Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Resources That Keep Me Afloat

Hey y'all! 
I'm so excited about this little blog hop that involves so many of my favorite owl bloggers and their favorite resources. These girls are super sweet, super funny, super smart, and uber creative! Doesn't get better than that...really. I'm so lucky to call them friends...not only do they listen to my rants (right, Alisha?!)...they also hook me up with some amazing resources...being that this is my first year teaching 3rd grade...they have literally been my life savers! Love, love, love them! 

So without further ado...
My friend Tessa over at Tales from Outside the Classroom is a genius at these Math Warm-Ups.
This product has been invaluable in my classroom...I love the short warm-ups and the fact that it has 5 different skills on each page. My kiddos don't get bored of reviewing the same skill because Tessa provides a variety...and they're all aligned to the Common Core! Isn't that fantastic?! If you'd like to see more of this terrific resource...click on the image above and it'll take you directly to it. ;) 

My lovely friends Alisha and Stephanie are my go-to girls for thematic resources.
You really can't go wrong with any of their products...those girls are amazingly talented. 

Please click on the images to learn more about these great resources. 

I'm such a lucky girl...truly blessed really to have such awesome friends. 
Love them to pieces! 

In honor of these fabulous ladies and all the help they've given me...I'm having a little giveaway here on my blog.
I'm offering you a chance to win your choice of ANY resource from my own little store, just leave a comment below with the name of an item that keeps YOU afloat (it doesn't have to be a TpT resource...but I wouldn't be surprised if it is). ;) Don't forget to leave your email in the comment...and make sure you're following my 'lil ole blog. You can follow by email, Blog Lovin' or Google Friend Connect...totally up to you. 

Here are a few resources that might be able to keep you afloat in the next few weeks. 
I hope I was able to show you some items that you might find helpful. 
Click the adorable button above to stop by my 'lil TpT store. 
Or click on any of the images to go to those resources. ;)

Check out some of these other Resources That Keep Us Afloat
And don't forget to enter each giveaway...you could end up with some amazing products. 

Giveaway ends Thursday at midnight.



29 comments:

irbymd said...

A resource that keeps me afloat has been interactive notebooks! The kids enjoy them and its a nice break from the same old method! irbymd@hotmail.com

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Kristen Lewis said...

I love resources for the holidays: Rachel Lamb's Winter Holidays Powerpoint and Scrapbook and Chinese New Year (by you) are some of my favorites. Now I am getting ready to find something for spring and this giveaway can certainly help! Thank you for the opportunity. klewis@umasd.org

Cherie said...

I love Marsha's word families galore packs! They keep me afloat at this time of the year!

cheriemae@gmail.com

Cynthia Luoma said...

TPT keeps me afloat time after time. Whenever I can't find something I need for a lesson, that is the first I go to find something and I have never been disappointed. The teachers are all amazing and they have great freebies too.

Luoma@Mentorschools.org

Lori Raines said...

Your St. Patrick's Day O' Fun! {Literacy Activities for Little Learners} would keep me afloat!
lraines78@gmail.com

Samantha Rigby said...

Chocolate, TPT, and a whole lot of faith keeps me afloat. :)

rigbys2014@gmail.com

Cecile said...

I would love to have your Word work for Little Learners (Short Vowel Bundle) Thank you for the Giveaway.

Karen Meyer said...

I totally love and use "The Busy Teacher's Best Friend Bundle"
By Katie King- Queen of the First. It is my go to for reinforcement of Math and Literacy Core skills.
I do not have a lot of resources to teach Fairy Tales, so your "Once Upon a Time {a Fairy Tales Unit for Little Learners}" would be a wonderful beginning for me! Thanks.
aprekteacher@gmail.com

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Breanne Simons said...

Maria Manore's sight word books keep me afloat all year!! :)

Breanne
breannesimons@gmail.com

Unknown said...

Sunny Days in Second Grade's CCSS math assessments have been keeping me afloat with making sure I know what my students know.
-Courtney
cfcastonguay@yahoo.com

Kristi S. said...

Deanna Jump and DeeDee Wills' writing through the year bundle keeps me afloat all year!
kristiscott345@gmail.com

wheard said...

I would love your St. Patrick's Day Unit. wheard12@gmail.com

Karyn said...

Coffee definitely keeps me afloat! So does TpT and Bloggers! I need ALL of them! :o)

Kideducator@comcast.net

dremilylevine said...

Interactive notebooks keep me afloat! As well as many of the ideas provided to me through the blogs that I follow!
scheinbere@hotmail.com

Lisa said...

I love your stuff! I would love to try your: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Super-Sleuths-A-Drawing-Conclusions-Mini-Unit-for-Little-Learners-627969
My friends keep me afloat!

Markisha said...

Following blogs of such wonderful teachers and seeing their ideas at work keeps me afloat.

Markisha said...

forgot to leave email address
rockingitin3rd@gmail.com

Andrea L. said...

I've been using math and literacy centers from Amy Lemons and Hope King, which have been lifesavers! I'll be adding to them on Thursday and Friday though! :)

Andrea L. said...

And I forgot my email. Sorry!
andrea . m . lee84 @ gmail . com

Suzy Q said...

What has been keeping me afloat lately is clip art...I love sprucing up our work with some great graphics!

I would love to win something from you!

tokyoshoes at hotmail dot com

Kristi Smith said...

After 11 years of teaching Grades 4+, I volunteered to come down to the primary division!!! My journey with my Grade 2 kidlettes has been nothing short of AMAZING so far <3. That being said, my colleagues and TpT (including your store!!) have been my life preservers this year!! I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to be the LUCKY recipient of your "All in the Family" fact families mini-unit <3 <3 <3. It is such a difficult concept for young learners to master, so this PHENOMENAL resource would be absolutely PERFECT <3. Thank you for considering me, Gladys =). leafsgirl@rogers.com.

Melanie Arizmendi said...

Interactive Notebooks keep me afloat!!

tinysmiles34@gmail.com

Leslie Moore said...

I Love all the center packs that you can print and go! This has been a lifesaver this year. The kids love them. I have purchased a lot from Amy lemons @step into second grade. Now i am off to check these others out.

Laura Scheunemann said...

First Grade Buddies have their math bag bundles K-2 that have been keeping me afloat during my first year of implementing guided math with stations. So darn handy. What did we do before TPT?! Now that I'm ready to tackle Close Reading, I'm so thankful again to have a go-to location for wonderful resources (like your nursery rhyme product that I just purchased!) What love to win another product from you if it works out. :) laura.scheunemann@wrps.net

Jen said...

planbook.com keeps me afloat, especially with all these snow days.

jjn2home@yahoo.com

Tracie said...

TPT!! And lots of great bloggers and sellers who share their talents. LOVE the teaching community!
tcellis@whitfield.k12.ga.us

Hayley Martin said...

I love following blogs like yours on Bloglovin, Pinterest, and Facebook. That and the wonderful resources you create and share are what keeps me afloat. It's awesome that teachers are using technology to work together and make sure each child loves learning. I would love to win something from your store! Thank you so much. Hayley (hayleymcdowell@gmail.com)