SHOW ME THE MONEY! We are wrapping up our money unit with problem solving and showing our evidence using our piggy banks! #countmein
We worked on reviewing our prefix skills today with these flap books and posters! Now they feel confident for their grammar test on Friday! #teacherwin
Valentine book marks from @primarilyspeaking and some mini heart candies for my kiddos today! They were a hit!
I'm so excited! Three more of my kiddos passed their final math facts test! Our room has three more Jedi Masters now! Whoohoo!
This put a smile on my face on this beautiful Sunday! Happy weekend my friends! #starbucksforthewin
Need a non-food Valentine gift? I made these for my son's classmates and he is so excited to give them out! This adorable idea is from @luckytobeinfirst. Head over to her blog to grab the free tags!
My Scholastic Book Order arrived today! Every year each student is gifted new books from a loving family in memory of a beloved teacher who is no longer with us. We honor her memory at our Read Across America assembly ever year and hand the kids their new books! My heart swells with emotion just thinking about it! #readingtoucheslives
Do your students struggle with regrouping? I just posted a mini interactive notebook focusing on Addition With REGROUPING! It includes tons of activities including decomposing, vocabulary, various word problems and so much more! It will be on sale through tomorrow night (Feb. 10th). Grab it at a steal of a deal! ✏️Link in profile
The best time to stock up on interactive notebook activities???? During a sale, of course! There are a couple hours left to grab language, reading and math notebooks at a HUGE discount! Your students will love them!
My students love reviewing their place value skills with their interactive notebooks. They proudly share their learning with their parents, classmates and our administrators. #proudteacher #winwin
It's time! TpT is having a site wide sale and so am I! My store is on sale today and tomorrow. Don't forget to use the code at checkout! ✏️link in profile
Are you looking for ideas to integrate academics and Valentine's Day? I've shared some ideas over on my blog. While you are there grab a free set of task cards too!
***GIVEAWAY CLOSED*** Congrats @magrapes You are the lucky winner! I'm teaming up with @primarilyspeaking for a Super Sunday giveaway! We're each giving away a $10 TPT gift card. To enter, simply comment below and tell me which team you are rooting for today.Then, hop on over to @primarilyspeaking for another cance to win a $10 gift card. Winner will be announced Monday, February 6th at 5:00 PST!
It's February 1st which means its time to bring out the hearts! Today we reviewed our math skills with this sweet idea from @primarilyspeaking. What I love most about it is that it can be adapted for almost any skill! 😍
Our winter informational text writing is complete! I loved this rubric idea from @learninginwonderland so I put them on stickers to make it easier to grade and more anonymous when they are on display. I put the sticker on the back of each paper.
These MLK interactive paper bag books may have taken us longer to complete than I originally thought. However, Black History month is a day away and my kiddos loved making them! Win all around😊
One of my favorite winter crafts completed ✅ This is a timeless freebie from @ayearofmanyfirsts Love😍
It might be raining outside, but these adorable guys say Let it snow! We loved making them and bringing a bit of winter into our classroom.
***Giveaway Closed! Congratulations @pelicansandpipsqueaks! Happy 2017! 🎉🍾One lucky winner will win a $75 Amazon gift card! To enter: 1. Follow @brightconcepts4teachers 2. Like this post 3. Comment below by tagging a friend 4. Tap the photo to see where to go next When you've made it back to me, you've completed the loop. Be sure to search TPT for #tptnewyear for additional sales! Winner will be announced on Jan. 3!
Some of my sweet blogging friends and I are going to help you ring in the New Year with deals, steals, and a fabulous giveaway! Be sure to check back tomorrow to see what we have in store.
Student gifts personalized, wrapped, and ready for delivery later this week! 👊🏻 Nothing fancy but they will feel special and loved when they receive it.
A little elf mischief today! Snowflake and Dasher had a sugar rush this afternoon!
Holiday gifts all wrapped and complete! This is definitely a record. Usually I am finishing them up a couple days before break 😆
Can you find the gingerbread man? These turned out so cute! Next week we will write stories to go with them. Disguise a gingerbread man from @primarilyspeaking 💕
More reindeer antics today! This is a fabulously festive writing activity from @primarilyspeaking that was a hit with my kiddos!
Naughty or nice there are only a few hours left! Load up those carts and make sure to use the special code for an extra 10% off!
Our reindeer directed drawings are one of my favorite holiday projects! Love how they turned out!
It's here! It's happening right now! TpT's Cyber Sale is in full throttle! Make sure to save big and grab some amazing resources at a HUGE discount by using the special code for an extra 10% off! Happy Shopping!
