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Monday, October 27, 2014

2 for $2 Last Time!!

This is the last week for our Falling Prices Linky! I have 2 items that I am knocking back the prices on! My first one is a super steal! It is our newest Pumpkin Unit! On sale for 1/3 of the price!

This is a unit that would work any time of the year! And with the popularity of a certain TV doctor would be a huge hit! 
Make sure you go grab some deals!! Also link up if you have some things on sale for $2! 

Monday, October 20, 2014

Falling Prices!!

Here we are back at Tuesday for the Falling prices Linky!! 

I know I had this one on sale earlier this month! But with the Royals in the World Series I had to feature it again!! My kids are LOVING all of the baseball activities! 

My other featured item is my Halloween themed math activities!
Sorry for the short post! Conference week has me trapped! Make sure to check out everyone's $2 items!!

Monday, October 13, 2014

2 For $2 Tuesday

So my really awesome Peep Friends have set up a linky again for items that are $2 for Tuesday only!

 For this week I had to go with our baseball unit that I am going to use next week. Our hometown Royals are doing so well. I am hoping for a 1985 repeat! Royals vs Cardinals would be awesome!! 

5 Sentences to copy & put in order!

Addition Write the Room

Alphabetical Order

Sentence Order & Recording
The other item I am featuring for $2 is my math journals. These are CCSS aligned. We have begun benchmarking at the kindergarten level in my district and many of my kiddos were really struggling with the concepts. So I created these to help. We spend about 5 minutes on 1 page per day to help with these concepts. 
Here are the rules for linking up! Hurry up! Go set 2 items to $2!! Then link up!!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Made it Monday- Kind of

We are joining Made It Monday Linky.
Being retired gives me time to try to make crafts that I find on Pinterest. But no one seems to talk about the crafts that don't mention the projects that did not work for them.
Old Decorative Block

  So, I had some old decorative blocks around the house and thought I would make my grandson a block with his last name on it. I wanted to do it in his school colors which are yellow and blue.
1. I painted the whole block yellow.
2. Printed off a pattern for his name.
3. Attached name to block.
4. Painted over it in brown (I did not have blue in my paints.).
5. Went to take off name pattern and globs of brown paint came off and you could not read the name.
6. I sanded all of brown off and waiting.!!!!!!!
Painted over stencil.

Then I had collected idea to take  old sweaters, cut them and make textured colored pumpkins filled with rice.  I got 50 cents sweaters at my resale shop and cut off the cuffs.

Orange cuff  sewed straight.
When I filled it with rice and tied off, It looked like a bean bag not a pumpkin.  So the next one, I tried to sew more curved and then fill.
 This did help, but they did not look like what I had imagined. I had given one to the resale lady. She told me it was fun to sit and handle. So I guess they are good stress releasers!
Rice Pumpkins

 My collection of pumpkins- square bottom and round bottomed.

I am glad that Autumn had better luck with her talents.

***CLOSE Reading is a huge push in my district! So I have been working on several items for Non-Fiction Close readings on fall animals! I have Raccoons, Squirrels, and Skunks!!

Monday, October 6, 2014

2 for $2 Tuesday!!

Super exciting news! My peeps are doing 2 items for $2 each every Tuesday in October!With this being Fire Prevention Week, I am super excited about this first one! This is my Fire unit! Here are several of the center activities. There is so much more included!

Count & Right the number 10 frames

10 Frame Write the Room 

Write the Room Fill in the 10 Frame

10 Frame Right the Room

Color by word

Put the words in the order
Pictures match the sentence & cards

Record the Sentence

Our other item is our Autumn Leaves unit!