Di

 
At 11:47 AM, Blogger The Crazy Apothecary said...

Gosh! i finished my graduation in pharmacy last year, n had a lot of guys in my class,who froze at the site of all those frogs n mice we had to dissect.. n here comes this little boy who eats up a frog's heart!!
those clip boards really are adorable.. wish i was in your class too!!

 

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