NOV
16
2014

2015 Blog Planner–FREE!

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Good morning fellow bloggers!  If you’re looking for a colorful, and complete blog planner, look no further. It’s that time of year again… and the new 2015 Blog Planner has arrived! YAY! And it’s FREE! Double YAY! And also, what the heck? Where did 2014 go? Has anyone seen it? I must’ve been busy homeschooling, because I think I missed it. Thankfully I filled out my 2014 Blog Planner, so I can look back and see that I actually did do some serious blogging this year, which makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. So if you’re ready to get going for the new year, keep reading!   As you can see I went with the calendar layout for this planner and added some extra info on the opposing page. It includes Monthly Statistics, websites and inspiration, post ideas and notes, tweets, pinterest pins, and additional notes.   Print & Assemble: After downloading, I print the planner double-sided by printing the odd pages starting with page 1. Then flip the pages … [Read more...]

NOV
04
2014

2015 Calendar Page Templates

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I don’t know about you all, but I like to get my Christmas gifts going early so I’m not feeling rushed in December. Enter my calendar page templates! Each year each year I make printable calendars for our family as Christmas gifts. And of course, I share them with you all in the event you’re looking for something easy, fun, and cute for your family as well!     What’s included? 8×8 – 12 Monthly Quick Pages in .png format and .jpg formats (January – December) (Can be re-sized to 12×12) All files are 300dpi .png & .jpg images. NOTE: You will need a software program that can open .png or .jpg files to edit these templates. Or you can just print the .jpg files and then add your photos to them using archival safe glue strips. Click below to download: (Sorry the files are large, so I split them into smaller downloads) 2015 Calendar Kit PNG 1 2015 Calendar Kit PNG 2 2015 Calendar kit JPG Options: 1. Using your favorite editing software, all … [Read more...]

SEP
21
2014

3rd Grade Sight Word Sentences

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Hi teachers! Are you looking for a fun way to have your 3rd grade students practice their sight words? Look no further! I’ve had a ton of requests for some more of my sight word sentences, so today I’m sharing the 3rd grade sight word sentence printables with you.   Each worksheet has the sight word along with a funny sentence. Students will practice tracing the word, reading the word several times, then writing it on their own. They will also fill in a sentence using the word as well as practice reading the sentence. Students will also cut out the letters then glue them on the sheet to spell the word correctly to complete a sentence. I have also added individual letter tracing to this activity to help with cursive handwriting practice.     Finally they will make up their own sentence using their newly learned sight word! The repetition along with the variety of activities really helps students remember their sight words. This download includes 41 3rd … [Read more...]

JUN
17
2014

K4 Kindergarten Activities

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Hi all! Looking for some kindergarten worksheets and activities for your 4-5 year old? Look no further! The Teeny Tot is well into our K4 Kindergarten curriculum and I wanted to share some of her day with you all!   Right now she does a mix of activities to work on a variety of skills each day. Everything you’ll see in this post comes with my K4 Kindergarten curriculum unless otherwise indicated. I also have a bunch of freebies on my Kindergarten Worksheets page too!   Beginning Sounds: In this activity she is working on her beginning sounds and lowercase letters. The curriculum comes with both upper and lowercase worksheets for her to practice. She says the sound that the letter on each line makes, then circles the pictures that also begin with that same letter sound.   Shapes: She’s also building a shapes booklet where she displays all of her shapes and traces over the written version of each shape as well. Sometimes she decorates them with crayon, marker, … [Read more...]

FEB
13
2014

Happy Valentine’s Day 2014!

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Hi everyone! I hope you’ve enjoyed my Valentine’s Day Craft Extravaganza!   And just for fun, here is a last minute Valentine’s Day Gift Tag  printable for you!   I hope everyone has a wonderful day and enjoys some sweet time with family and friends!     And don’t forget about my fun Preschool Letter V for Valentines activities.   These are all part of my Letter of the Week preschool curriculum.   Happy Valentine’s Day! … [Read more...]

