Monday, May 13, 2013

totes adorbs end of the year awards.

Did I just title this post "end of the year"?! What the what?! How is it possible that we only have 14 days of school left? Yes, that means we are 14 days closer to summer, but it also means we ONLY have 14 days to get everything finished! Yikes spikes!

Well, let me take one item off your to-do list, mmk? One of my absolute favorite moments of our school year is our little classroom awards ceremony that we have the day before we get out for summer. I give out little certificates congratulating the kids on being big second graders, and I also give them each a special award that suits their little personalities and abilities perfectly! I know that the trend right now is candy-related awards, but with all of the dietary restrictions and allergies with my littles, I've just tried to avoid that road. Instead, I try to reward their perfectly perfect personalities! Each of these awards recognizes the kids' personality traits or special skills in a cutesy, candy-free way!

Here are some of the awards I plan to give this year:

I have posted these adorbs awards in my TPT shop so all you have to do is download, print, and award! So check your classroom awards off your list and shop away, dear friends!

14 days, compadres. 14 days.

Monday, May 6, 2013

teacher appreciation sale.

Hooty hoo for Teacher Appreciation Week, y'all! You have definitely earned it and deserve it! Hopefully you are getting showered in appreciation-ness this week, but if you need a bit more happy for the week, head on over to my TPT shop where you will enjoy 20% off my entire store May 7 and 8, plus 10% off from TPT using the Promo Code "TAD13".

{Thanks, Hope King, for making the snazzy graphic!}

Get shopping, y'all!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

may, may, marvelous may {freebie}.

Why am I so terribly tickled by this funny?

Probably because I spent the greater part of my 13th year singing this line over and over with an aggressive thumb-point to myself, but I don't know.

But what better way to start off the last month of school than with a freebie?

Last year, I showed y'all how I divide my kids up for their small group work (math tubs, reader's workshop, etc.). To go along with my superhero theme, I chose to name my kids' groups after super powers rather than birds, colors, or shapes.

Since then, I have had several requests for copies of my little headers (flight, laser vision, etc.), so today is your day! I have jazzed up the super powers a bit and have placed them in a free pack for your grouping pleasure!
To grab your freebie, head on over to my TPT shop and download away!

Happy Wednesday!