Tuesday, July 23, 2013

We Have A Winner and the Fun Continues!!

We have our first winner in our Back to School Exclusive Blog Hop!!
Remember you never know what prize will be given out each day, so be sure to enter everyday for a chance to win!! 

Our first winner of a Scotch Laminator is: (drum roll please)
Congratulations Lisa!! 
To recap our blog hop and prizes:
We have 9 more days left and 9 more prizes to give away!!
If you have already been through the hop and collected your 20 freebies, don't forget to go back to our collaborative blog, The Teaching Tribune and enter again. If you haven't been through the hop, what are you waiting for?!! Go grab your 20 freebies and enter to win!!
Remember our prizes are chosen at random, so you never know what you might win!!  Prize # 6 has now been given away!
We still have gift baskets, a quiet pencil sharpener and a $25 TpT voucher, a bright chevron Classroom Decor set, product bundles, a Google Nexus 7 Tablet, and lots more!!
On our new blog, each day part of our team is giving teacher tips for the beginning of the school year. To meet the member of our team giving a tip today, go to The Teaching Tribune and find out.

Now it is time for a freebie!
 If you like this freebie, check out my Daily Language and Math Review in my TpT store.
Have a great day!

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!!


Saturday, July 20, 2013

Something Newsworthy!!

 I am so excited!!
Something BIG is happening tomorrow and I can't wait for you to see what it is!
It is definitely NEWSWORTHY!!
You absolutely must return tomorrow to find out what it is.
You will not be disappointed because as I said, it is REALLY BIG!

 Don't forget to return tomorrow to see what is so NEWSWORTHY!


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Viva Las Vegas!!

                             VIVA LAS VEGAS!!!!

Are you attending the SDE/I Teach K conference in Las Vegas? Are you heading to the Vegas Meet Up at the Venetian Hotel afterward It's open to everyone, all you need to do is RSVP right here: https://www.facebook.com/events/480830021986819/. When you get there, look for our friends, Cyndie from Chalk One Up for the Teacher and Michelle from Well, Michelle?. {They'll be wearing an Ace of Hearts on their nametags.} If you find them, you could hit the JACKPOT! They will be carrying a gift card to my store that you can redeem for one FREE product ($10 or less). All the fun begins at 6:30. So if you're in Vegas, be sure to join the fun!       We'll bet the house that you won't want to miss out!

Oh, and make sure to tell them 2nd Grade Pig Pen sent you! {This will be the proof that you heard about it from me!}

Look for the ladies with this on their name tags!!


Sunday, July 14, 2013

Winners and a Freebie

 What can I say?
 I am a slacker!!
 Can you spell slacker?  
 Teresa--that is how you spell slacker!!

Our Christmas Hop ended on July 7th and I am just now posting the winners!!

Congrats Timyko and Tonya!! Hope you enjoy your prizes!

Well, summer is winding down in my school district. Teachers go back the first week of August, so it is almost here!! When do you return to school?

Because I haven't blogged in several weeks, I have a freebie for you to make up for my absence!! LOL
It is a contraction page. Some students seem to struggle with contractions, especially ESOL students. This worksheet could be used as station work, whole group, independent seat work, or as a needs based lesson.
Just click on the pic below to get your freebie!
I hope you enjoy it!!

Friday, July 5, 2013

Christmas In July Sale!!

 It's Christmas in July! And guess what? It's time to unwrap your presents!!

I have teamed up with 16 other teacher-bloggers and we decided it wasn't enough just to have a sale, so we are bringing you some amazing winter holiday themed freebies and the chance to win your choice of products from each of our stores. Can you believe it?!! Yes, that's right, you get to CHOOSE a product from all 17 stores!! We will have 2 grand prizes, one for a K-2 primary teacher and one for a 3-5 intermediate teacher!

This hop will take you to all 16 blogs where you will collect TPT freebies along the way. If you're not already following our stores you might want to do so when you collect your freebie. It's a great way to receive information about upcoming sales and specials.

Hidden in each freebie found on TPT, is a flamingo hanging out on the beach. Look for a Christmas song written in the sand. Find the underlined word. You will need to collect all 17 words for the grand prize. Once you have all 17 words, then you can enter the Rafflecopter for a chance to win the grand prize on the final stop.

 If you are looking for another pink flamingo, then you are at the right place!
I am the 6th stop on the hop.

 Are you ready? Well, what are you waiting for? Get going...All you need to do is click on my freebie and add it to your list. While you are there, take a look around because my store is 20% off from July 5th thru July 7th.

While you are at my store you might want to check out some of these products.
You will make a complete loop to all the blogs, freebies in TPT with the pink flamingos, and then the final prize. Don't forget to follow our TPT stores and blogs along your travels! You never know what we might be up to next...

It just keeps getting better!!


Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Big Surprise For Friday!!

 I have a big surprise that I think you will like!!

Look what is happening on Friday!!

If you have participated in our blog hops before, then you know what this is all about, if you haven't it is going to be so much fun!!

I have teamed up with my bloggy friends again and we are having another fantastic Christmas in July blog hop for lots of freebies!!

Everything in my TPT store will also be on sale at 20% off!!
Wow!! I have always loved Christmas!

So, if you want lots of freebies then come back on Friday!!
It is going to be EPIC!! 

Here are a few of the items in my store.
Come and check it out!!