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Friday, January 4, 2013

A Friday Freebie for the New Year!


I headed back to school yesterday with a renewed sense of spirit...it was either that or I'd had too much coffee. Either way, it was a quick day full of eager first graders who were excited to show me their new clothes & tell me about their break. I heard lots of "I missed you" and "I'm so glad to be back at school"! 
That kind of stuff is so good for the teacher's heart.
 I really missed them, too.

...and can I say that going back on a Thursday definitely has it's advantages- mostly that today is FRIDAY! 

To celebrate, I'm offering a New Year's roll-the-dice game! My students LOVE to play roll-the-dice..especially with the cool new casino dice we received from a Las Vegas casino! They're red and transparent. I've been trying to incorporate dice as much as I can in math activities, mostly because my kiddos just love to work with them!


This product is part of my New Year's Math & Literacy Center Packet on TPT.Check it out!

I've got a MAJOR assignment due this weekend as well as report cards to enter and lesson plans to create. 
We'll also be celebrating my Mama-in-Law's birthday :)
It's safe to say that most of this weekend is already spoken for. 
That's okay. 
I'm glad to be back in the swing of things. 

Happy weekend!


4 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing! I love the glitter background. I don't teach math this year, so I miss using my dice. I have quite a collection :)Enjoy your weekend.
    Jessica
    Literacy Spark

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  2. I found your blog and your TPT store through TBA. I am hoping you will consider still linking up with my New Year Linky Party at http://teachingisagift.blogspot.ca/2012/12/2013-new-year-linky-party.html. There are over 180 TPT authors and teacher bloggers who have linked up and there is still time for you to join the fun! Please come and link up and while you are there perhaps consider becoming a new follower of my blog! I am your newest follower!

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  3. This is so cute, I will have this laminated tonight at home and ready for my kids on MOnday. They love the dice games. I am your newest follower, I am just getting started please stop by and visit when you can. abc123kindergarten classroom

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  4. Thanks for the freebie AND the Liebster Award Nomination! I had fun writing it up. If you would like to see some answers to the questions you asked, head on over! :) Thanks so much for the nomination!
    ~Nikki T SmartTartsLearning.blogspot.com

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