Saturday, December 31, 2011

Friday, December 30, 2011

Free Snow FUN!

Hello Science Friends, 
I wanted to share with you a freebie that I have made for my class to practice patterning. I have uploaded it to my TpT store for you to grab. I am having a sale at both of my stores through the end of the year! I have been working on seasonal sorts to give my class more practice with sorting and classification and I needed a few things on hand for our Science Notebooks. We all have loved notebooking through Science this year. I am looking forward to all things Science and sharing those experiences on this blog. I am running to my mailbox each day waiting on something so scientifically fantastic to share with you in the coming days but I guess for now the freebie will have to do!

Ringing in the New Year Giveaway

Head on over to my blog for details on a great giveaway.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Roll the Dice Winter!

Roll the Dice is dressed up and ready for winter. Grab your copy today for free before it gets dressed up for a new season. If you grab your copy please consider following my TpT store or leaving some feedback. This download is for three pages! 

Currently all items in my stores are on sale! 

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Merry Christmas to you and a gift!

As a way to say thank you for supporting me and my blog this year.  I wanted to make a little gift for you.  Please head over to my blog and pick up this winter CVC word activity.  I pray many blessings for you and your families over this holiday season!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Catch Up Time!

Wow!  It has been SOOO long since I have posted!  It has been CRAZY BUSY!  Here are a few thing that we have done lately.  Please check out my blog to see my other recent posts.

 Here are a few pictures of some recent activities.

I is for igloo.....

and for ice cream!  We made ice cream in Ziploc BagsIf you would like a copy of our recipe page that I send home with the kids, leave me a comment with your email.


Here are our adoreable reindeer that we made!  Aren't they cute!  This was a Reindeer Glyph that I purchased from First Grade Blue Skies TPT Store!  We will be using more from this packet next week as we study the letter R!

Here are our stockings!!!   Each year I grab the 50 cent stocking at the Dollar Tree at 50% off the day after Christmas.  The following year, I have a parent volunteer puffy paint their names on them.  We then hang them in the room for about two weeks.  Each child is invited to bring a SMALL item to place in each child's stocking.  Such ideas include a wrapped piece of candy, candy cane, holiday pencil, eraser, bubbles, bouncy ball, etc.  We also have a Writing Station that kids make cards for their classmates.  It is set up so that each child will get two cards from classmates.  Bringing in items for the stockings is OPTIONAL.  The nice thing about this is that if someone does not bring in an item, nobody will ever know.  At the party, they get to open their stockings.  It is so much fun for all of us to watch them ooooh and aaaah over all of their trinkets!

Here is our current bulletin board.  We decorated the trees in class and the gingerbread men were done at home as a family project.


Gang up on Winter Freebies!

BRRRR it is getting COLD outside!  We have been thinking about all the incredible resources out on the web right now for the holidays and thought you all might appreciate a packet of resources for after winter break.  Thinking about planning for January is just not on the top of our lists but if we had a packet of great ideas ready to go we would be in good shape!

So before you shut you classroom doors and head home to spend time with your family~ pull out one or two of your tried and true WINTER favorite activites!  The Teamies are compiling a Free Winter Packet! 

If you are interested in adding your item to the packet please email your activity and the following information to and add Winter Favorite to the subject line.
Please include the following: Your First and Last Name & Your Blog URL.

Each entry will be credited with your name and blog information.  
(This is a great opportunity for ALL you new bloggers to get your name out there:)

We welcome ALL grade levels and ALL subjects.  The packet will be organized into categories once all of the entries have been submitted. 
We will be taking entries until December 28th. 
We hope to have the FREE packet up the first week in January!

For All of your hard work we will also be putting every person's name that submits an activity into a drawing for a $15 Target Gift Card!  
YIPPEE!  After Christmas SHOPPING!


Sunday, December 11, 2011

New Authors

Hello Blogger friends,

Recently MMG has received many emails from fellow teacher bloggers asking to be added as authors. In the last few months we had not accepted any new authors due to the time constraints with school being in full swing. Now that we feel we are in a good groove with school, we have decided to add new authors. If you are interested in being an author please email us at

The authors at MMG are what make this blog possible. We are so grateful to all the teacher who continue to share their wonderful ideas and we look forward to adding new authors to our gang soon.

Stephie & Monica

A Christmas Gift for YOU!

Happy Christmas Y'all!  Come on over to my blog because I have a little Christmas present for you!  Want to sneak a peek.... just click below and you can get your gift!

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Comparing Two Inventory Bags!

In class we have had so much fun counting and recording with Inventory Bags. It was time to give this task a make over for winter so here it is. If you would like a copy you may click HERE
All items purchased at Dollar Tree! 

Roll the Dice Winter!

The ever popular Roll the Dice freebie has been updated and ready for winter. Get your copy here and if you are feeling real kinder friendly leave some feedback or follow my store! 

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Don't Peek!

Click on this present, just click right through,
And find the gift I have waiting for YOU! 

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Holiday Freebies!

     Sorry that I have been gone for a while. My original blog, Kinder Latino is for a very specific audience. I have been working hard on creating a second blog that will help me share with you a bit more. Come on over to Kinder Latino if you are looking for ideas and resources for the Bilingual classroom.
     My new blog is Kid's Reading Activities. Today, you will find a wonderful surprise.   50 teachers, including myself, have contributed freebies to this book. I am sure that you will find something for you!

Happy Holidays!

-Lidia R. Barbosa
from:  Kinder Latino and

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