Sunday, July 21, 2013

Hot Off The Press Back To School Exclusive

EXTRA! EXTRA! It's time to read all about it!!

     Twenty, yes, twenty, amazing teacher-bloggers are celebrating the fact that it is almost time to go back to school. We all love summer, but it's time to start thinking about getting back to school. We have decided we all will need some fun to break up all those days of professional development and endless meetings, mixed with late nights and weekends spent decorating your classroom. So for the next 10 days, we are celebrating with freebies and a prize a day! Yes, we said a PRIZE A DAY...FOR 10 DAYS!
 Every day, you will have the chance to enter and win one of 10 great prizes!
This is what you can win during our Back To School Exclusive...(in no particular order)

Prize #1 Quiet Pencil Sharpener & a $25 TPT from Graphics from the Pond   $50 value
Prize #2 Bright Chevron Classroom Decor Set $50 value
Prize #3 Teacher/Classroom Gift Basket $200 value
Prize #4 Teacher/Classroom Gift Basket $200 value
Prize #5 Google Nexus 7 Tablet with case and stylus pen $250 value
Prize #6 Scotch Laminator $25 value
Prize #7 K-2 TPT Product Bundle over $100 value
Prize #8 3-5 TPT Product Bundle over $100 value
Prize #9 Blog ("Cuter" Design by Christi Blogs!) $70 value
Prize #10 TPT Gift Cert $50

This is the IMPORTANT part. Please read carefully. EVERY DAY, FOR 10 DAYS, you will need to visit the final stop blog

each day to enter to win and to see if you were the previous day's winner! Each day a winner will be drawn and one of the ten prizes will be awarded. To keep it fun and exciting, you won't know what prize you have entered to win until the winner is announced the next day! You never know what you might win! I know I would visit every day to enter for a chance to win the Google Nexus Tablet!

To win one of these great prizes, just follow these steps...

Step 1: You will need to download and print the Hot Off the Press Cheat Sheet. Click the image below.

 Step 2:  You'll need to collect your freebies. This hop will take you to all 20 blogs where you will collect freebies along the way. You can start at any of the blogs, follow the "next stop" buttons, and it will take you in a loop to all 20 blogs. The very last stop will be The Teaching Tribune.

Step 3:  Hidden in each freebie is a QR code, which looks like this:
 (Note: This is just a sample image.You do not need it for any reason.)
Find the QR code.
You will need to scan all 20 QR codes for a cash value with your smart device. For those of you without a smart device, head on over to Sugar & Spice where she has a solution for you!

After downloading the freebie at each blog stop, be sure to record the amount in the QR code onto your cheat sheet.

Step 4:   Once you have all 20 cash value amounts, add them up, then you will enter the total value to win a prize a day on the Rafflecopter. All prizes will be posted on The Teaching Tribune blog.

It's time to get started!! All you need to do is click on my freebie below to download.
Find the QR code hidden in my freebie and add the value to your cheat sheet for stop #19

Have Fun and Enjoy!! Click on the pic below for your next stop!!



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  2. Hi! The rafflecopter is on the new collaborative blog. If you click on the picture that says Finish BLog Hop, it should take you right to it. Sorry for the confusion. Go enter and good luck!!

    2nd Grade Pig Pen

  3. All I get is black when I scan yours. Help! =)

    Emily @ Second Grade Silliness

  4. I can't get yours to scan either. Suggestions?

  5. I love this activity! My school participates in Newspapers in Education each year. What a great first activity with our newspapers. :-)
    Renee J
    Growing a Teacher