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Sunday, June 2, 2013

June Currently

WOW! I can't believe it's JUNE already!!

I'm getting pretty jealous of all my blogger friends who are finished the school year already! We don't finish until June 28th - so still 20 days of school left... but I won't be so upset later when I'm enjoying my August off either :) 

It's time to link up with Farley for her June Currently!



Monday, May 6, 2013

Teacher Appreciation Sale!

I think Spring is finally here! Yahoo! It was 26 degrees Celsius today! Now if that doesn't melt the rest of the snow laying around, I don't know what will!

It's Teacher Appreciation week! Teachers Pay Teachers is having a sale this Tuesday & Wednesday. Everything in my store will be 20% off, and if you use the code TAD13 you will get an extra 10% off! Click on the graphic below to go to my store!

This adorable graphic is from Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs!

Here are some of my products that you might enjoy to help 
you wind-down for the school year!

Teacups & Saucers: Mother's Day Literacy Activities

Making Words: A Spring Edition

I Have, Who Has? Sight Word Game

Now I am off to finish filling up my cart so that I am ready to take advantage of this awesome sale tomorrow! Is there a limit on how many units you can/should buy?!?! 

Monday, April 15, 2013

MORE SNOW?!?! & Earth Day Freebies!

Can you believe it!! 

This was the snapshot I took of my front yard and driveway this morning :( YES, more snow! Seriously old man winter, I know we live in Canada but really... it's April 15th!!!! I am so tired of winter, will this snow EVER melt?!?!


Usually on Earth Day, I take my class outside to clean up the school yard and learn about taking care of the environment, but it doesn't look like this snow will be gone anytime soon {never mind by Monday!}

So, I got busy to create more centers that I can use INDOORS! I hope you can use these freebies in your classroom. I'd love to hear from you if you snag them!

Click to download your FREEBIES!

Here are my other Earth Day activities on TPT! Click below to check it out if your looking for some great activities/stations for Earth Day learning!


...or if you just want this adorable craftivity you can get it separately too!

    

Have a great week!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Canadian Bloggers!

I was so glad when I found Patti's Canadian teacher linky over at Madly Learning via Amanda @ First Grade Garden. There are not many of us out there so it's nice to find other Canadian bloggers! I always get super jealous when I see all those blog/state meet-ups in the United States - but maybe this is our starting point! What do you think Canada?!?!


Then head to Teaching is a Gift to grab your province or territory! 
What another great linky!


I'd love you to leave a note if your a Canadian blogger!
What province/territory are you from?

Monday, April 1, 2013

April Currently!

It's APRIL! 
That means it's time to link up with Farley for this month's Currently!



Listening: Right now my favorite song is 'Daylight' by Maroon 5. {Adam Levine *gush*}

Loving: I just came back from spending 4 days in my home town. It was great to see all my family and friends over the Easter weekend. I am so thankful to have them all!

Thinking: My spring break is officially over. Every year once I return from spring break, it seems that the weeks just fly by, soon summer will be here! June 28th is our last day of school. 

Wanting: Here in Canada, we still have tons of snow! :( It's sad because at this time last year there was none!

Needing: We just renovated our basement and everything is everywhere! It's time to do some spring cleaning (and organizing)!

Advice: Keep calm... and teach on! {The summer countdown is on!)


Sunday, March 31, 2013

Let's Get Acquainted Linky Party {March 31st}

This week, it's my first time linking up with Latoya from Flying into First Grade for her Let's Get Acquainted Linky Party! This weeks theme.. Favorites! 

Click the picture below to link up!


Favorite Place to Shop

I love H&M! Clothes, shoes, jewelry, purses {need I say more!}

Favorite TV Show

I'm a sucker for this show. I've watched it since I was a teenager! 
I'm also a sucker for pretty much all reality TV shows.

Favorite Sweet Treat

Tia Maria Torte from Baked Expectations. YUM!!

Favorite Food

My absolute favorite food is Five Cheese Ziti al Forno. 
It comes from my favorite restaurant.... 

Favorite Restaurant


I LOVE the OG! The Pasta Fagioli soup and breadsticks are so delicious :)

And there you have it.. my first Getting Acquainted Linky Party!

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Easter Giveaway Winner!

I'm soaking up every minute of my Spring Break so far! Are you on your break yet? Or has it come and gone? Anyways, I don't have much to share today so i'm just checkin' in to announce the winner of my Easter giveaway! Congrats to Beth S. I will be emailing you shortly! 

Click here to go to my TPT store and take advantage of the sale!

Sunday, March 24, 2013

As promised... An EASTER GIVEAWAY!

Wow was that a fast weekend! Thank goodness it's SPRING BREAK, and I can sleep in tomorrow :)

The only sad thing about not having school this week is all the fun Easter activities that I could be doing! As I promised, I'm having a giveaway for this Egg-cellent pack full of math and literacy activities:


There are 3 ways you can enter, make sure you leave me a comment for each entry!

1. Follow my blog
2. Follow my TPT store
3. Pin this on Pinterest  

It's gonna be a quick one, because I want you to have time to use these activities! So... i'll announce the winner Tuesday, good luck!

Friday, March 22, 2013

Five For Friday {Linky Party ... March 22nd}

TGISB! {Thank God It's Spring Break }

I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for her weekly Five For Friday!


Here it goes...

{Blogger isn't cooperating with me, so I've put my links below each picture }
 If you'd like this FREEBIE click here to grab it! 
{I'd love to hear from you if you do!}

 Click here to check it out!

