Monday, June 30, 2014

FREE Story Map

Today's FREEBIE...brought to you by This Little Teacher. Do you use story maps? Check out this FREE product. Gotta love FREE!


And the winner is...

Drumroll please...I'm thrilled to announce the winner of my 260 FB Followers GIVEAWAY! Congratulations! You now have $10 to spend when you check out at TpT. Happy shopping. 

Thanks to all who entered! I appreciate you!

The winner is...

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Last Day to Enter GIVEAWAY!

Today is the last day to enter my giveaway to win a $10 TpT gift card. Good luck to everyone! Thanks again for following me. You are greatly appreciated! Please feel free to share this with others.

I'll announce the lucky winner tomorrow. Can't wait!

Click here to enter


Thursday, June 26, 2014

Redesigning a Classroom? Check this site out!

Putting together a classroom? Since I'm moving to 5th grade from 3rd grade and redecorating, I've been looking at various layouts. Love perusing through all these incredible classrooms. Hope you do, too!

Love this Decor! Nice job, The First Grade Parade!


Monday, June 23, 2014

New Product Alert: Nifty Nouns Task Cards

Boy, I've been working hard on this product. It's finally LIVE! Whew! You know that great feeling when it's finally time to post a new product. Please check it out and, as always, my NEW products are offered at a 20% discount the first 48 hours. 

It's GRAMMAR TIME! Check your students' NOUN knowledge with these 28 "Nifty Nouns Task Cards." Students will apply their knowledge on the various noun jobs such as common nouns, proper nouns, subject nouns, objects of the preposition, direct objects, indirect objects, and predicate nouns (predicate nominatives).

These are perfect for partner work, center/station work, SCOOT game, or whole group activity.

This product includes the following:

**Nifty Nouns Cheat Sheet (perfect for student binders/notebooks/folders)
**28 Nifty Nouns Task Cards (with 4 multiple choice answers and WITHOUT multiple choice answers)
**Nifty Nouns Multiple Choice Student Response Sheet
**Nifty Nouns WRITE THE ANSWER Student Response Sheet
**(2) Nifty Nouns Answer Keys (multiple choice and WRITE the answers)

Click here (or on the picture below) to see a PREVIEW of a few cards and examples of Student Response Sheets.

Blessings and Happy Teaching,

Inspiring Video - We ARE Teachers!

We light the fire of imagination and wonder! We have so many roles as educators. This video says it all - very inspiring. Enjoy!

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Giveaway is Live! Enter to WIN!

Starting today, my giveaway is LIVE. Thanks to everyone for following me. I truly appreciate you. 

Enter for your chance to win a $10 TpT Gift Card. We can all use more $$ for our TpT addiction...right?

Good luck to everyone.  Contest goes TODAY thru June 29.

Click Here To Enter 


Saturday, June 21, 2014

$10 TpT Gift Card Giveaway Starts TOMORROW!

Be sure and check back tomorrow for a $10 TpT Gift Card Giveaway...who doesn't need more money for TpT shopping?

Thanks to all my FANS and FOLLOWERS. I truly appreciate your support and love collaborating with all of you.

See you all tomorrow. Good luck to all that enter!

Click here to enter a Rafflecopter giveaway. I'll post the link again tomorrow.


TpT Sale - 20% Off June 21 and June 22

How about a SUPER Saturday and Sunday summer sale? All items in my TpT store are 20% off today and tomorrow (JUNE 21 and JUNE 22). Please feel free to pass along the savings to others! 

Click HERE or on the picture below to head on over to my TpT store for incredible SAVINGS!

Happy Shopping!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Failure IS an Option!

I firmly believe that our students need to understand that failure IS an option. MANY inventions and successes occur because of failure.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Do You Get Much Needed Help with Your TpT Creations?

Do any of you have "fur friends" that help you while you're creating your TpT products? We just adopted a new kitty, and this baby is an incredible "helper" with my new product. I just don't know how I could create products without him. LOL!


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Happy Father's Day!

Small boy’s definition of Father’s Day: It’s just like Mother’s Day only you don’t spend so much.” — Unknown

Happy Father's Day to all the loving, hardworking men out there! Enjoy your special day!

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Be Yourself!

Be proud of who you are! Be the BEST you can be, and be yourself!
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Have a marvelous Friday! 


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Designing a Classroom? Check out this cool tool!

Are any of you having to move (and set up a new classroom) over the summer like me? If so, you might want to check out this cool site from Scholastic. It allows you to plan and organize your room before actually "getting dirty." 

Scholastic: Design Classroom Tool

Happy designing!