Wednesday, April 15, 2015

So Many Prizes AND A FREEBIE

I'm off to Colorado!

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I am so excited about presenting two sessions at the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference in Denver, CO. Not only will I get to share my ideas and techniques about teaching ELA and Math, but I'll get to see my son who has been living in Colorado for almost one year!

If you will be anywhere near Denver, you won't want to miss this one. They are accepting walk-in registrations for Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18.

I'll be presenting on Saturday afternoon:  "Making Math Fun" and "Phonics & Sight Words & Writing, Oh MY!"  Both are "make-&-take" sessions so attendees will leave with new projects to use on Monday morning! 

And, oh, the prizes:

I also have some very cool prizes to give away like a FREE year of ESGI. If you haven't tried ESGI before you will be amazed at how this web site can make your assessments fast, easy, and painless for you and your students. You can learn more by clicking HERE. They offer a FREE 60 day trial and you can also get $40 off of your first year by entering the code B2174 when you start your free trial.
I smudged out the names, but you can get an idea of the incredible data this site gives you about your students.
You can use their tests or create your own!
If you are at the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference, you must stop by ESGI's booth. They are giving away a pretty incredible prize. I don't want to ruin their surprise, but it's made by a company that rhymes with Snapple!  

More Prizes:

I also have the cutest "Show & Tell" apron to give away! 

Sandy teaches kindergarten and designed these amazing aprons. I use mine every day! It washes beautifully and is great for teaching math, spelling, phonics, sequence of events, and so much more!
You can see more apron styles HERE

And, I'll be giving away...

...CDs of my best selling templates! You can view some of my best sellers here by clicking on the image: 
Click the image to shop and grab my FREEBIE.

And grab my FREEBIE while you are there!  Be sure to "follow" my storefront. :)

If you are attending this conference in Denver, be sure to stop by my session and introduce yourself to me. 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

This Has NOTHING To Do With Teaching...

... but it's so cute, I just had to share!

I needed a baby gift, so I got some cute onsies and looked online to see what I can do with them.


There are millions of "how to" videos out there and photos on Pinterest. This is what I came up with:

They are super easy to make.
I added a strip of bubble wrap (2" X 9") inside each onsie to give it a bit more bulk. I folded in the sides like a burrito to make it about 3"X10", and then I rolled it up.

Tying these up with string reminds me of going to the Italian bakery
with my grandma to buy cookies when I was very young.

I secured each cupcake by taping wide ribbon around each one and placed them into cupcake liners. I added flowers and stuff. Sticky dots work great for this.

I had these cute Martha Stewart boxes and tags.
 I bet you could do this with so many things: baby washcloths, soft socks for the mommy, and even scarves for the grandma!  Have fun with this one.  :)