Yep, it's that time again - TPT's Teacher Appreciation Sale - Yay! I don't know about you, but I have SOOOO many things sitting in my TPT wishlist and I am looking forward to whittling that list down on Tuesday! The button above was created by Ashley Hughes! LOVE IT!
Everything in my store will be 20% off and with the discount that TPT is giving, that is a 28% discount - wow! Make sure that you use promo code: TAD13 to get the TPT discount!
Some new products that I have been working on lately are my "Four (or Five) Fabulous Math or Literacy Center" packets. They have all been tried out in my classroom and so they are definitely child tested. I have been working really hard to create products that are based on the Common Core Standards for Math and Literacy. Of course, since I teach kindergarten, those are the standards that I use, but many of them can be used for early first grade, too. I have been trying to keep them easy - just print, laminate, and put into a center. We use math tubs in our kindergarten, so I put all pieces inside a tub and they are good to go. I have 4 math tubs because I usually use Monday to do a large group math lesson. Inside each math tub is a new game or activity and a review game. Most of the time, my centers match the science or social studies theme that we are studying; but sometimes I like to throw in a theme just for fun! All packets can be stand alone resources; you do not have to be studying the themes to use them! My newest packet it Five Fabulous Robot Math Centers featuring the cutest robots from Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs.
Here are 2 resources to do "just for fun" with the educational purpose of working on writing! I received some feedback from someone who purchased my pirate pack and although, she said she loved it, she was disappointed that I did not provide a pattern for creating the pirate. Well.... although I DO understand the frustration of not having a pattern, I prefer giving my kiddos step by step illustrations for creating something and then giving them the opportunity to do it their way. I would LOVE, LOVE feedback from some of you as to whether I should provide tracing patterns in my How to Draw packets......
Lastly, I have quite a few How to Draw resources in my store. Here are a few of them.....
I am linking up with Learning With Mrs. Leeby... there are tons of wonderful teacher bloggers listed on her blog! Enjoy!