Welcome to my weekly mime: What’s in the box Wednesday! I’ll alternate between prek, kindergarten and 2nd grade just for fun 🙂 Hope you enjoy! Make sure to sign up on the McLinky at the bottom to share your boxes with everyone!

  1. Math U See Primer video and workbook
  2. Hot Dot Blend Cards and pen : See bottom of post for more Hot Dot info!
  3. Abeka Handwriting practice
  4. Abeka – addition flashcard practice
  5. Abeka  Reading Practice
  6. Abeka – Numbers writing practice
  7. Dry Erase writing practice
  8. Telling Time practice
  9. Abeka – Addition problem writing practice
  10. Wall-E I Spy Book 

Click here for more information on the Workbox System!

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    More info on Educational Insights  Hot Dots:
    I purchased some ‘make your own hot dots’ from Lakeshore Learning. You can print your own cards, these are phonics cards I made, you can download Short and Long Vowels cards, and Beginning Sounds Consonants cards. Word to the wise, print cards, laminate, THEN DOT THEM AFTERWARDS! The dots don’t work if they’ve been laminated!


    1. I hope it's ok to ask you a technical, bloggy question! Ü I'm wondering how you added the "email follow-up comments to ____ email address" in your comments section? I'm on blogspot, too, but can't figure out how to add that feature to my comments section. THANKS so much!~Kelly

    2. To put the email post link at the bottom of your posts:Go to your blogger "Settings" tab, then the "Basic" tab. Scroll down and where it says "Show email post links" change the dropdown box to "Yes". This will add a little email icon to the bottom of your posts so people can email the post to a friend. For the comments section, I didn't add the "Email follow up comments to" part on there, maybe it does it own its own if you have a gmail account?

    3. Do you have any suggestions on keeping little fellas on task while working through the workboxes?Our little guy can breeze through certain boxes but when it comes to some of the more "academic" boxes he can stall and take up to an hour on one box. I am switching some things up and hoping that will help.Love what you do!Blessings

    4. Hi Beth,Don’t laugh, but I use snacks as motivation, so if my little guy gets 5 boxes, then I put a snack in box 3, then in the last box I’ll put a fun game like a puzzle I know he likes or something. So motivation to get half way is snack, and motivation to finish is the fun game at the end. I usually put it in box 6 b/c 1-5 are core things, make sense?Also, we use fun stickers for good work completed, everyone likes to get stickers. Also if everyone works hard all week then Friday is family fun night, where we do our letter of the week food and movie.

    5. Sorry I show as anonymous – my name is Joy. I just bought a hot dots pen and some cards. Thank you for the downloads of your cards – wondering, do I buy the dots at lakeshore also or do you know of something else. I never saw just the dots?? Thank you


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