Sunday, October 28, 2012

TPT Sale!

I recently added some new products to my TPT store and wanted to celebrate by having a sale.  I am offering 15% off today only! Be sure to check it out!

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Teachers Pay Teachers

Well, I finally did it.  I started selling some items on Teachers Pay Teachers.  You can visit it here or on my side bar.  I have a ton of old freebies on there including a Thanksgiving Venn Diagram that you might want to check out!


I am hoping to add some more items very soon, so be sure to follow me on TPT to get my latest uploads. :)

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Book Pumpkins

Many of you may have seen this before.  If you haven't heard of it before, the basic gist is that you read a book with the class.  Then you and the class decide how to turn a pumpkin into a character or representation of that book.

We used to do this as a school project at past schools, so I spoke with my librarian this year and she was totally on board with trying it out.  I am not sure how much it will catch on though since it turns out that third grade does this as a book report every year (oops).

This year we decided to do Bunnicula.
"Ah, ah, ah" (in a spooky dracula voice)

The kids were so proud of it and love the fact that the whole school gets to see their hard work.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Fire Safety Week

This week, as many of you know, was fire safety week. 

In our class, we did the usual fire safety talk and I read one of my favorite books for fire safety: 


At the end of the week, I was able to convince my brother who is a NYC EMS/Firefighter to Skype with my class so they can ask him questions.  My kids came up with some great ones and of course I was proud of my little brother as he spoke with each child and answered their questions. 


It's amazing how technology allows things like this


to bring our worlds just a little bit closer together.