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Sunday, February 7, 2016

100's of Heart

Every year our 100th day of school seems to fall on the day we need to have our Valentine's Day party.  I figured the best thing to do was make some activities that combined both.

We are going to spend the day counting hearts.


The first thing we did was order 100 hearts.

We organized them first to make it easier. 


Then we put them in order.






We practiced writing in the missing numbers.





We used real candy hearts to count.



We practiced our number words too.




For the next two days it will be on sale for $3.



For even bigger savings, today only my whole store will be on sale for the Superbowl.


Saturday, January 23, 2016

Bear Sees Colors - Day Three

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It's day 3 of our "Bears Sees Colors" unit.  
On this day we are introducing Characters.
I showed the children this poster of the characters in the book.


We then talked about the characters being the "Who" in the story.


As we read the story, we posted pictures of the animals on a chart.


Once we finished the chart I had the children make individual books.


I had coloured and black and white pictures printed off for the children depending on the skills of the child.



For my students that have fine motor skills, I had them colour in the pictures.
I laid them out beside the book so they had a choice to pick from.
Some children could handle 5 choices, and some could only handle 2. 




As the children completed their book, I had them read the sentence to me.




When the children were finished, they took their books home to read to their families.




Don't forget to grab the book.  You are going to need it for these activities.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Aussie Back to School Sale

Did you know that our friends in Australia are wrapping up their summer and heading back to school?  

What does this mean for you?

It means, everyone wins!! 

TpT is having a back to school for our Aussie friends and everyone benefits.

I'm putting my whole store on sale for 20% off and TpT is adding another 10% discount with the code Start16.

So click on the picture below to start saving (beginning at midnight tonight).


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Bear Sees Colors - Day Two

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Today is day two of "Bear Sees Colors".  We are concentrating on the colors and sorting.  We started out by reading the book again.


As we read the book, I had the children point to things that were that colour on the page.




For my students using communication boards, I had them tell me what color Bear sees.




We made a large class chart by sorting the pictures into groups.


We then made individual class books.



Once their books were finished, I had them read each page.




To finish their books I had them color in Bear.  The book was great for assessing their color knowledge.




Don't forget to grab the book.  You are going to need it for these activities.