NOV
13
2013

Give the Gift of Literacy Giveaway

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Hi everyone! I’m so excited for today’s post! Mainly because I’m partnering with one of my favorite ministries, Samaritan’s purse. And also because I have a fun FREEBIE for you today AND a giveaway! The bloggers of iHomeschool Network have come together to help support the Samaritan’s Purse Literacy Campaign. We’re sharing our favorite books, along with some fun family activities, as well as giveaways! The Jesse Tree The past couple years we’ve been putting up a Jesse Tree in our home to help remind us of the true meaning of Christmas. The Jesse Tree gets it’s name from Isaiah 11:1-2 “A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest upon Him.” The main Branch is a Biblical sign of the expected coming of the Messiah, Jesus Christ and the faithfulness of God. The other branches of the tree represent a piece of the stories that make up the whole story of God’s relationship with His people. As we read through … [Read more...]

NOV
03
2013

Weekly Blog Planner – FREE

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Hello everyone! Last week I released my new  2014 Colorful Blog Planner! And as promised, today I have the Weekly Blog Planner. This was a specific requests from a few readers who really prefer to plan their blogs on a weekly basis instead of seeing a whole month at a time. --> Click here to download the Weekly Blog Planner FREE! <-- As you can see I went with a weekly layout for this planner and added some extra info on the opposing page. It includes blog statistics, websites and inspiration, post ideas and notes, tweets, pinterest pins, and additional notes. Although this planner does have a 2014 year at a glance, it doesn’t have any dates so you can print and use as needed no matter what year it is! Print & Assemble: After downloading, print the planner by printing the odd pages starting with page 1. Then flip the pages and print the even pages on the backs. Next take the document to the Office Supply store and have them spiral bind it. I spent $3.50 … [Read more...]

OCT
20
2013

2014 Monthly Blog Planner – FREE

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Hello everyone! Okay, so I know that all of you bloggers out there have eagerly been awaiting the 2014 Colorful Blog Planner!  And today is finally the day! Whoo hoo! Okay, maybe I’m more excited than some of you, but I am really enjoying this colorful planner laying around on my desk. it actually inspires me to blog just because I like to write in my planner! The only thing I haven’t quite perfected is that I love these Foray Colored pens, this on is the perfect green color. Unfortunately I tend to move posts around quite a bit since I blog in advance. So…use pretty colorful pen…or use ugly pencil so I can move posts…ugh. And yes I’ve tried colored pencils. But they don’t write as nicely. And don’t come in this green that I’m loving. What a dilemma. Okay, moving on! --> Click here to download the 2014 Colorful Blog Planner FREE! <-- As you can see I went with the calendar layout for this planner and added some extra info on the opposing page. It includes … [Read more...]

JUL
02
2013

FREE My Journaling Printables

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Now that we’re getting into the heart of summer, I wanted to encourage my kiddos to do a little bit of summer journaling. So I made these cute pages to help inspire them!   --> Download My Journal here FREE! <-- Directions for use: Print pages back to back, then cut down the center to create a 5x8 journaling booklet. You can print as many copies of each page as you like, it’s totally up to you. Stack the pages together and have them coil bound at an office supply store. Encourage your students to journal about their experiences this summer! I hope you enjoy this set of journaling pages. And hopefully it makes your summer a little more enjoyable too! Keep reading for some fun journaling ideas… Here are some journaling prompts to help get you started: What is your favorite summer thing to do and why? What is your favorite summer food and why? If you could cook your favorite meal, what would you cook? Describe how you would make and … [Read more...]

JUN
17
2013

2nd Grade Sight Word Sentences

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Hi teachers! Are you looking for a fun way to have students practice their sight words? Look no further! I’ve had a ton of requests for some more of my sight word sentences, so today I’m sharing the second grade sight word sentence printables with you.   Each worksheet has the word along with a funny sentence. Students will practice tracing the word, reading the word, then writing it on their own. Students will also cut out the letters then glue them on the sheet to spell the word correctly to complete a sentence. This activity is great for fine-motor skills and spelling practice! Next they will write the word to complete the sentence. Finally they will make up their own sentence using their newly learned sight word! The repetition along with the variety of activities really helps students remember their sight words! This download includes 46 Second grade level sight words from the Dolch sight word list. –> Download the Second Grade Sight Word … [Read more...]