Sunday, July 31, 2011

Zoom Game

zoom

A fun and easy way to review/learn letters, colors and number words!  I have included lower case letters, upper case letters, color words and number words to ten!
Directions:
1. Shuffle the enclosed word cards and place them face down in a pile. 
2. Have students take turns taking a card, one at a time. If the student can read the word on the card, then they may keep the card.
3. If the student picks-up a ZOOM! card then they have to put all of their sight words back into the pile.
4. The student with the most sight word cards at the end of the game is the winner!
Have Fun!!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Hap Palmer Music

Hap Palmer on YouTube!  I did not know this!  I love witches brew and it is so cute to see their favorite song!  I am so using some of these this year!  Here is one just for fun!

Did you know that Hap Palmer was on Live to Dance tv show…. I saw this and did not make the connection!  This is just great to watch!

Have a wonderful Day!!

Friday, July 29, 2011

My Lucky Day!

What a day of cleaning!  What you ask? Okay, it was only my son's room but my gosh 3 bags to donate and 2 of trash!  It is updated to the sports theme he has been dying for!  I reused a picture frame and put in some of Chipper Jones (Braves baseball player) from our trip last year to Atlanta!  I am thinking about putting up some a decal of a baseball player like this:
BASEBALL CATCHER sports SHADOW WALL APPLIQUE wallpaper

These are from Amazon! Whatcha think?  Anyway, The best thing today was I found a Belk gift card in my car yesterday and I checked it today before throwing it out!  It had $25 on it! How cool is that!
Happy Friday

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The big pig song

Hooked on Phonics–The Big Pig Song

This song is from Hooked on Phonics on YouTube!  It is a cute song for the –ig family!  When I study different word families I try to find a craft, song or something to grab their attention and help them remember the word family.  There are a couple stories and more songs from Hooked on Phonics.  Here is another the kids like….. and for some reason they try to duck when the letters come towards the screen!  Funny to watch!  Songs like these give me few minutes to prepare materials and makes the classroom more fun!  I love it!

Hooked on Phonics!

 

Hope everyone has a wonderful day!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Monster help!!

monsterOkay... I have to say I have never had a theme in my room.. I get to bored with things staying up to much! But I am going to bite the bullet and choose one!  (I had a hard time narrowing down my choices)  I decided to make it a monster theme!  Yeah! I have polka dots on my bulletin boards so adding colorful monsters will not be to hard! 

Okay now I need some sayings for my boards. 

So far I have:

"Monster"-iffic Good Work!

Eye hope you have "Monster"-ous good time!

"Monster"ous Welcome to Kindergarten

Don't let Reading scare you, be a Monster Reader!

Any other ideas!!  HELP!

Back to School Bonanza

 

The huge Back to School Bonanza over at Erica Bohrer is one giveaway you do not want to miss!  Twelve bloggers have teamed up for this huge giveaway!  Jump over there to enter!  I hope I win!

Friday, July 22, 2011

What to do?

aloha

I have been busy making a few more Lesson plan covers!  I found an adorable aloha set from Just so Scrappy to!  So I had to make a cover with it.. Also included is sports, polka dots and a splish splash one! 

I also have uploaded a 5 little monster book to  my TpT Store! It is a cute monster color words book and pocket chart sentences for your Literacy Centers!  Click picture to check it out!

5 little monsters

I don’t know what to do with myself… my little man is at his grandparents for the weekend!  I miss him already!!!!!!    So hubs and I are having a staycation! I need to think of something fun that doesn’t cost much since we have another week before payday!  So anyone have any good suggestions?  I have downloaded a book to my Kindle and can’t wait to not be interrupted  500  times!  Have a wonderful Weekend!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Lesson Plan covers *As Requested*


I had so much fun making these ocean themed ones!  I was so inspired by Frogs in First monster themed word wall I just knew I had to have the monster clipart!  Adorable! What a great day already... I had my Starbucks coffee and a clean kitchen!  Now if my laundry would do itself..... I wish!  
Go check out  this wonderful blog!  I love it! Enjoy!

Frogs in First

Sunday, July 17, 2011

More Lesson Plan Covers *Updated*

As requested here is Superheros, Camping, Safari and a couple more! I have had so much fun creating these!  I hope you enjoy them

Updated!!  Here are the last request I got!  It include Movies, Cupcakes, Western and a Rainforest!  I hope these will work for anyone!  Enjoy!!



Saturday, July 16, 2011

Lesson Plan covers


I started making some lesson plan covers for my binder but couldn't stop myself!  I hope you can use some of them for yourself!  Enjoy!


I am out of control!!  I made a pirate and bugs ones! To cute!

Any requests?  I seem to be on a role!!

Bulletin Board Saying List


I love lists!! So I made one for all the Bulletin Board Saying everyone gave us and a few more!  If you have one to add just leave a comment and I would love to add it! I have so many more ideas that I don't know which one to do for the beginning of the year!  Have a wonderful day!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Bulletin Board Saying Party!!


I am always looking for ideas for cute sayings for my bulletin boards!  So why not have a party!! Here are a few I found that I think are cute!


  • Kindergarten "Jean"ius - I used a pair of Kaden's baby jeans and put the kids names on an overall shaped notepad!
  • Taco about a great class!  Just found this one!  They said they folded yellow circles and added green Easter grass for the lettuce. I think that is too cute!!
  • Pencil us in for a great year!   I would use pencil shaped names and a big eraser or pencil sharpener!
  • Swinging into Kindergarten! I used monkeys for the names and a big 3-D shaped palm tree!
Click picture for some freebies for You!!


Share your favorite Bulletin Boards!  

Monday, July 11, 2011

Theme Word Wall on TpT!



I have uploaded many Theme Word Wall
Words to my TpT store! I just made a Zoo Animals and Thanksgiving words! Check them out here!

You can also check these Word Walls out also!
Fall/Halloween
Ocean Animals
Zoo Animals
Colors and Shapes
School
Plants/Spring
Transportation
Once upon a time
Space
Buggy
Thanksgiving

Thanks for looking! Enjoy your day!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Tattling Song



I love Harry Kindergarten songs!  What a great way to teach about tattling.... by the end of the year I just about lose my mind on this subject with a few kids!  I just had a couple of those this year and I think this would have helped a lot!!!  It is hard in Kindergarten to get them to understand the difference between tattling and helping a friend. I am so excited to add this to my list of the beginning of the year! What do you do for tattling?  I have used the tattling turtle before or just a plain paper bag they share their tattles.  Then I tell them at the end of the day I will listen to them. Very funny to watch the regular visitors there.  Have a Happy Day!

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