Teachers Pay Teachers Flash Sale!!!

October 12, 2013

Head on over to TPT and join the party!!


"Go Away, Big Green Monster!" FREEBIE

Do you follow me on Instagram? I loooveee Instagram! Just snap & share, easy peasy!

I recently shared these pictures on my IG page and I received a lot of interest in them, so I wanted to share with you all here too. 

We read the book, "Go Away, Big Green Monster!" by Ed Emberley. I love his books! The simple, predictable texts are just what my little ones need.


You can purchase a copy here. We also integrated technology and watched this clip. The kids loved it!

The printable sheets I used to make the monster are from kizclub.com. There are a whole bunch of awesome things on there, so if you have time take a look around. Here is the direct link to the printables.

Finally, I made this little prompt to go along with it. Just click to download.

I hope this is something you can use in your classroom! 

Five for Friday!

October 11, 2013
I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching to bring you my "five for FRIDAY". 



This just pinned from Sally's Baking Addiction....lovveee her site! This describes exactly how I feel when fall rolls around...love it!!

To do this fall...


We are wrapping up our apple unit, and this was by far my favorite activity. I love the way they turned out!


I shared this photo on Instagram the other day!! I was beyond thrilled to reach 3,000 likes on FB!!!


Another photo I shared on Instagram was our Interactive ABC Notebooks. I introduced it to my kids this week & they loved it! I hope to blog about it SOON! So check back :)


and finally- some of my bloggy buddies & I have teamed up to bring you a SPOOKTACULAR giveaway!! I hope you'll check it out :)

Good Luck & TGIF!!


A Spooktacular Giveaway

October 8, 2013
Hey friends! I am back with yet another FUN giveaway! Emails were already sent for those who won my Beginning Sounds Pack...thank- you everyone for entering!

I hope you're loving all these giveaways...because I sure am!! I'm teaming up with some of my blogging pals to bring you this Spooktacular Giveaway!

I'm giving away my Halloween Math Journal Prompts


Crayons & Whimsy is giving away her Number Writing Practice:

Aris from Sailing into Second is giving away her Halloween Literacy and Math Centers:

Marcy from Saddle Up for Second Grade is giving away her Make it Complete Halloween Activity:

Kristen from Easy Teaching Tools is giving away her Halloween High Frequency Word Activities:

Crystal from Once Upon a Classroom: The Tale of Two Teachers is giving away her Main Idea Matching Game:

So whatcha waiting for? Enter to WIN! Good Luck friends!!

A lot of you have asked that I share my recipe for my pumpkin cheesecake & cookies so check back in a day or two for that :)

Color it! Beginning Sounds Printable Pack Giveaway

October 7, 2013
I've finally posted my Color It! Beginning Sounds Pack. I apologize for the delay. I was under the weather for the past three days and I still have a lingering cough. Nyquil has been my bff lately, I just hate how it leaves me feeling super groggy when I wake up.

Anyhow, here's a closer look at the pack, and don't forget you can grab the "letter Aa" sheet I gave as a freebie in this post. I created this packet to help my kids who are still struggling with beginning sounds. I plan to send them home as homework or put them in my early finishers tub.

Leave your email below for a chance to win yourself a set!


Attention Grabbers in the Classroom

October 5, 2013
Hiya there peeps

It's Shuna from Pocket Full of Kinders

I am so happy that Mrs. M allowed me to take over her spot today! 

How do you get your student's attention?

Focusing student's attention is essential to classroom management. 

When students are focused they do much better and so do you. 

Have you ever tried to give directions and 20 little busy bodies are moving, talking and make distracting noises?

What do you as a teacher do when this happens

Shush them?

Flick the lights?

or do you go with the dramatic and throw yourself on the floor and beg for everyone to close their trap?

I have done all the above :)

Don't judge! 


I started to use attention grabbers in my class and OH MY WORD

the kiddos love them and they are effective!

I use them during transition times to make sure that everyone is on the same page and focused before we begin a task

I use the attention grabbers as well as a few other transition tips with my littles

You can pick up the Attention Grabbers Freebie HERE as well as check out some awesome tips to manage your classroom. 

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Currently October!

October 1, 2013
I'm linking up with Farley from Oh' Boy 4th Grade to bring you my Currently....October!

I am totally loving FALL! I love to bake, so during fall my house smells like pumpkin cheesecake & white chocolate chip pumpkin cookies! YUM!
Trick or Treat
please leave a random comment with your email for a chance to win my latest product which I will blog about tomorrow! 

Happy Tuesday!!

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