Click here to get your Ikea Tolsby Frames!

Click here to head over to Learning Resources


Stay tuned this weekend for my Easter giveaway!

Monday, March 11, 2013

St. Patrick's Day Math Stations & FREEBIES!

These past few weeks I've been doing assessment, assessment, assessment and now I am knee deep in report cards! Boo! After all this assessment, it's time to let the kiddos have some fun {while learning of coarse!} So this week we're doing all things green and shamrocky! 

My kiddos will be doing lots of these activities:

{click the picture below to check it out at my TPT store}

I also have a few little freebies for you to check out! 

Click below for your Domino Addition and Roll Your Luck Game!


If you grab them, I'd love to hear from you! 

Sunday, March 3, 2013

My first CURRENTLY, and some 'Truffle Tree' Love

This is my first time {finally} linking up with Farley!


Listening: It's Sunday morning and my house is silent. Perfect for blog stalking and drinking coffee. :) 

Loving: March; is a sign that Spring is almost here and that the snow is melting.

Thinking: Of report cards, so much to do, so little time!

Wanting: Spring Break! 19 days and counting!

Needing: Family Time. I feel like I haven't seen my family in so long, it's time for a visit home.

Like: Krispy Kreme. You wouldn't believe that it was my FIRST time trying Krispy Kreme this past week. That's what happens when your from Canada and have Tim Hortons I guess ;)

Love: Kindergarten. My kindies are doing AWESOME! They have shown so much progress from the start of the year it has truly been AMAZING!

Hate: Kitchen. My kitchen that is, it's a mess, and i'm procrastinating to clean it!

For more Currently Fun, head on over and visit Farley!


Have a celebrated Dr. Suess's birthday yet? I'm SO excited to have a Suesstastic week with my kiddos. It's always such a fun time of the year. I'll be using a lot of activities from my "A Love for Truffle Trees" unit. Click on the picture below to head on over to my TPT store to take a peek!


Sunday, February 3, 2013

Super Sunday Sale!

Have you checked out this amazing sale yet? 
If not click below to head on over to my TPT store!


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

I Love to Read Month & Some Lucky Winners!

Today was a great day! Our class went on a field trip to see this awesome production that another school in our division was hosting. 


It was a great way to kick off our February "I Love to Read" month. I will also be handing out this fun calendar of activities later this week. I gotta a feelin', that this month's gonna be a good month, that this month's gonna be a good month, that this month's gonna be a good good month, whoo ooo! 
(You were suppose to sing that in your best Black Eyed Peas voice, just in case you missed that memo :P)

I wanna know... do you have "I Love to Read" month in February? If so, what fun things do you have planned?!?!


Okay, okay, yes I have picked the winners for my Groundhog Hog Day FLASH giveaway! The winners are:

Erin
Barbara @ Grade ONEderful
and Rachel!

Yes, all of you who entered! I've neglected my blog for quite some time now, and i'm truly thankful that I still have followers. I hope to blog more frequently, but as you all know, life gets busy sometimes!

I'll be emailing you wonderful ladies right away!

If you missed out, check it out now. Click the picture below to get 10% off until February 2nd, Groundhog Day!



Have a fabulous week!


P.S. Stay tuned for an AWESOME SALE coming up soon!

Monday, January 28, 2013

Groundhog Day Giveaway!

This week, my class is doing some fun groundhog activities to gear up for Groundhog Day this coming Saturday! 

Today my students were so excited to begin these literacy activities, which I finished up just in time last night! If your interested in checking them out, click the picture below to head on over to my TPT store


I'm also planning on doing this cute writing craftivity from Mrs. Williamson this week. Click the picture below to head on over at her fabulous Kindergarten blog to download the writing activity. 

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To celebrate my new unit, I'm going to have a FLASH giveaway! There are 3 ways to enter, leave me a comment for each!

1. Follow my blog here 
2. Follow my TPT store here 
3. PIN the unit on Pinterest, and leave me the link!

Hurry, i'll pick the winner in 24 hours! So, Tuesday around 8:00pm!

Have a fabulous week everyone! 

Friday, January 18, 2013

Five for Friday!

Yahoo for Friday! I'm linking up with Kacey from Doodle Bugs Teaching to share 5 things about my week!


1. SIGHT WORD VIDEO - This week I took my kiddos photos with each of them holding a sight word. Then I put it into Windows Live Movie Maker to make a class sight word movie to help my kiddos with learning the sight words. They are loving it and taking ownership of "their" words!


2. Doodle Art - Today in Art class we had fun doing this fun doodle art! I forgot to take pictures of my kiddos final projects, but the inspiration came from none other than - Pinterest! It was really easy, you just doodle on a large piece of blank white paper with black sharpies using lines and shapes and then color it in using markers or pastels. Once the whole paper is covered, you cut it into 9cm x 9cm squares, and rearrange it on a large piece of construction paper. FUN! I'll see if I can remember to post my classes pics next week...

Do an art project with colors and lines, then cut it up and glue back on paper in a new arrangement.

3. A Love for Truffle Trees! - I'm just putting the final touches on my new unit to get ready for Dr. "You Know Who's" Birthday on March 2nd! I want to get it finished now so that I can send it off to be printed and laminated before we get into the crazy, hectic month of February!


4. Seal Grey - We are thisclose to being done our basement renovations! This week involved painting. 


5. GO JETS GO! - Our Winnipeg Jets kick-off their season tomorrow afternoon and I CANNOT wait :) 


I'll be back soon... I promise!