A Christmas Present

I have something special, just for you my readers. I wanted to give you a present this year for following along and putting up with my sporadic posts and everything else!!

TheChristmasStory ColoringBook PREVIEW byElaineG

This is a 4-page coloring book for the nativity. It focuses on Luke 2 and Matthew 2. It’s just a small book….well, it’s more like pages, to tell the real story of Christmas. The focus of these pages are geared toward Catholic, as I used the New American Standard Bible (NASB). Any faith surely can use it though!!

If you’re interested in these coloring pages, please just….

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I hope that you can use it in your classroom, homeschool, or for religious education. If you do, please be sure to leave me a comment and let me know!!

 

 

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow for October

It’s time for a new installment of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow!! It’s time to link up your posts to show off your products that you want to draw a little attention to.

Here’s my entry for October….

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If you’d like to join in, link up below and if you’d like to learn more about this linky, you can click here.  If you’d like to join in, you can grab the template and button if you click here.  I hope to see your posts….and remember that this linky is open for a full month, so you have plenty of time to post and link up!!

NOTE:  You MUST link to a blog post (or social media [Instagram, Pinterest, or Twitter] that has a permanent link).  Please do NOT link to a product in your store.  There is a link to the “rules” for this linky above in the blog post.  Thank you for your understanding!!

 

Hear My Prayer

This past week in class, we worked on learning about prayer. It’s always such an interesting topic for my kids.

So often, they think that they can only pray kneeling.  They also think that you have to be silent when you pray.  They love finding out that they can stand up against a tree in the park and thank God for his amazing creation!!

To help them learn more about prayer, I created this prompt for them to draw their prayer….

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I also have a big set of these prompts available in my stores.  There’s a total of 16 pages and it’s a great deal at $3.  It’s great for a variety of ages/grades as there’s prompts to write, draw, or do both!!  You can find this full set at…..

The Schoolhouse on TPT

The Schoolhouse on TN

Here’s my kids at work on their prayer prompt…..

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If you’re interested in the drawing prompt that I used in class, you can just….

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Anytime that you use one of my freebie samples, I always appreciate your feedback by leaving a comment.  Enjoy!!

 

 

I Am Special Activity

Last year, I did a really fun activity with my kids. They loved it then and they really loved it again this year. So, I just had to share!!

IAmSpecial ActivityPage byElaineG@TheSchoolhouse SAMPLE

In the big open space, they draw a picture of themselves. They need to see what makes them special like the color of their hair, skin, eyes, and so on. Of course, they’re little ones, so they’re far from perfect, but they sure are fun!!

There’s also an area to put stickers down with their name on them or glue letters down. There’s also a blank line for them to write their names. On the side, there’s a cute poem about being unique. Finally, on the side, they can also put their fingerprint under the magnifying glass. Why??  Because each of us has a fingerprint that is unique to only us!!  To do this part, we just used an ink pad.

If you’re interested in this activity page, just click to….

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Here are some photos my kids in action with this page this year.  You’ll notice that I forgot my stickers at home, so we made due and used letter beads!!

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If you use this page, please leave a comment and let me know if your kids enjoyed it as much as mine did!!

 

 

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow for September

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow at The Schoolhouse

 

This is the second installment of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.  For this link-up, it’s to highlight resources that have been updated (yesterday), recently listed items (today), and materials that are planned (tomorrow).  If you’d like to learn more about this linky, please click here for the “rules” and other information.

Here’s is my Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow for September…..

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You can find all these resources in my TPT store, The Schoolhouse.

If you’d like to join in, link up below and if you’d like to learn more about this linky, you can click here.  If you’d like to join in, you can grab the template and button if you click here.  I hope to see your posts….and remember that this linky is open for a full month, so you have plenty of time to post and link up!!

 

NOTE:  You MUST link to a blog post (or social media that has a permanent link).  Please do NOT link to a product in your store.  There is a link to the “rules” for this linky above in the blog post.  Thank you for your understanding!!

 

 

Creation Story Wheel

I’ve been pretty busy lately. I’ve been uploading several resources to my store. I’ve also just been participating in life!! It’s been awhile since I’ve offered any freebies, but now’s my chance.

We’re back to religious education as of last week. It was hectic, so I really didn’t have anything to share. This week however, we’re learning about creation. This is the project that I’m working on with my little ones….

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This story wheel is actually 2 wheels under one cover “wheel”. The first is to select the day of creation and the second is to identify what was created on that day. This project is perfect for learning or reviewing the days of creation.

I’be listed this for free at The Schoolhouse on TPT. If you’re interested in using this project for your class, just click to be taken to the….

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I’ll post photos later of my kids making this in class. I quite often share photos on Instagram of my kids in action. If you don’t already, please click here to follow me on Instagram.

Please don’t forget to leave some feedback if you download…..thanks!!

