Monday, February 23, 2015

It's Almost Here! I Can't Wait!!!

Dust off those wish lists...

The TPT "Teachers Are Heroes" SALE is coming this Wed.!

Click and SAVE!

I'm also excited about the So CA Kindergarten Conference this coming weekend in Pasadena, CA, because I'm presenting on ELA and Math and I'll have a booth there too!   (It's almost sold out!)
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And I'm super excited about the 2nd annual Blogger Bash this Friday night with hundreds of dollars in prizes and 24 amazing bloggers, and a cool Mardi Gras theme.  I'm so excited to be one of the bloggers again this year.  Here are the badges I made.  Do you see any of your favorite bloggers?

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So this is how the TPT sale works:

This Wednesday, February 25, I will put my ENTIRE TPT STORE on sale for 20% off.
(That's off of EVERYTHING, so dust off that wish list and get ready to shop!)

But, that's not all!  
In addition, TPT will give you a 10% bonus off of the price that was already 20% off, so you will get a huge 28% off and that's almost 30% off!
But you have to use the code HEROS at checkout to get the bonus 10% off.

OMGosh, that means you can grab my new Common Core Numbers 1-10 bundle and use the activities in the directions to help you quickly and easily assess most of the CCSS for geometry and Operations of Algebraic Thinking.  

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Have FUN Shopping!

Saturday, February 21, 2015

1-10 Common Core Math Geometry Assessment Done! AND a FREEBIE!

Easy Breezy Assessment FUN!

Have FUN completing these activities and your Kindergarten Common Core assessments are done!

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The Pattern Block mini books can cover your geometry assessments:
K.GA.1, K.G.A.2, K.G.A.3, K.G.B.4, K.G.B.5, AND K.G.B.6  (Just add "Turn & Talk" and you are done!)
Each set, 1-10, comes with ideas for composing pictures out of Pattern Block shapes.

It also covers Operations & Algebraic Thinking CCSS K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.2, K.OA.A.5
You get 2 masters per page to easily run off mini books for each student.

With discussion, it also addresses CCSS: K.CC.B.5, K.OA.A.3, K.OA.A.5, K.MD.A.2, K.MD.B.3

This Bundle Includes TEN packets:

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Each pack (1-10) comes with activity ideas:

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You get complete directions and resources to create student-friendly Rekenreks (a simple counting rack that lets kids subtilize to instantly count).

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But That's Not All!

No,  that's not all!  You also get Circle Math for each number 1-10:

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And number counting, analyzing attributes of shapes, and practice with concepts of odd & even!

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And you get a FREEBIE in the PREVIEW!

Still Need More Assessment Help?

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Grab your 60-day FREE trial at ESGI and watch your students enjoy being tested!  
Use discount code B2174 during check out
and you will receive $40 off of your 1st year!
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Or use this QR code:

You can also find my FREE assessments already made for T.K. on their site!
Click on me to see my FREE assessments.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

It's My 2nd Blogaversary FREEBIE Give-Away! Extended!!!

A Gift For YOU...

... for my 2nd Blogaversary!  Can you believe it's been 2 years since I started blogging?

My First Post:  

It got only 19 views, but I was thrilled!
(I still love this idea and use it in my classroom.)
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My Most Popular Post with 47,354 views (as of 2/17/15):

Everyone loves to get ideas for their Kindergarten Memory books.
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My Favorite Post with over 13,600 views:

This dry-erase lined contact paper idea is my favorite and we use these every day in my TK/K class.Click the image to read the entire post about my best teaching tips.

And I got myself a new blog design:

Thanks to Kassie's Designs I was able to get a whole new look!  I LOVE my new button:

Now, For The Give-away:

For today only, Feb. 18 a couple of day, my Daily Writing Diaries will be FREE:

I use these daily with my class to re-cap the day.  The daily VIP gets to illustrate the page.
These are also great to send home with each child to read with their parents so their parents can learn about what goes on in the classroom each day.

Click the image to grab this FREEBIE!

There is a colorful cover for each month.

You get a template for each month.

Thank you for all of your support and kind words over the past two years.  Be sure to visit my Facebook, Pinterest boards, Instagram, and Tweet with me by clicking on the social media icons at the top of this page.  

Saturday, February 14, 2015

5 Last Minute Valentine Ideas For Your Family (Wait until you see #5!!!)

Quick, you can do these.  There is still time!

1.  I'm so doing this one in the morning!
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I'm cheating and using refrigerated cinnamon rolls from Trader Joe's.  Shhhhh!  Don't tell!  :)

2.  Staying together, that's what it's all about:
I just LOVE paperclips.  You can even do these with plain old silver clips.  Click image for directions.

3.  What's better than candy?
You won't have to go off of your diet for this treat!  Click the image for directions.

4.  Educational Valentine FUN for the kids:
Click the image for the digital download.

5.  A Valentine for the adults:

I have no words!

I hope you liked my "Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas".  
Leave a comment with your last minute ideas. 

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015