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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Friday the 13th Fun!

This Friday is one of the two Friday the 13ths in 2017 and is also conveniently
located in the spooky month of October! 
This Poster Activity is a fun - not frightening - activity for students to work on this Friday the 13th! 
 There are two posters which include, of course, 13 fun prompts for students to think about.
This poster activity is great to use as a DO Now/Bell Ringer activity or it could be used as a
creative center activity for Friday the 13th.
Students answer the 13 prompts and then can share their thoughts as a class, with a partner,
or in small groups.
A variety of ELA, math, and art activities are included. 
It's only a dollar right now! 


 
Have a wonderful Friday!



Saturday, August 26, 2017

Back to School Ideas and a Giveaway!


It's that time of year again.  The back-to-school season is upon us!  Teachers are thinking about classroom set up, d├ęcor, bulletin boards, routines, and what to do on the first day of school.  These products will get you in the grove for the new school year.   Start the year off in a fun way with your new students and new ideas.  The S'Mores Gift Tags are perfect for Meet the Teacher events.  All About Me Posters look great on a bulletin board for Open House.  The Back To School Icebreakers provide a fun way for students to learn a bit about one another!  My class always shares a book they read over the summer and the Chipper Chatter Cookies are a great way to get that conversation off to a fun start. 






 


If you need to do a little shopping for the new school year, here is your chance to win an awesome prize.  I have joined a fabulous group of teacher-authors and we are giving away this fabulous prize.  Enter the rafflecopter below for a chance to win!  Simply click on the star in my TpT store to follow and gain an entry. 



GIVEAWAY DETAILS
 
Prize: $100 Target Gift Card

Giveaway organized by: Kelly Malloy (An Apple for the Teacher)
  
 
Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter.  Giveaway ends 9/1/17 and is open worldwide.
 
Have a great school year!


Thursday, August 10, 2017

It's National S'MORES Day!

August 10 is National S'Mores Day!  This delicious campfire treat is made from three simple ingredients-graham crackers, toasted marshmallows, and melted chocolate bars.  The first recorded version of the recipe can be found in the 1927 version of the Girl Scout Handbook.  The recipe was passed from camper to camper and eventually became a very popular fireside dessert. The early recipes called the treats Some Mores, but at some point the name was shortened to S'Mores.  To celebrate today, I have discounted two S'Mores resources in my TpT Store.  Why not bring in a bit of education to this fun celebration?  It's a perfect time of year to gather up your friends and family, make a campfire, and enjoy this sweet treat!  No campfire?  You can toast your marshmallows in a toaster oven or even a microwave!  Get creative while you are at it... you can add peanut butter to the graham crackers or use a peanut butter cup rather than the chocolate bar.  Fudge dipped or striped cookies work well too if you don't have graham crackers! 
Any way you design it, your S'More will be something you'll love!
 
 
 
These Back To School All About Me Posters even have a S'mores page!
 
 
Happy National S'mores Day!
 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

TPT Back To School Sale! and Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

Happy August Everyone!  It's a great time to load up your Teachers Pay Teachers cart whether you are heading back to school soon or not!  Take advantage of the Back to School sale where you can score some products for up to 25% off.  Everything in my Teachers Pay Teachers store is 20% today and tomorrow and then be sure to apply the TPT discount code for an even deeper discount. 
 
I have several new items in my store including two new chocolate chip cookie themed items for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on August 4!  Yum! 
Who could resist a warm chocolate chip cookie?
Great idea for the first day back to school or Meet the Teacher Night!
Just add a package of cookies and you've made your new students happy campers!
 
Nine fun activities revolving around the chocolate chip cookie!
 
Delicious way to get your students talking about their reading!
 
Well, I've loaded up my TPT cart with items and I'm ready to shop! 
 
Thanks for swinging by and happy shopping!


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

JAWS Because It's Shark Week... {Freebie}

Can you tell I love Shark Week?  Fins-Up for a freebie!  A fun little poster that'll make you smile too!  Enjoy!  Click on the link below the picture.  Fin-tastic feedback on it would be most appreciated.
 
 
 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

CHOMP!! - Shark Week Continues

Shark Week continues!  My family and I have watched several Discovery Channel shows about sharks this week.  With each show we learn a bit more about these fascinating creatures!  This new game in my Teachers Pay Teachers store is a fun way to review the four types of sentences and learn a few interesting facts about sharks.  Played like a Kaboom! Game, students play to collect game/task cards without the sharks CHOMPING on their wins.  It's half-price today! 
 
 
Thanks for swimming by today!  Come back again this week for more shark goodies.  


Saturday, July 22, 2017

FIN-TASTIC! It's SHARK Week!


Shark Week is one of my favorite weeks.  Sharks are incredible creatures that are often misunderstood and even in need of some protection in some cases.  Many people (including my family) love watching the specials on Discovery Channel, kind of like a TV Feeding Frenzy!  Jaws because it's Shark Week, I am offering up a little fun.  On Sunday and Monday, everything in my Teachers Pay Teachers store will be 15% off! 
Stop by to chum the waters and see what you might like! 
 Here are few Sharky items to get you started.

Shark Add 'Em Up!  Math Activity
Practice math facts while learning a bit about these magnificent creatures!
 
 Shark Facts Task Cards
Great activity cards for students to work on while doing shark research
 or when they are done doing research. 
  
A fun set of posters and bookmarks for your shark fans and Star Wars fans alike!
 
Shark Coloring Pages
Relax and color some fin-tastic creatures!

 
And for reading through this whole post, here's a little freebie you can sink you teeth into!
Shark Week Bookmark Freebie

Stop back throughout the week for more goodies. 
Let the FIN begin!!