Thursday, October 31, 2013

Highlights from Halloween...

We had a great time at our Halloween Party today!!

Our celebration included scratch art fun, a yummy treat, pin the nose on the jack-o-lantern, magic, and fun with friends. 

THANK YOU to all of the parents who sent in supplies and/or volunteered at the party. :) 

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Ten Timid Ghosts (Fast Freebie!)

I wish I would have recorded my students acting out and retelling this story today.


These retelling cards (and other ghost literacy and math games) can be found in my Ten Timid Ghosts Pack.

You can check out THIS POST to see what other fun things are included. 

1st person to leave a comment gets the pack for free!!
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Ten Timid Ghosts - FUN!!!

We just LOVE this book...
It is a fun counting book with many great illustrations and rhymes.

The students are so engaged while listening to it and want to read it again and again! They LOVE retelling it too!

I decided to create some ghostly materials to go with this story. I am SO happy I did! My students reeeeeeeeeally love using all of the materials. 

Check out the fun Literacy and Math pack that I created that go along with 

Included in the pack:

Large character pictures for whole group story retelling.

Small character picture cards and name/word cards for small group retelling

Ghost number and quantity match up or ordering

Ghostly 10 frames for students to build quantities for 1-10

Subtraction sentences, answers, and ghosts for students to use for solving

I will share pictures of the students retelling this story as a whole group tomorrow! 

Want to use it with your students?
Click HERE to see it my TpT store! :)

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Police and Fire Station Visit

We had a GREAT TIME on our first field trip!
We went to the Madeira Police and Fire Stations. The students enjoyed checking out the inside of the fire truck, learning about fire safety, sitting in the police car, touring the jail cell, and watching the EMTs respond to a call!

Here are some of the highlights of our trip:

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


We have been reading many fun monster books in the afternoons.

Today we made these fun monsters!