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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

There's Help for the Summer Doldrums!

Can you see the end of the year in sight? Are you wondering what your kiddos will do all summer long? Will they retain all that you've taught them? I think I have an answer for you. 

My friend Ashley Reed has a great blog post (and she gave me permission to share this with you!)
about things to do this summer that will engage your young ones. Please click HERE to read more about it. There is even a freebie that you can use to share with the parents in your class too. I hope this helps you and your students. 

I have some calendars set up for the 3 months that you can also print and send out to families. They give them something simple to read at home on any given day. Click HERE for those. 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Gift Card Winner Announced

Congrats Jacqueline! I'll send you the coupon code and the item you asked for right away. 

For all those who left a comment. . .  you aren't going away empty handed. I'm also giving you the item you listed. I appreciate you taking the time to leave the comment and make my day that you visited my blog!
 I call this a Win-Win for all of us!

Happy Shopping!

Monday, May 8, 2017

You Could Win a Ten Bucks From TPT!

And MORE big news!

This contest is now closed. Thanks for entering!
Click HERE to go to my store!

Good luck!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Being a Teacher and A Mom! What a Job!

Today, I would like to share a post with you that
 I believe many of you can relate to. 

Being a Teacher and a MOM at the same time! 

I know! 

It's not an easy job. But we are doing it everyday. 

Read about Melanie from

I think you'll agree with her in many ways!

Monday, May 1, 2017

Flashlights Can be the Wow You Need to Get Your Child to Read!

At the end of the year, I like to encourage my kiddos to read more during the summer. . . Don't we all!

Reading with a flashlight is different and fun at the same time. 
Kids don't always own their own flashlights. So I search the discount stores for small flashlights that might cost a dollar less. 
(Be sure that there is a battery included.) 

Reading with a flashlight might just be the thing you need to get some kids reading a bit more during the summer. 

I updated my flashlight poem and you can grab it for free here. Please, please, please, leave me some feedback so I know that you grabbed it and that you like it. 

Plus, there could be a TPT sale coming up. You would be wise to go back and fill in all your feedback so you can earn those extra credits to help take some of the ¢hing off the ¢ha ¢hing!!!

If you don't know how to check to see if you need to leave feedback, you can find out more about it HERE.