Cyber Monday Sale!!

November 24, 2012
Get ready, get set!!

Teachers Pay Teachers is throwing a HUGE Cyber Monday {& bonus Tuesday} sale!

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Everything in my store is 20% off! + TPT is offering an additional 10%

I've linked up with Blog Hoppin, Michelle from the 3am Teacher, & Susan from TGIF, so make sure to hop on over & check out the others throwing a sale & stock up now!! :)

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Happy Gobble Gobble Day!!

November 22, 2012

I just wanted to pop in and wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving. It's been almost a year since I've started this journey and although I haven't always been able to give blogging my 100%, I've learned so much from each and every one of you. Thank- you for stopping by and taking the time to leave comments, join my giveaways, and just provide support. It's been such a blessing to be a part of something so wonderful and extremely positive. From the bottom of my heart, thank- you all so much!

Have a Blessed Day Friends!


Mega Winter Fun Giveaway! Over 30 packets!

November 19, 2012

Diving into Learning is having a Mega Winter Fun Giveaway! There are over 30 packets from some awesome bloggers up for grabs. Hop on over & check it out! Giveaway ends on November 24th & the lucky winners will be announced on November 25th. 


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Have a great day! 


Poppin' Words Word Wall Pack

November 12, 2012
"Popcorn" words are high frequency words that "pop" up frequently in books and print materials. These words typically don't follow common spelling patterns and rules, so they might be a little harder for students to remember. I've created this set to use as a word wall to help my students with these high frequency words. 

Click on the link to check it out in my tpt store. 


Kindergarten Lifestyle Giveback Giveaway ending soon!

November 9, 2012

Hi friends! Jeannie from Kindergarten Lifestyle along with a lot of other fabulous bloggers have teamed up to bring you ONE AMAZING GIVEAWAY!

There are over 10 great items you can win PLUS a $25 Teachers Pay Teachers gift certificate! 

So watcha' waiting for?!! Head on over to her blog & enter to win!!

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Good Luck :)


Fan-ta-bulous Freebie Linky Party

November 6, 2012
Hi friends! I am linking up with Shuna from Pocket Full of Kinders! She's hosting a "Fan-ta-bu-lous" Freebie Linky Party! Who doesn't love freebies? I know I sure do!!

I made this a while back in my quest to differentiate instruction for my higher babies:

 Here are some of the inside pages:

Drop me a line if this is something you can use in your class.

Happy Voting Day ;)


November 3, 2012
I am linking up with the Fabulous Farley from Oh' Boy 4th Grade!

I can't believe November is already here! I am having panic attacks about Christmas shopping. I HATE, HATE, HATE long lines, crowds, and crazy fights in stores. That means I better get a movin' on my shopping! 

I also play a lot of classical music in my classroom. I read reports a long time ago while student teaching {a very long time ago, I might add} that it helps kids become smarter. HA! not sure if it does, but it does calm my kids down so it works for me!

Do you like the font I used? If so check out Teri's blog for a free download. It's called Cupcake Sweet. Thanks Teri!!


Happy November Everyone!


Storing My Read- Alouds

November 2, 2012
I love picture books! What teacher doesn't?! And I have to admit I've spent a pretty penny on my collection. I wanted to become a librarian at one point- but the certification in my district is just insane. Too many courses- way to expensive on a teacher salary :(

Anyway, I saw these durable clear bins at Home Depot and knew they would be perfect for me to stack my books in. After a couple days hours I finally finished organizing my collection. 

 Missing from this picture are my Community Workers, Transportation, Fall & Thanksgiving books.

It's important to note that these are the books that are NOT included in my classroom library. These are my read- aloud  books that I use when I do my themes. A lot of them are hard cover books that I've invested in. I do try to purchase soft cover doubles that will go in my classroom library though. I also offer incentives to my students who can earn a chance to get a book from "Mrs. M's special collection". 

I display the books here, in a little corner near my desk- our theme at this time was colors.

How do you store your special books? I'd love to hear about it :)

Have a Great Weekend!

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