Saturday, September 3, 2016

Apples, Apples, Apples

It’s hard to believe that we already have 18 days of school under our belt and that September is here.  This is always one of our favorite times of year.  We both love all of the apple and fall themed activities that we have planned throughout the next month with our kiddos.  As you know we have been trying to update some of our most popular units and we finally have our Apple Math & Literacy Centers ready for you.  If you have already purchased it make sure you head over and get the newly revised edition.  It still contains the same great activities that can be used during your center time . . . it just has more kid friendly fonts and updated graphics.

Here’s a little {sneak} peek of the 63 page unit.

Don’t miss out on our Sensational September Morning Work Packet either.  This set of printable worksheets includes 10 apple themed math worksheets that can be used during the month of September for independent practice to reinforce math skills you have been teaching. All of the skills are aligned with the Common Core Standards.  These are the original NO PREP worksheet sets that have become so popular with so many sellers.

 We hope you all have a safe and fun weekend and find some time to relax and enjoy your extra day off. In honor of Labor Day ALL day Saturday, Sunday and Monday every item in our TpT store will be 20% off.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Extreme Makeover

Do you ever feel like you need an extreme makeover . . . you look in the mirror and your tired of seeing the same old haircut, same makeup, same go-to outfit & accessories???  Well if you said “YES” then you are just like us.  Sometimes as teachers we get tired of seeing the same old thing each year when we pull out  our old units.  So, we decided to give those old units an extreme makeover.  That’s right . . .we started off with some of the items that we always like to use to kick off the school year.  Many of these are our best all time selling items.  We went through and  jazzed up the graphics, fonts and formats to make them a little cuter!!!  It’s amazing how a few little changes can get teachers like us so excited.  We are both anxious to use the newly revised activities with our incoming kiddos when they come back to school in August.

If you have already purchased these items please head over to TpT and download the revised copies.  We have a feeling once you see them you will be as excited as we are!
  Don’t worry we are stopping here . . . there will be plenty more unit makeovers coming soon.  

We are just getting started!!!

We also thought it would be fun to offer you some summer savings.  Each day we are going to try to post a new “DAILY DEAL”.  We will offer one of the items in our TpT store at a discounted price for 1 day only.  This will give you the chance to snag a few items at far less than the normal price.  Who doesn’t love a great deal, right???
To kick off the summer saving our first DAILY DEAL is our Short Vowel FUN unit.  For those of you who don’t already own it you might want to check it out.  Today only we have reduced the price from $7 to $4.  It includes 87 pages with the following activities for each vowel sound:
Real and Nonsense Sort cut and paste
Sentence Scramble cut and paste
Connect 4 Game Boards
Short Vowel Decodable Games:
Short a: Crazy Cat!
Short e: Elephant Stomp!
Short i: Oh Fish Sticks!
Short o: Hop-Scotch!
Short u: Bus Stop!
Vowel Cube Roll Real and Nonsense Words
Word Family Rhyming
Picture This reading and drawing short vowel words
Short Vowel Fill in game using a short vowel cube
Short Vowel Word Stamping to match short vowel pictures


Thursday, September 24, 2015

Nuts About 1st Grade

Both of our classes have been completely Nuts About 1st Grade all week with this cute new set of squirrel themed centers that we created. This comprehensive set of activities reviews many of the math and language arts skills we have been working so hard on all month.

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It’s been so fun for us to both watch our kiddos work cooperatively with each other on all of these activities.  It continues to amaze us how well they are ALL decoding and reading short vowel words and sight words. 


Here’s a little {sneak} peek at all of activities included in this unit . . .


We would LOVE to give away a few sets of these centers to our blogger friends.

Simply post a comment telling us what you are NUTS about along with your email address and you will have a chance to win.

We will choose (3) winners and post their recipes online for all of you. 

Good luck everyone . . . this giveaway ends Sunday night at 8:00 pm (CST).


Thursday, September 10, 2015

Short Vowel Craftivities

Hello blogging friends!!!  After a wedding, two funerals and adopting a new reading series we are finally feeling like we are back on track and ready to jump right back into the blogging and TpT world.

Right now our firsties are working hard on reviewing letter sounds and reading basic cvc words.  So we thought it was time to jazz up some of our old activities and put them all together in one unit.

We are SO excited to announce the newest addition to our TpT store. 

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Students will begin by sound spelling the basic /cvc/ words. If the word has the corresponding short vowel sound they will cut it out and glue it inside the art project. If it doesn’t have the corresponding sound they will glue it on the back of the art project.

We hope you take a few minutes and head over to our TpT store to check out Short Vowel Craftivities.  Your students are guaranteed to have as much fun learning as you do teaching with these cute little craftivities.


Monday, May 4, 2015

Teacher Appreciation Sale

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Don’t miss out on all the savings this week as TpT partners up with us to say Thank You

Make sure you enter code THANKYOU at checkout to receive 28% off your total purchase.


Sunday, February 1, 2015

Reading Street Resource Packs {Complete}

If you are a Reading Street user and have been waiting patiently . . . we are happy to announce that we FINALLY have all of our Reading Street Resource Packs put together. So far we are absolutely loving this new reading series.  We may just have better readers than ever!!  As with any new series, it’s been a lot of work getting all of the new resources created and put together but we are so glad to have the consistency of resources for all six units.

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Here is a {sneak} peek of some of the resources that are available for each unit[clip_image066%255B6%255D.png]You can also grab all six units bundled together in this complete pack at a discounted price.