Sunday, August 31, 2014

BIG NEWS!!!!!

Well I have been keeping a BIG secret from most everyone in the world!  I was finally given the okay to tell my kids at school and I wanted something original for my 4th graders to figure it out.  So I posed a bunch of riddles.  The last riddle in the bunch was this:
 
Mrs. S and her husband take a picture together.  There are three people in the picture.  How is this possible?
 
My kids came up with some pretty amazing answers!  We had the photographer, photo bomb, a shadow, and even a tree... yes a tree.  Have you figured the answer out??
 
 
After about a minute of guesses my kids finally came up my daughter or son, but then couldn't remember if I already had one or not.  I told them I would find out if it was a boy or girl in three weeks and you instantly saw the light bulbs!  Needless to say they were VERY excited!  Now I just need to figure out a cute way to reveal the gender to them.  Any ideas?!



14 comments:

  1. Aww... That's so GREAT! Congrats!
    Sarah from Mrs. Jones Teaches :o)

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  2. To reveal the gender to your students you should bake cupcakes, and fill with pink frosting if it is a girl, or blue frosting if it is a boy. Simply frost the top of the cupcake with white/chocolate frosting, and then your kiddos will have to take a bit to figure out if it is a boy or a girl.

    Congratulations!

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  3. Congrats - that is a super cute way to tell your students!
    Michelle

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  4. CONGRATULATIONS! How fun to share with your students!

    Angela

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  5. CONGRATS!! I love the riddle idea!! So fun!!

    Rachel
    A Tall Drink of Water

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  6. My cousin recently had a gender reveal party. She had yellow cupcakes and when everyone took a bite (at the same time if course), there was pink cream in the middle. Congrats!!

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  7. What about a box of appropriately coloured helium balloons, ready to pop out when the box is opened?

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  8. Congratulations!! If your school is like mine and you can't bring food, you could copy work on pink or blue paper OR only use a pink or blue marker that day.

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  9. Congrats! I love the cupcake idea-filled with either pink or blue frosting. Super cute.
    Jamie
    Thrills in Third Grade

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  10. Cupcakes are always a good idea with pink or blue icing inside. One of my daughter's friends had a regular packing box taped shut. When they opened it, it let off pink baloons ( helium filled) to tell that it was a girl. ( Blue for boys...) Kids would love to go outside and let off baloons.

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  11. What a cute way to announce your pregnancy! Congrats!!

    Don't Let the Teacher Stay Up Late

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