Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Dr. Seuss Art Freebie

My kiddos love to color and this activity makes it a bit more challenging for their creative minds. Hooray, for Dr. Silly Day!!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

How Much Is That Doggy In The Window?



As requested.... an up and at'm activity for counting coins!!
Practice your student's counting coin ability with a fun file.

Easter Math Centers



Bunny Hop - 12 Math Centers for Easter

Toad-ally in Love Centers




We had a great time finishing up our Toad-ally in Love centers today. Where did February go? If you purchased this file be sure to download the new version. I corrected a thing or two and added a thing or two :)

Sunday, February 26, 2012

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover



I love these stories! I was so excited to see clipart available. This file contains a bit of math, language arts, book report, craftivity and bingo! Oh, a fun book brings so many options!

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Easter Treats













While grocery shopping today I found my little Bunny Marshmallows again. I wasn't sure if I'd be able to do this activities with my kiddos again... yeah! Grab yourself a few bags for a fun, tasty math review for Easter.






I also found cute colored SOUR jelly beans by Brach. I created an additional Jelly Bean Math Activity to go with last years... if you purchased Jelly Bean in an Egg last year, download it again for the first AND second version.

Dr. Seuss No-No































So I received an email that "Dr.Seuss" is copyrighted...even the words... so we need to change any titles to files that we have created for Dr. Seuss Day.
My mind is mush!
I need a new fun name for my unit and I need your creative mush-less mind :)
Send in your idea of a fun title that I can rename my unit...if it is choosen... you win the file!

Winner! Winner!

I am always amazed at your creativity. I actually had to have my family help me decide.

The winner is Dr. Silly Stations!
I'll be sending the file tonight!
Thanks Again!
Lory

Monday, February 20, 2012

Winner, Winner, Winner


This mama is ready for bed!! Thanks so much for playing along with me this holiday.
We have 3 winners.... for my bundle of President's Day, Dr. Seuss and Lucky Me units...
#8 - Lori
#81- Ms. Rachel
#36- Meredith Gilbert

Send me your emails :) Good night everyone!!!

For those who asked about the St. Patrick's Day banners they are posted ;)

1300 Friends...giveaway and sale!




A day off and a growing group of friends! I'm ready to celebrate!
I feel so lucky to rub shoulders (in a techie way ;) with so many wonderful educators. I have learned and grown so much this past year of teacher blogging. Thank you! As a mother of 3 little ones ... I don't get out and comment and participate as much as I'd like, however, I do read and listen and look at the amazing activities and curriculum our students are receiving from so many and that is our utlimate goal as educators, right! So thank you!!! I always have a sale with my multiple of 100 new friends so I will put everything 20% today, however, I'd also like to giveaway 3 of my newest units to a few friends also.
Lucky Me - 12 Math Stations
Just leave a comment if you're interested... I'll draw a number before I go to bed ;)
Thanks again!!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Weekend Off and sale!!


I hope you are all enjoying some time off this weekend... I'm seeing a lot of sweats, diet cokes and catnaps in my coming days ;)
Happy President's Day... I'm having a 20% sale in my little store this weekend!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Toad-ally In Love Centers







While completing the Toad-ally in Love centers with my kiddos I came across a couple errors and also decided to add a couple more independent activities... if you purchased the centers yourself... download the 3 pages below and add them to your file. It still amazes me after editing and editing and rereading and rereading and checking one last time... there are still mistakes... augh!... anyone interested in editing for my numbskull brain in return for free activities? Two heads have got to be better than my one crazy one! Thanks for your patience!!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

President's Day and Organization













A few weeks ago I was asked by a couple fellow bloggers how I store my centers when I'm not using them. It's not fancy but, it has worked well and it's not expensive. Labeled gift boxes ;) (I love gifts;) This is my newest unit on President's Day so I thought I share it with you and answer the question in one post. Each box has a label on the outside. Inside I keep all my centers (stored individually in a large baggy), blacklines and books I like to use with the theme of the center. It's nice to know that everything is ready to go on a moments notice and the blacklines are with everything for simplicity.


I'd love to hear how you organize and store your centers!!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Let's Make it Plural



My kiddos had a fun time learning the various rules for pluralizing nouns. If you are able to use these in your classroom... I'd love to share!

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Candy Heart Math




Each Valentine's Day I give my kiddos a box of conversation hearts... and ... of course we do a bit of Valentine math with 'em ;)


Thursday, February 2, 2012

6 more weeks....



I know that I shouldn't complain, however, I was really disappointed in Phil's results today ;)

We graphed our predictions yesterday and we were SURE that spring would be arriving rather quickly... after this morning we decided we needed to book a field trip to Hawaii. Think the parents will go for it ;)