Saturday, April 20, 2013

Happy Saturday!

Oh gosh this morning it is absolutely beautiful outside! I love waking up and seeing the sun shining and hearing the birds chirping! Well I have run across some awesome giveaways and wanted to share them with you!

Mrs. Wishy-Washy Big Book giveaway 
Kinder Krazy

The Traveling Teacher

Live, Laugh, I Love Kindergarten
Fun in First Grade
Literacy Without Worksheets

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Mrs. Wishy Washy Review & Giveaway

Do your students know who Mrs. Wishy Washy is? Well, I just have to tell you, I shared two books with my students the other day and they just LOVED her books!  If you are not familiar with Mrs. Wishy Washy, you just have to get some of these wonderful books to share with your students! I promise you will NOT be sorry! 

The Joy Cowley Collection is easy to incorporate into any current reading program providing shared, guided, and independent reading opportunities for the whole class. In addition to having books with adorable illustrations, appropriate text for reading levels, in the back of each book you have at your fingertips before reading, during reading, and after reading questions to ask the students. Wow, the work is already done for you!  

The first book I had the pleasure of reading to my students was Mrs. Wishy Washy and the Big Wash. It is so cute! My students loved how the animals were not always "good at using their listening skills"! This book features punctuation: quotation marks and exclamation marks, rhyming and onomatopoeia, compound words and vocabulary words to introduce and review with your kids.  

The second book I shared was Wishy-Washy Clothes. This book is part of The Joy Cowley Early Birds Collection. It is a new series created by Joy Cowley in response to frequent requests from teachers for lower level reading materials. This book features inter-text connection with Mrs. Wishy Washy, Punctuaion: upper lower case letters, periods, quotation marks exclamation marks, challenging sentence patterns and humor! Can you believe all of these skills are featured in this one book? Sure helped me! 

Hameray Publishing is having a great Joy Cowley Classroom Giveaway going on now! You can nominate a classroom to possibly win 90 new titles from The Joy Cowley Collection and The Joy Cowley Early Birds Collection. The winner wins 400 dollars worth of books, CD's and puppets from the famous Joy Cowley herself. Good Luck! 

Click for The Joy Cowley Classroom Giveway 

If you would like to find out more about Hameray Publishing, Mrs. Wishy-Washy, other fun contests, or activities for your young readers please check out these links:
                Mrs. Wishy-Washy On Facebook

 Because of the wonderful folks at Hammeray Publishing, one reader will win (1) a big book. 
The giveaway begins now and will end April 25 at 12:00 AM.

“Disclosure: I received complimentary products for review.   All opinions are my own and this is not a compensated post.”

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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Easter Break....GONE!

Oh gee, I cannot believe that my break is really over! I cannot believe it, but I always end up thinking that way at the end of a vacay! 

           I thought I would share a picture from Easter dinner at my sister's house....WITH my hubby-Johnny, my son-Nickolas and of course my great nephew, Parks. He is a chunky monkey for sure! So much to just squeeze and love! 

There are so many giveaways going on now! Thought I would share them with you....Good Luck!
The Frizz in First Grade

Blooming in First
Mrs. Pauley's Kindergarten

Mrs. Rios Teaches!!

K-3 Connection
The Carolina K Teacher

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