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Halloween Roundup & New Freebie Game

We didn't get a chance to share any new Halloween posts with you this year. We've both just been crazy busy with other projects (busy bags, anyone??) But we do have some fun ideas you may have missed so I've rounded up the ideas + freebies for you all in

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Daily 5–Work on Writing

I'm so excited that I've finally got my writing center up! This week we finally started doing the Work on Writing component of the Daily 5 independently. I realize that it's clear into the 2nd week in October, but I didn't decide to try the Daily 5 until the middle

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Words Their Way–Resource List

There is a newer Words Their Way post with more information. Click to see it now. I thought it would be nice to have all the Words Their Way resources in one post. I'm also including a link to the sort sequences that I use to organize my binder. Letter

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Very Pinteresting…

Do you Pin? I'm like a Pinterest fiend. Clicking that "show more pins" button is like getting a little fix. Ok, I'm not really that bad. 🙂 But I do la-la-love Pinterest! Love it to the point that I'm finding it difficult to get to sleep at a reasonable hour.

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Words Their Way–Record Book

I finally got around to making a new record book for my Words Their Way groups. My last one lasted me several years, but it was finally full. So here's the newbie. I got the cute clipart from Lettering Delights. I like to keep track of which group is one

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Homework Folders (a.k.a. GOLD Folders)

Heidi and I started using these homework folders several years ago. We certainly didn’t invent the idea, although I believe we’ve made it our own and came up with our own acronym. It’s been revamped many times since we started but meet the G.O.L.D. homework folder, as Heidi is using

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April Fool’s Day!

Ha ha! The joke's on us! We didn't get this posted in time for April Fool's day fun, but hopefully you can get some use out of it regardless. It's a homophone riddle book for your little jokers to complete. Print the pages, cut in half, and staple in order.

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Words Their Way–Word Study

Edited to add: Please see the NEWER POST about WTW that has all this information + much, much more! After all that prep work it’s finally time for the kids to do some learning! With Words Their Way, the focus is on sorting the words. It’s a great way for the

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Guest Posts + Giveaways

You can read my guest post on A Heart For Home about teaching the alphabet here. And check out this post to enter a giveaway for the Alphabet Games Set 1 + 2 games of your choice (that's 5 games!) Today you can also find a $20 gift certificate to

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ABC City: A freebie for you!

We are participating in the Alphabet Craze event at A Heart for Home March 21-31. We'll be sharing a guest post and a giveaway so be sure to check over there. And to celebrate this alphabet event, we're offering our game Alphabet City as a free download. Click here to

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14 Days of Loves: Days 12-14

Wow, we missed a couple of days there, didn't we? Rough weekend! But we're making it up to you because Day 14 is our favorite love of all: giving things away! Here's a fun little "My Favorite Valentines" booklet where you little ones/students can choose their favorite valentines and share

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