 

Back to School SALE

Yes, it’s that time again. It’s time to go back to school and that means a sale!!

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My entire store will be on sale for 20% off from 3-6 August. The site wide sale on TPT is 3-4 August and during that time, you can use code BTS15 to receive an extra 10% off, which makes the deals up to 28% off!!

During the sale, I’ll be adding new products, at least 1 freebie, and possibly more!!  Check back often, so you don’t miss out on any of this back to school fun.

Just click on the sale banner above to get to The Schoolhouse and shop this sale so that you’re ready for back to school!!

 

 

100 Followers FREEbie

Here’s a freebie, just for my followers to celebrate my 100 followers on TPT.

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This is a booklet in color for Five Green and Speckled Frogs.  It makes a great version to read together in class.  The booklet can be for a reading or math center.

If you’re interested in this booklet, just click here to….

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Also, if you like this booklet, there’s a black & white version available in my TPT store.  It’s not listed yet, but it will be in a few minutes and it’ll be marked for only $2.50 and will be included in the last couple hours of my 20% off sale.

Don’t forget to enter my 100 Followers Giveaway for your chance to win 5 great prizes. You have 9 possible ways to enter and it ends at midnight on 5 July. Just click here to get to the giveaway.

 

 

100 Followers Giveaway

It’s time to begin the 100 Followers Celebration with a giveaway!!

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You can have 9 chance to win this giveaway of 5 great prizes. I want to give a huge THANK YOU to each of them for helping to make this possible.  Each of the prizes are listed on the giveaway and they’re fantastic!!  The prizes are provided by….

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As I stated, there are 8 ways to enter this giveaway.  The only required way is to leave a comment on this blog post for the question asked in the entry method.  You can also enter by supporting all the people that are contributing to this giveaway.  So, enter as many methods as you like to increase your chance of winning!!  The giveaway will be run through Rafflecopter from 29 June (midnight) until 5 July (midnight) and after it chooses the winner, I’ll post it and you can pick your prizes!!

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Good luck and thank you for entering the giveaway, and don’t forget, there’s lots of other good things going on this week to celebrate 100 followers on TPT!!

 

 

Let’s Get Ready to Celebrate!

It’s time to….

Celebrate 100 Followers

There’s going to be many things happening this week and I want to let you know about all of it. Some events will happen here on the blog, some on my Facebook page, and some of it in my TPT store itself. It’s all going to be fun and great deals will be had!!

There’s many things planned for this week.  Some things may be delayed or even deleted depending on what life throws at me this week (and there is a holiday in there).  I promise to do my best though and 2 things are a certain…..a sale at The Schoolhouse on TPT and the giveaway here on the blog.  Here’s a schedule of what’s planned….

Monday (6/29) – 20% off sale on every product at The Schoolhouse store BEGINS, giveaway on blog BEGINS

Tuesday (6/30) – Flash Freebies on The Schoolhouse FB page (8-10pm Central)

Wednesday (7/1) – List a new product at The Schoolhouse on TPT for 25% off for 24 hours

Thursday (7/2) – Post a freebie on blog and/or The Schoolhouse store, 20% off sale ENDS at The Schoolhouse store

Friday (7/3) – List a new product at The Schoolhouse on TPT for 50% off for 12 hours ONLY

Saturday (7/4) – Flash Freebies on The Schoolhouse FB page and/or Twitter

Sunday (7/5) – Giveaway on blog ENDS (at midnight) and winner announced

I only ask a couple of things of you during this celebration.  The first is to have a good time and enjoy the celebration.  The second thing is to be sure to leave feedback for any products that you get whether purchased or freebies, and to support the great sellers helping with the giveaway by leaving them feedback or purchasing from them the next time you need something.  That’s it!!

Here’s the 2 main links that you’ll need for this week, in addition to keeping updated on this blog….

The Schoolhouse at TPT

The Schoolhouse (Schoolhouse Life) on Facebook

See you back here tomorrow for the start of the giveaway….and all the other planned celebration events!!

 

 

It Happened….100 Followers!!

I’m so very thrilled to announce that it happened this week. The “it” is 100 followers in my TPT store!!

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There will be plenty of celebrating next week for hitting this personal goal.  Expect things like a sale, Flash Freebies, a big giveaway, and more!!  I also plan to upload some new products and if all goes well, a new freebie (no promise on that one though).  

Stay tuned to your TPT feed for some of the events, as well as this blog and my FB page.  You’ll have to follow in all those places, or you’ll miss out!!




Garden FREEbie

I’ve posted a new freebie in my TPT store. It’s a 2-page activity that is part of my Garden Worksheets & Activity Pack.

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The activity is finding all the garden objects and drawing a line from them to the little gardener. If you’re interested in this freebie, just click on the image above. Also, if you enjoy this free sample, be sure to leave some feedback….thanks!!


Please click here to vote for my blog….thanks!!