Currently: August

Here’s what I’m doing “Currently”….

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Favorite Things: June

I found a new linky and I’m really excited to participate in it!!

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Agency D3 is Ready for VBS!!

I’m very happy to say that I’ve completed the printables for VBS 2014!!  I’m so happy and proud of the way that these turned out.  I hope that you’ll be able to use them and that the kids get a great amount of enjoyment out of them.  

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Everything that I made for 2014 is for LifeWay’s “Agency D3”.  If you’d like to see what I created this year (and hopefully find something that you need), just go to this blog post and check it out….

Calling All D3 Secret Agents!!

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All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are provided for free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-Present. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted. This means that unless it is specified otherwise, all content within this blog and downloads are the private property of Elaine, Commotion from the Ocean of Life, and The Schoolhouse. All materials on this blog and downloads are copyright (© Elaine, © The Schoolhouse, and © Commotion) and misuse or abuse is subject to legal action.

Vacation Bible School

I’ve been making VBS (Vacation Bible Schools) printables for the past several years.  I do it especially for a lady that’s in one of my Y!Groups.  I think I’ve only missed one year, and I just go too busy and ran out of time.   I believe that was last year for 2013.  I’m once again working on stuff for this year!! 

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This is a list of all the posts that I’ve done for my VBS printables.  They’re all related to LifeWay VBS themes.  Here are all the VBS posts….

Round Up for VBS with the Saddle Ridge Ranch theme

VBS:  NYC – Big Apple Adventure with the Big Apple Adventure theme

V.B.S. – Amazing Wonders Aviation with the Amazing Wonders Aviation theme

V.B.S. – More Amazing Wonders Aviation with the Amazing Wonders Aviation theme

I’m also working on the Agency D3 theme for this year.  I’m hoping to have them uploaded and posted very soon.  I’m happy with how they’ve come so far and can’t wait to make them available to my group member….and all of you, my readers.

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All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are provided for free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-Present. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted. This means that unless it is specified otherwise, all content within this blog and downloads are the private property of Elaine, Commotion from the Ocean of Life, and The Schoolhouse. All materials on this blog and downloads are copyright (© Elaine, © The Schoolhouse, and © Commotion) and misuse or abuse is subject to legal action.

Spring Break

It’s time for….

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Since there’s no class this week, I don’t have a new page for the Bible ABC’s to post and I’m just going to take a break to enjoy some quality family time.  I’ll return next week and hopefully have some great new ideas that I can turn into printables to share!!


Merry CHRISTmas!!

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Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David, in order to register along with Mary, who was engaged to him, and was with child. While they were there, the days were completed for her to give birth. And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

~Luke 2:4-7

Merry CHRISTmas to all!!




ARG!! It’s a Pirate’s Treasure, Matey!!

I’m just so overwhelmed with lesson plans that I haven’t created nearly as much as I wanted to.  However, I took a break long enough today to have a little fun with these adorable pirates.

This is a set of 3-part cards.  The numeral on the pirate’s map is matched to that number of jewels and the number word on the treasure chest.  ARRGGGG!!  There’s a bounty to be had by all mateys!!

Here’s a thumbnail view of some of the pirate’s treasure….

Graphics and Background © Jessica Weible at JW Illustrations with permission.

If you’re interested in getting these 3-part cards, just….

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All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are provided for free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-Present. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted. This means that unless it is specified otherwise, all content within this blog and downloads are the private property of Elaine and The Schoolhouse. All materials on this blog and downloads are copyright (© Elaine and © The Schoolhouse) and misuse or abuse is subject to legal action.

Seuss-icle Day 1: Bartholomew and the Oobleck

For the first day of my blog and Facebook contest, I’ve chosen my printable to be based on the Dr. Seuss book, Bartholomew and the Oobleck.  If you’re a current follower of my blog and/or Facebook, or a new one, please read the post at the top of the page (or by clicking the “home” tab) to learn how you can join in the contest and win a $10 gift certificate to TPT (Teacher Pay Teachers)!!

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This is a set of 2-part cards featuring -oo- words.  They come from various word families using the -oo- and some are long or short vowel sounds.  The image of the -oo- word is matched to the -oo- word.  See how fast and well they can be matched before the Oobleck gets you!!

Images from internet source and believed to be public domain.  Bartholomew and the Oobleck characters © Dr. Seuss and Seuss Enterprises.

Here’s a thumbnail view of some of the cards….

If you’re interested these 2-part cards featuring Bartholomew and the Oobleck, just….

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**PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Seuss, Books, and Characters © Seuss Enterprises – I in no way lay claim to ownership of the character, images, books, or anything else pertaining to Dr. Seuss.**

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The information that is posted on this blog is general information purposes. It is not intended to substitute for curriculum or for obtaining advice from your principal, church or DRE. It is for informational and educational purposes only. All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-2012. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted.

