Classroom Library Makeover

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So, if you have been around here at all, you will know that I am a children's book addict enthusiast.  My classroom library is more of a library that has a classroom in it.  This year though my classroom library was starting to become a point of stress in my classroom. What do I mean?  Let me show you.
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E-mail Series! My Classroom Library

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Hello there! I am so excited to announce that this month I am doing an e-mail series about my classroom library! Yes, there will be a freebie each week this month!  You really don't want to miss this one!  When you sign up for my newsletter, you also get an awesome, full-sized Pick a Prompt product that is not available in my Tpt store (or anywhere else for that matter)! 

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Ready to sign up and get your fun teachery tips, tricks and freebies? Click the Newsletter Pick a Prompt pic or HERE to sign up now!


E-mail Series!  Classroom library tips and tricks with a freebie each week in September!


How I use Pattern Blocks in my Classroom (with freebies)


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I LOVE using pattern blocks in my classroom!  There are so many great activities that you can do with these versatile math manipulatives!  Read on to see how I use these fun math tools in my classroom.

Mentor Text Monday: Mealworm Life Cycle


Mealworm Life Cycle Mentor Text with image of book cover.

Hello all!  It's that time of year again!  It's time to study the life cycle of the mealworm or darkling beetle!  Are you ready?  I have a fantastic book that is perfect for your study and a Mealworm Life Cycle observation freebie!
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One SUPER SIMPLE thing that I do everyday to help my teacher sanity!

Teacher Tip: One SUPER SIMPLE thing that I do everyday to help my teacher sanity!

So, I have to tell you honestly, I almost feel silly writing this post.  But, teaching is HARD and anything that I can do to help make it even a little easier is always a good thing! This tip is really kind of a no brainer, but I didn't put it into practice until last year and it has really helped with my teacher sanity!   Read on!