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Friday, November 30, 2012

80's Flashback

Let's start this post with some trivia.

Who was the NBA MVP in 1980?
Who was the winner of the World Series in 1980?
Who was the winner of Super Bowl XV in 1980?
What was the top television show in 1980?
What was the top album in 1980?
Who was the president in 1980?
What was the cost of gasoline/gallon in 1980?

Do I have you on your toes yet?

You will find the answer all the way at the bottom of this post, so keep reading.  :)

Why would I be talking about the 80's anyway?  Well...
We are approaching the 80th day of school!!

Do you remember splatter paint?  How about Tetris, Ghost-busters, Pop Rocks, MTV, and Michael Jackson?

If you are ready to "flashback" and "wear those shades", then check this out?

Not only can you teach the 80's, but your students can come to school dressed in 1980's fashion too!!

Okay, so I know most of you are just reading to get to the trivia answers.  So, here we go.....

Who was the NBA MVP in 1980?  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Who was the winner of the World Series in 1980?  Philadelphia Phillies
Who was the winner of Super Bowl XV in 1980?  Oakland (Oakland 27- Philadelphia 10)
What was the top television show in 1980? Dallas
What was the top album in 1980? Against the Wind - Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
Who was the president in 1980? James Earl Carter, Jr.
What was the cost of gasoline/gallon in 1980?  $1.25

If you are ready to teach the 80's and celebrate the 80th day of school to your kindergarten or first grade students, click here.  It is usually $5.00 for this 46 page unit.  I am going to put this unit on sale for $3.00 just for this weekend.

This unit is filled with so many activities to have an 80's day celebration.  This unit includes: a boom-box craftivity, boom-box writing paper, my shades writing paper, (can, have, are) chart, 80 days smarter sort, 80 days smarter data chart, a then/now Venn Diagram, 80's day parent letter, 8675309 (song) game, read the room (80's style), Pop Rocks describing words, Pop Rocks (5 Senses) book, 80 years old writing paper, missing letters (high-top theme), real/nonsense word activity, "booming sentences" unscramble and write, and a high-tops writing activity.

Endless Possibilities,

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Holly Jolly Time!! it really the 'official' holiday season already??  I am still full from my second Thanksgiving celebration that we had yesterday....I'm not quite ready to think about Christmas yet!  Ready or not I need to get my Christmas shopping completed and my classroom Christmas ready ;)  If you think it is time to change out your math stations then make sure you check out my Holly Jolly Math Stations for second grade.  They are common core aligned and follow our corporation's curriculum map.
Click on any of the pictures to take you to the Holly Jolly Math Stations on my TPT store.

Leave a comment on this post and pin the packet and I will use the random generator to give away 3 Holly Jolly Math Station packets on Tuesday.  Don't forget about the Cyber Monday (and bonus Tuesday) sales!
 I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!


Saturday, November 24, 2012

Check it Out! Pin to WIN!

(Stick with me till the end of this post for a chance to win a product and promote your own products).  Everything in our stores Monday and Tuesday is on sale for 20% off plus the 8% TpT is offering for a whopping 28% off!   I am just hoping to sell enough to offset how much I spend (my wishlist is packed!)
Check out all three of our stores for all of our assessments, activities, classroom packs and more!  Feel free to pin the following three pics for a chance to win my new "Merry Math Activities" unit!

Now for where you can win!  Just pin the three pictures above and then leave a comment with your email and Pinterest handle (we are soooo going to follow you).  We will pick 3 winners (with a random number generator) to win my "Merry Math Activities" for FREE!!  How easy is that!  In addition, leave a link to ONE product of yours that you want us to pin in preparation for Cyber Monday/Tuesday and we will share the love and pin back for you!   Here's what you can win..

Check back tomorrow for another chance to win Kathi's new holiday math product and get some promotion of your own!


Friday, November 23, 2012

Cyber Sales and Winners!

Hopefully everyone had a great Thanksgiving and survived Black Friday if you ventured out!  I survived Wal-Mart and have to say that everyone was super pleasant and nice...but that was at 10pm and I was home by 11 so who knows what happened after that!

We are participating in the Cyber Monday & Tuesday Sale over at TpT! EVERYTHING in our stores will be on sale! 

Stephany's Store
Stephanie's Store
Kathi's Store

Real quick, the winners of my Christmas Literacy packet are...

 I will be sending my packet out to Debbie, Latoya, and Kelly today! (Hopefully that massive packet will go through email!)

If you are out there looking for stores that are participating in the Cyber Monday and Tuesday store, we are linking up with a couple of other blogs who have lists of those participating.  Click on the icons below to go see the lists!

Our entire stores will be on sale so head on over and fill up your wishlists!