Friday, November 25, 2011

Happy Holidays TpT Cyber Monday Sale!!!!


Are you ready for an awesome Cyber Monday sale on TpT?!?!  Many bloggers, including myself, are offering 20% off the products in our stores on top of the TpT 10% discount (use promo code CMS28 at checkout-valid only on Cyber Monday)! You can also enjoy 20% off our products from November 29th- December 1st!!  
Happy Shopping to our Sweet Customers!!!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

I'm Thankful!!!!


Ohhhhh, what a beautiful Thanksgiving day with friends and family!!! Loved everything about it!!! God is SO good, isn't He?!?!? What a great day to join the "I'm Thankful" linky party over at What the Teacher Wants!!

1.  What are you thankful for in your classroom?

Every single one of my precious 22 first graders! I seriously love them to pieces!!! So thankful for the opportunity to touch their lives!!

2. What person are you most thankful for?

I am thankful for my husband & best friend, Josh, and our healthy son, Parker!

3. What 3 blogs are you most thankful for?

You know what...I am just THANKFUL for the entire blogging community!!! I love all of y'all and can't thank you enough for inspiring me every single day that I get on here!!!

4. What guilty pleasures are you most thankful for?

My iphone, the internet, my laptop, cute clipart, and Starbucks!!

5. What are you most thankful for?

JESUS!! I just love Him and He loves me!! Without His love and blessings, I don't know what I would do!!!

And, of course, my FAMILY!!!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful day of giving thanks with friends and family!!!
Happy Thanksgiving!!!
















Sunday, November 20, 2011

Holly Jolly Centers & Winter Math Journal Prompts

Everywhere I go just screams CHRISTMAS!! I love it...every.single.thing.about.it!!! It's hard to believe that's it is just around the corner...CRAZY! It's even harder to believe that I have 90% of my Christmas shopping DONE thanks to online stores:) 
As the holiday season approaches, I get so excited about all of the fun things I can do with my students! I just recently finished my Holly Jolly Math and Literacy centers! It's my BIGGEST unit yet {15 activities} and full of fun to bring the Holly Jolly spirit into your classroom! 
 
Here is a lil' sneak peek of the goodies!!!
Math Centers
1. North Pole Number Ordering
2. Holly Jolly Fact Families
3. Santa's Shape Riddles {basic 2D & 3D}
4. Reindeer Time {hour and half hour}
5. Holly Jolly Graphing
6. Santa's Math Helpers 
Literacy Centers
1. Holly Jolly Read the Room {long and short vowel words}
2. Making Words with Happy Holidays
3. Making Words with Candy Cane
4. Candy Cane Compounds
5. Elf Editors
6. Opposite Ornaments
7. Holly Jolly Sentences
8. Holly Jolly Compare and Contrast
Click {HERE} for more details about this packet!

I've also posted my next set of math journal prompts!! There are a variety of skills covered: addition, subtraction, number representation, number combinations, number patterns, fair shares, shapes, and more! Many of the prompts promote higher order thinking and multiple solutions. 

Click {HERE} to check them out!!

 Happy, Happy Sunday!!!!