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13 in 13 Link Up!

Have you linked up with Hadar, Kristin and Traci yet for their 13 in 13?  Join in and share your year!


Here goes!
13- Favorite Article of Clothing Leggings!  They are so comfortable and a must for us kindergarten teachers crawling all around the floor!
12- Favorite Movie You Watched Best book/movie ever!
11- Favorite TV Series My hubby was so freaked out by the Red Wedding!  (Being a bookworm, I of course already knew what was going to happen... but I'm not allowed to drop any hints or he refuses to watch the episode with me in the room!)
10-Favorite Restaurant Have you ever been to the Melting Pot?  It's delicious!  My hubby always takes me for my birthday and it's an incredibly romantic and delicious evening!
9- Favorite New Thing You Tried Teaching kindergarten!  It's been a blast!  Sometimes a scary what the heck was I thinking blast, but a blast all the same.  :)
8- Favorite Gift You Got
I love my new color laser printer from my hubby!  I am so excited to be able to pri…

Christmas Catch Up: Math Stations (Freebie Friday Ahead!)

Hold onto your hats for lots and lots of math today!  Here's a look at the fun inside our December math workshop (with a fun freebie ahead too!)
Christmas Tree Roll & Cover (Addition/Subtraction)
Christmas Cookies Addition/Subtraction Game
Christmas Tree Top It (Number Sense)
Symmetrical Ornaments
Longest to Shortest Christmas Trees (Measurement)
Presents on Parade (Number Sense)
Peppermint Patterns
Sneaky Santa (Number Recognition)
Candy Cane Roll Count & Write (Counting & Number Writing)
Santa's Sack Find, Tally & Graph (Data)
Roll & Build Santa Claus (FREEBIE!)
That's all friends!  I hope you are enjoying the holiday and spending some time relaxing!  Don't forget to grab the other great Friday freebies.  See you in the New Year!  :)



Christmas Catch Up: Elf Capades

I don't know how ANYONE has been able to blog in December... kudos to you!  It's been crazy with Christmas here in Kindergarten, but now that we're on break (praise the Lord) I'm ready to catch up with everyone!  Today's a look back on some moments with our elf on the shelf.

Our elf package arrived one week into December after we wrote a letter to Santa asking for one.  I put the package in the freezer so it was nice and cold, then our sweet school secretary delivered it in the morning.  The kids all wanted to feel how cold it was!


You can grab the cute free label from Cara Caroll by clicking here.

Then we had to name our elf, of course.  Thunder was the final winner!  (Sorry for the poor picture.  The light in my room stinks!)

Thunder was a great elf!  He brought us gingerbread treats when we studied Christmas in Germany... and ate the head off one!  We recorded each day's antics in our Elf Journals.

You can grab these cute free elf on the shelf journals from …

Super Sweet Sales (Early Bird & Cyber Monday!)

Hi friends!  Just wanted to give you a heads up on some great sales coming up.  For all my Early Bird friends, there's a TON of sellers participating in this (including me!)


Here's some sweet new stuff I created for Christmas!

Take a peek inside...


And I just finished up some new (and editable) Roll Say Keep games for Christmas and Winter!  These include practice for letters/sounds, CVC words and sight words!


Don't forget to swing by on Monday and Tuesday for the BIG one- TPT is giving an additional 10% off all purchases.  Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

What in the World Have We Been Up To: Week 13 of Thankfulness

I can't believe I'm back and posting somewhat regularly!  (We'll see for how long...)


Totally missed my Bloggiversary AND my birthday though.  Sorry guys!  BUT I can promise a good long post with some fun ideas and freebies ahead.  :)

Here's what we've been up to in Kinder Krazy Week Before Thanksgiving Land...

Turkey Hand Prints and Picture Frame Gifts
Aren't these adorable?!  And they were super easy to make.  I picked up the unfinished wooden frames at Michael's for only $1 (I also saw Walmart has some).  The buttons were ridiculously expensive though.  Why are buttons so expensive?!?!
Pilgrim Craftivity
I can't believe how many craftivities we completed this week!  I go back and forth with these things.  On the one hand I'd rather we be making something authentic, like a class book.  On the other hand I need cute things for our hallway.  Hence these paper plate pilgrim cutie pies (which followed after an illustrative mini-lesson on eyes).  Here&#…