Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cooking Up a Great School Year!!

I am so excited to bring you Cookin' Up a Great Year Blog Hop! I created a special writing center for this hop. Click on the link to grab yourself a free copy just during this blog hop only!!
                                                            Cookin' Up a Great Story

During this busy back to school time we could use a little help with easy slow cooker recipes to prepare for our families. This is one of my family's favorites.
                                                           Easy Pizza Pasta Bake
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Sunday, August 3, 2014

TpT Back to School Sale !!!!!

I am so excited for the TpT Back to School Sale that starts at midnight tonight!!! My wishlist us SO full of wonderful clipart and teacher resources!! Not that this first lady needs a shout out from me---but she is one of my absolute favorite clip artists!!! She is Nikki from Melonheadz. I have so many of her items in my cart ready to check out including this little gem!!!
Visit her store---Melonheadz Illustrating.

Another item in my cart is from Angie at Lucky Little Learners. Her Interactive Notebooks are awesome!!  I own all of them except for her subtraction one which is in my cart.


 Visit her store---Lucky Little Learners

I also have a all of my products on sale for 20% off, including my already discounted Mega Roll and Write Bundle!!  Writing Centers for an entire year!!  Visit my store---Second Grade Surprises

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

4th of July Blog Hop

Happy Independence Day America!!! Are we proud to be Americans?---Yes Indeed!! Thank you to all of our veterans who have fought to protect all of the freedom we enjoy! Thank you to my dad who served in the US Army, my brother US Navy, Father-in-law US Air Force!! To celebrate our nation's birthday I am joining over twenty of my blogger friends to bring you The 4th of July Blog Hop!! In celebration I am offering one of my Roll and Write centers for FREE during the hop!! My students love these Roll and Write Centers!!! They use dice to roll a character, roll a setting, and roll a plot!! They then add their own ideas and details and hilarious stories are created to share.
Click  HERE to grab your freebie!!!!

And as an added bonus, all of the participating bloggers have 'pooled their cash' to purchase 4 $25 TpT gift certificates and 1 $10 Target gift card!
The first four selected will receive the TpT gift certificates and the 5th winner will receive the Target gift card!
Enter here, or on any of the participating blogs:
To Continue on the Hop click on any of the boxes below!!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Flip-Flop Blog Hop

We had such fun this week making these adorable Wrapping Up the Year in 2nd Grade Memory Books.  This comes from Amna over at Teach Two Reach-2nd Grade Happenings!!!   We colored, cut out, wrote our favorite memories, assembled package and shared with the class!!!   Some of my kids said that this activity was their favorite memory right now!!  It was wonderful listening to their memories of second grade.  I especially liked hearing why they thought I was special!!

 Click Here to go to Amna's TpT page to grab this great product!!

For additional fun check out this FREEBIE sampler of my newest product coming soon!!

CLICK HERE to grab your FREEBIE!!!

To Go to the Next Stop on the Flip-Flop Blog Hop!!!

Saturday, April 26, 2014

My kids love to "Roll It, Roll It!!!

So my kids have really been enjoying my Roll and Write Centers this year.  I put a new one in the writing center at least every month, sometimes twice!!   I thought it would be great to bundle them all into one MEGA bundle for writing fun throughout the year!!!  12 writing centers for half the price!!!

                                                        Mega Roll and Write Bundle

Monday, March 10, 2014

  I am so thrilled to  have been nominated for the Liebster Award!!!
       Thanks to Amna at  Teach to Reach 2nd Grade Happenings 

                                The guidelines are as follows:

#1- Link back to the blog that nominated me.
#2- Nominate 5-11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers.
#3- Answer the questions posted to me by my nomination. 

1)  What's your favorite T.V. show?  
A---Downton Abbey

2)  What kind of student were you in school?
A---Hard Working student never straight A's until my college years :)

3)  What kind of child were you to your parents? 
A----loyal, loving, they are both gone :(

4)  When you started your teaching journey, did you get the grade placement you wanted?
A----yes I started in kindergarten, but quickly moved to 1st for 21 years, now in 2nd for 5-----love 2nd.

5)  What is your usual weekend like?
A----very busy, hectic

6)  What chores do you leave until you absolutely HAVE to do them?
A----House Cleaning

7)  Do you see doing anything more with your education degree in a few years?
A---no already achieved Masters plus 30

8)  What is your favorite fruit, vegetable, and junk food item?
A----Strawberries, Broccoli, Potato Chips

9)  If you could live anywhere in the world besides the country you live in now, where would it be and why?
A-Wouldn't live anywhere else but here-greatest country on earth!!!

10)               What’s your favorite animal?

11) What’s your biggest strength as a teacher? What would you like to work on?
A-Organization, LOVE what I do!

Blogs I nominate:   (Same Questions)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

"I know some other fun games we can play"

It is getting so close to my all time favorite day of the year!!  Yes that would be Read Across America Day.  In honor the great Dr's birthday I have spruced up some older products and made a new one.  Of course, all the names have been changed to protect the innocent characters who appear in the good Dr's books!!  Click on my TpT store button to find these great fun products!!

                                                     For my pre/K and K/1 Friends!!!

For my First through 3rd Grade friends

Saturday, February 22, 2014


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