Place Value interactive notebook pages are a great way to review those essential skills and put a little fun into their learning. Check out this skill specific resource in my TpT shop.
***Giveaway Closed*** Congrats to Tracey Reese and hnecker.
OMG I am SO excited! I came into work with this sitting on my desk from my team partner! I cannot wait for the adventures to begin! Watch out kiddos 😊😆
It's almost time! Check back tomorrow for your chance to win one of two $250 Amazon gift cards. You won't want to miss it!
We finished up these beautiful pumpkin directed drawings today. Better late than never! It's still Fall, right?
Our pen pal letters arrived today with this adorable book. My kids were SO excited for me to read it to them! We stopped everything so they could enjoy it! Thank you @primarilyspeaking for the new addition to our classroom library!
Just Posted! Simple Subtraction Strategies interactive notebook activities. Includes a variety of word problems, vocabulary, and skills practice. On SALE today 10/23.
We reviewed our place value skills with this fun candy corn craft today! This template can be used to review so many skills and it brings some Fall fun into the classroom!
Let's Go Cubbies!
Spider week is in da house! These poems were loved by my kiddos!
I introduced the game of Scoot to my students today. We used these multiple meaning words task cards to get started. The kids LOVED it and said This game is fun! ❤️
Go Cubs Go! Fly the W!
I don't have a large amount of bulletin board space, so I hung our adorable scarecrows and poems in the center of our room. These have been a big hit with my students and classroom visitors. Fall has arrived!
Go Cubbies Go! Fly the W!
We finally finished up our personal narratives! I am so proud of my kiddos. Their final products were amazing! Thank you @stepintosecondgrade for this great writing unit😍
Brand New Interactive Notebook for Simple Addition Strategies is 50% off today only! Keep your kids engaged and using those critical thinking skills with 40+ pages of addition activities.
Our first set of pen pal letters arrived today! Nothing better than getting snail mail from your best blogging bud's classroom! The kids squealed with delight!
Our Array City is sparkling! My kids nailed this project. The kids created arrays with the windows on each building and wrote about it. I love when I can integrate my curriculum! Head over to my blog for more details and a freebie. bit.ly/ArrayCity #pinterestwin
I know October is around the corner but we just finished our torn paper apple art and I'm in love with how they turned out! Each different and unique just like my students!
We are getting ready for Fall even though it's a 100+ degrees outside! I love making these scarecrows and having the kids write acrostic poems to go with them. It's a great way to bring Fall into the classroom. 🍎Link in profile
Parent conferences are just around the corner. I love using these editable forms to help organize myself while giving my parents just the right amount of information so they can understand how their child is performing. 🍎link in profile
Happy Fall Y'all! One lucky winner will win a $25 TPT gift card & a $25 Starbucks gift card! Plus 2 of our favorite Fall read-alouds! To enter: 1. Follow @brightconcepts4teachers 2. Like this post 3. Comment below and tell us your favorite TV show 4. Tap the photo to see where to go next When you've made it back to me, you've completed the loop. Be sure to search TPT for #happyfallyall for additional sales! Winner will be announced on Sept. 25th.
Have you heard the news? My already reduced interactive notebook MEGA BUNDLES are on sale today! These activities are no prep, engaging, hands-on learning fun. Link in profile📓✏️ #happyfallyall
Looking to try interactive notebooks? My 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade Math, Reading, & Language BUNDLES are on sale today and tomorrow only to celebrate the arrival of Fall!
Happy Fall Y'all! To celebrate the season, I'm joining my sweet friends to bring you some great savings. You can save an additional 20% off four of my already reduced BUNDLES today and tomorrow. Use the link in my profile to see what's been marked down (see featured items in store). Also, be sure to search #happyfallyall on TPT to check out all the sale items being offered during our sale. 🍎
We worked on main idea and details this week. The kids loved making their apple bushel baskets as follow up to our lessons. Love how they turned out!
I got this sweet note as a message in a bottle from one of my former students this morning. Melt my heart. This is why we do what we do. Happy Friday, my friends!
Test prep: We reviewed our addition strategies in our interactive notebooks today! The kids loved showing how to make 10 in different ways!
We reviewed main idea and details with our weekly story. I love how our whole class dream catcher turned out! The kids loved working in groups to create the detail feathers.
Finally got my student user name and password cards all set up. I love having them organized and handy on a ring. Now when we go to computer lab, I can hand a card to the kiddos that forget. Head over to my blog to grab this freebie template.
Eeekkkk! This beauty just arrived on my doorstep! I can't wait to get it all set up and enjoy my Insta Ink subscription. No more running to the store at the last minute for ink. Thank you @hp