Thursday, June 13, 2019

Father's Day Giveaway!




To help with the purchasing of Father's Day resources for your classroom, a team of amazing teachers and I have grouped together to gift ONE awesome, lucky teacher with a TPT gift card!

PRIZES INCLUDE 1 x $150 TPT 
Gift card


REMEMBER: each entry counts as ONE entry, the more links you complete, the higher your chances of winning!!

Raffle CLOSES: Saturday 22nd June 2019 12am


GOOD LUCK!!!




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Thursday, June 6, 2019

June Giveaway!




Are you ready for another giveaway?  Well,  it’s time for our monthly giveaway so our team of educators have grouped together to show the love to an awesome  individual with a TPT gift card to help with the purchasing of fun resources!  Here’s how to enter:

PRIZES INCLUDE 1 x $100 TPT Gift card

Simply enter here: 
http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/c396cb38343/?

REMEMBER: each entry counts as ONE entry, the more links you complete, the higher your chances of winning!!
Raffle Starts:  Thursday, June 6, 2019  and ends  June 13, 2019.


GOOD LUCK!!!


Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Summer Break Fun? OR Not?


It may be a silly thought to think of kids not being excited about Summer vacation. Why wouldn't kids look forward to three months of nothing but sleeping in, cartoons and snacking all day? Of course, kids would look forward to that if every child had the possibility of a lazy and fun summer vacation but unfortunately, that's not always the case. In 2016, it was reported that more than 26% of school aged children face food insecurity. Kids look forward to their Monday through Friday school days because they know that two out of three meals will be supplied for them. But it's not just food that kids look forward to during the school year it's also a routine, they know what their day will consist of and know who will be there. When they arrive at school, they will see their friends, their teacher, possibly a teacher's aid or office staff. We all know how important it is for kids to have a schedule and how much a routine can assist better behavior so, when they are released for Summer break, their routine will change and for a lot of kids, their day to day routine will change as well. 

School is also exciting for a lot of kids. They are able to look forward to field trips and fun lessons where they  can draw, dress up, watch a movie or even have someone come in to the classroom for a lesson. When the school lets out for summer they may not have things to look forward to as they would in school. Sure, most kids have a summer vacation but a lot of kids do not. Being in the classroom, even in today's scary environment, still can host as a safe haven for kids.

Many children live in homes where there is violence all around them and being at school shows them that there are loving, kind and protective people in their small lives and it is a place they can go to learn and thrive. Of course, children need breaks, just like adults! But we, as adults, as a community and as a nation must understand that in a lot of cases, school days are some of the best days for children. 




Saturday, June 1, 2019

June Gems!


Happy  June!  Can you believe that it is already June? It seems like the year just started and now it’s  flown by! Regardless of whether it’s flown by or not I’m excited to share my June products.  Most of them are new and I want to share the oldies but goodies!  Check them out at















Also….

In June we celebrate the anniversary of our flag.  Let it forever fly over the land of the free and the home of the brave.





Saturday, May 11, 2019

End of Year Animal Safari


End of year, already? Are you looking for ways to keep your class engaged and focused before the end of the school year? You can use this safari around the school yard or even inside the classroom on a rainy day. In celebration of the end of a yearlong school adventure, this animal safari activity can be used as a culmination of fun activities where the students are given clues and riddles about animals they need to hunt. Based on the descriptions and behaviors, the students will be able to identify the animals. This fun, end of year activity is comprised of following directions, working together, map skills, and the use of the compass (optional)! A parent letter, task cards, safari lunch menu, and editable version is also included. For more activities, check out the pictures below! I hope you enjoy these activities!

















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Monday, May 6, 2019

End of School Year Giveaway or Two!


Are you looking for ways to keep your class engaged and focused before the end of the school year but you’re low on funds? There’s a way! our team of educators have grouped together to show the love to an awesome teacher with a $100 TPT gift card to help with the purchasing of end of year resources and show our appreciation!  Here’s the link to enter!

http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/share-code/YzM5NmNiMzg4ZGJlYmZkNzUxNjU5ZTRjMzFiNjViOjMzNw==/?
The giveaway starts at Midnight on May 6th and ends May 13!



ALSO...
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, some of my blogging buddies and I have gotten together to give away teaching supplies that we LOVE!  Check out all of our favorites and scroll down to enter to win ALL of them!

The giveaway starts at Midnight on May 6th.

Prize includes: 10 Teacher "Must Haves" prize pack including: Mr. Sketch Markers, Flair Markers, Personal Laminator, Dry Erase Pockets, Dry Erase Markers, Astrobright Paper, Sharpies, Ticonderoga Pencils, a Wall Calendar, and a $50 Teachers pay Teachers gift card.




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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May Madness


If you think March is a great  madness then you haven’t experienced the mayhem of May!  Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, retirement parties, end-of-the –year activities, final assessments, and just the general craziness of the end of the year! This is the time of the year we all need that extra push to make it to the end.  So, take a deep breath and smile. Here are some fun products for the  upcoming celebrations in May.