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Pool Party Blog Hop & Giveaway

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I am joining up with Celeste at Education Highway to celebrate her birthday with this fun Pool Party Blog Hop. I would like to share a fun summer idea I found on Pinterest.       Pinterest has so many great ideas for the summer. My daughter loves painting. I found this great idea on Pinterest. Now let’s see if my daughter’s will turn out like this one. picture from Pinterest       Hopefully you are enjoying your summer.…

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week

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We have finally made it to May! You deserve to have a great Teacher Appreciation Week. I am doing a Teacher Appreciation giveaway. I am giving away two $10 gift cards to TPT! In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week,  Teachers Pay Teachers is having a sale. These gift cards will be great to use during the sale on May 3rd and 4th.  My store will be 20% off and you can use the promo code “celebrate” for an additional 10% off. Let me…

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Currently May 2016

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I am linking up with Farley for the final Currently. I have really enjoyed this fun linky and I have met some great bloggers. Thanks Farley for all the fun over the years!   Listening:  I love the Walking Dead and now I have gotten sucked into Fear of the Walking Dead.  I love one of the main characters, Nick! Loving:  We went camping over the weekend. I was very relaxing and exactly what was needed. Just wished it was a little…

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Teaching Place Value

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Teaching Place Value

Teaching place value is one of the hardest concepts to teach to your upper elementary kids and we always have to teach it at the beginning of the year. The kids have just had several months off and are just getting back into a school routine. You don’t know what the kids can do because you just became their teacher. If this is you, don’t stress. I’m going to show you several ways to help you teach place value to…

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Gingerbread Man Activities

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I love teaching using the Gingerbread Man! My kids in 2nd and 3rd have loved doing all these fun activities. One of the activities that I have done with my students is a Gingerbread Ornament made with cinnamon. This is so easy and make the whole room smell like cinnamon. The ingredients are cinnamon, applesauce, and glue. That’s it! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/259097784788194919/ These are not mine but click on the picture to take you to the link on how to make them. Another fun…

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December Pick 3 Pinterest Party

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I am linking up with some great bloggers to share 3 Pinterest ideas I am planning on doing this month in my classroom. There are so many activities that can be done in the classroom in December. It was hard to pick only 3. I teach 4th grade this year so I wanted to do something for older kids. Click on Image to View Original Pin I love this idea of reindeer portraits! I enjoy going to those painting parties…

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Thanksgiving Read Alouds

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Thanksgiving is the holiday that seems to get overlooked a lot. We just finished all the fun Halloween books and we are getting all our winter and Christmas books ready. Don’t forget that there are some great Thanksgiving books that your students will love! graphics by A Sketchy Guy One of my favorite read alouds is  Thanksgiving at the Tappletons by  Eileen Spinelli. This is a story about all the trouble that come along with fixing Thanksgiving dinner. The turkey goes sliding out the…

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Laborless Linky and Giveaway

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Hello everyone! ARE YOU REAAADDDY!!! It is Finally here! Today I am linking with Laura from Where the Magic Happens, Krista from Teaching Momster, and Lisa from PAWsitively Teaching! I have joined forces once again with my bloggy friends to bring you the best, most amazing giveaway on this Labor Day weekend! All of us have been thinking about  good ways in which to treat our readers and followers.   We thought hard, and I mean it! Really, really hard… and…

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September Currently

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I am linking up with Farley from Oh’ Boy 4th Grade to share my September Currently. We are in our 2nd week of school and it has not slowed down yet! Some days I feel like I am swimming upstream. I do love my kids though so that makes the day a little easier. I was lucky enough to loop with  my kids from 3rd grade to 4th grade, and it was the smoothest start I have ever had. listening: I am sitting with daughter while she watches…

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Classroom DIY- Monday Made It

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I have been busy doing some classroom DIY lately so I decided to link up with 4th Grade Frolics for Monday Made It. Classroom DIY- Texans Theme I wanted to choose a different classroom theme this year since I was switching classrooms and grade levels. I am looping with my students from 3rd grade to 4th grade. I really wanted to do a theme that my class would love. After a lot of thought I decided to do a Texans…

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