Letter of the Week: Ll

The current Letter of the Week is Ll.  There’s a set of magnet sheets featuring llama and leaf.  I think they’re pretty cute too!!  Also, there’s new writing practice sheets with ladle and list.  Those are available in both fonts….ZB and DN.

Here’s a thumbnail collage of what I newly added to Letter of the Week…..

The letter Ll folder also includes the items that I previously made for Letter of the Week.  You’ll find the My Letter Ll Book in both fonts.  There’s also writing practice sheets and (Play-Doh) mats.  Which, also come in both fonts.  Finally, there’s a set of Ll letter tile mats which have been updated to include a word list so the kids can self-check.

To download the Letter of the Week printables, just…..

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The information that is posted on this blog is general information purposes. It is not intended to substitute for curriculum or for obtaining advice from your principal, church or DRE. It is for informational and educational purposes only. All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-2011. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted.

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Spooktacular Jigsaw Puzzle

This is made from the same Halloween scene that I talked about yesterday. This one is a jigsaw puzzle though.  Since it’s not extremely scary, I made it with few enough pieces that smaller kids could play too.  The spooktacular puzzle has 9 pieces!!

The background © internet source. All graphics © Kate Hadfield with permission.

Here’s a thumbnail of the jigsaw puzzle…..

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The information that is posted on this blog is general information purposes. It is not intended to substitute for curriculum or for obtaining advice from your principal, church or DRE. It is for informational and educational purposes only. All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-2011. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted.

Spooktacular Strip Puzzle

I was playing around and put this scene together.  Then I found a background that fit the scene perfectly.  I tried to think about what exactly I could do with it.  I decided to stick with the basics and just make a strip puzzle.  This puzzle is counting by 5’s and is not only a spooky scene, but has spooky numbers too!!

The background © internet source.  All graphics © Kate Hadfield with permission.

 

Here’s a thumbnail of the strip puzzle…..

If you’d like to download this spooky strip puzzle, just….

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The information that is posted on this blog is general information purposes. It is not intended to substitute for curriculum or for obtaining advice from your principal, church or DRE. It is for informational and educational purposes only. All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-2011. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted.

My First Give-Away!!

I’m so excited to announce that my blog is hosting its first ever give-away!!  This give-away is sponsored by Amanda of A-Manda Creation .  She’s provided the “grand prize”, which is a $10 gift certificate to her store!!  Amanda also provided the kit, Time to Rhyme,  used to make the FREE printables for this give-away strictly as a promotion.  The kit that she let me use is Dr. Seuss based.  Her kits are personal use ONLY!!  She’s a wonderful and friendly lady to work with and I’m so honored that she’s letting me host this give-away featuring one of her products, as well as the “grand prize”.

Every person that enters will receive their choice from 1 of 3 FREE educational printables that I’ve made just for this event.  At the end of the give-away, I will draw a random number (based on how many comments/entries there are) and that person will receive the $10 gift certificate to A-Manda Creation.  The drawing for the winner will be held 29 September at 12pm (CST) and the winner will be announced via blog post at that time.

The 3 FREE educational printables available using the Time to Rhyme kit are:

1.  Time to Rhyme Counting 0-20 2-Part Cards

2.  Time to Rhyme Pre-Writing Practice

3.  Time to Rhyme board game (generic to add your own skill)

Here’s a thumbnail view of just some of the pages of the printables….

There are 4 possible ways to enter.  You may enter one, or all 4 methods.  For each entry, you must leave me a comment with your NAME, E-MAIL (must enter with the same one for each entry), WEB SITE/BLOG (if your have one), and which entry method your registering with.  For your first entry, be sure to state which free printable you choose to receive and I will e-mail it to the address that you enter the drawing with.  If you only want to receive your choice of the FREE printables, simply leave me a comment and state which printable you would like to receive and note that you don’t choose to enter the drawing.

To enter:

1.  follow The Schoolhouse blog via e-mail or Feedburner

2.  follow @armyfamilyok on Twitter (NOTICE:  I don’t just blog about printables and I’m an avid NASCAR and football fan!!)

3.  become a fan to A-Manda Creation on Facebook (button on her blog)

4.  subscribe to A-Manda Creation newsletter (top right column of her store), then leave a comment here to mention your favorite kit

That’s it!!  Just be sure to come back there and leave a comment with the SAME E-MAIL for each entry.  Don’t forget to tell me which free printable you’d like me to e-mail to you!!  I always appreciate it if you click the button below to vote for my blog.  Thanks….and good luck!!




The information that is posted on this blog is general information purposes. It is not intended to substitute for curriculum or for obtaining advice from your principal, church or DRE. It is for informational and educational purposes only. All activities, games, information, etc. on this blog are free. However they are ONLY to be used for classroom and personal use. They may NOT be published on any websites/blogs or other electronic media, distributed in any manner, uploaded to any file sharing service/storage, or sold for profit. If you know someone who would benefit from these materials, please refer them to this blog. Do NOT share the materials that you download with them. Copyright © 2008-2011. All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted.