Friday, June 28, 2013

Five for Freebie Friday: June 28, 2013

It's Friday and time for Doodle Bugs Teaching's Five for Friday.  

Number 1
We've been having Summer Book Camp at my house.  I started out calling it Boot Camp, but  A  misunderstood me and began calling it Book Camp.   A  will be starting kindergarten in a few weeks and her preschool follows the school calendar.  So she is on summer break too.  I certainly do not want her to backslide on gains she has made.  I'm keeping the structured time very short and sweet.  There is always lots of time for learning during playtime too.
early morning puppet show

Number 2
A's  6th birthday is on the horizon.  Her birthday usually falls during the first week or so that I have kids in August.  Awesome time to throw a party.  She wants a monster themed party.  I'm starting to look for some cute monster ideas.  Pinterest here I come. 

Number 3
I finally pulled the trigger on Tory Burch sandals.  I have been eyeing these for a while.  I hope they are half as comfortable as they are cute.  The reviews recommended ordering a full size up.  I did.  Hopefully I will not have to send them back and prolong my wait.

Number 4
Today is Freebie Friday at Teaching Blog Addict and Teacher Dollar Days at A Teacher Without a Class.  I have something to share.
I completed my Bright Beginnings Back to School themed math centers packet this week.  I plan on using it during the first month of school in my first grade class.  I also think it will work great in a kindergarten class, but maybe more spread out through the year.
Below you will find some pics of the free center I am offering from this packet, Ten Frame Turtles.  If you are interested, you can click on either picture for your own copy.

Number 5
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  1. I love your Turtle Ten Frames! That looks like a good activity for the beginning of the year.

  2. Thanks for the freebie. Very cute! The TB sandals are so pretty; I'm sure you'll love them!
    Tamra and Sarah
    First Grade Buddies

  3. The ten frame turtles are so cute!! Enjoy the sandals!
    Conversations in Literacy

  4. I’m giving you some blog lovin! Come on over and check out and join my linky. Share anything you love, buy, make, or sell for a dollar! It’s really fun to see what cool things people find and make! I also love the Ten Frames! I bet you'll be featured!

  5. Hello! I like your Ten frame packet and think that you're right about it being used in K. I love that A renamed Boot Camp to Book Camp! Clever girl! Have a great weekend!

  6. Awesome! I loved the turtle ten frames--so thank you for linking up! I really appreciate that you added my link as well!