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The "MondayMorning" is running a SALE!
Sale on 17 products!
Runs from 5/31 to 6/3
We are coming to the end of the school year and it is time to celebrate a successful school year with a sale! All products will be discounted 15%!

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Spring Math Scavenger Hunt

Spring Math Scavenger Hunt! 90 questions aligned with 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade math standards. (common core aligned) All Spring clue cards are in color with Spring themed clip art. The question cards (back of the clue are black and white for easy printing. This set is also included in my Math Scavenger Hunt BUNDLE.

Spring Math Scavenger Hunt includes:

90 question cards.(30 questions for each grade level)
The front of the envelope or card is in color. The back or question inside the envelope is in black and white.
A recording sheet for each student.
An answer key, instructions, and standards are included in the teacher's instruction file.


Superhero Bible Lesson

Superhero Themed Bible Lesson Unit. Superhero Bible Lesson provides 3 lessons to be taught to elementary students. A few modifications for preschool have also been included. 
Bible Lesson One: Believe..the story of the Cross
Bible-Lesson Two- Trust..the story of David and Goliath
Bible Lesson Three-Pray...the story of Daniel and the Lion's Den.

These three Superhero Bible Lessons focus on the greatest Hero..Jesus Christ.
This unit can be spread over 3 days. 

This Superhero Bible Lesson Product includes:
3 Superhero Bible Lesson Plans( these do require some prep work and are better suited for whole group lessons)
A small booklet for the verses and includes the plan of salvation to copy and print for each student.
Instructions of how this product was used at our church.

Also included are graphic organizers for independent work...Download the preview for more information.
BONUS...a few signs if you used this program as a small VBS version.
This product does NOT contain craft, game, or snack ideas.
If you email me at, I can send you ideas of what my church used to compliment this product

A Calendar Year Of Writing Mega Unit ~ 12 Writing Prompt Calendars

A Calendar Year Of Writing Mega Unit ~ 12 Writing Prompt Calendars
Based On Common Core Standards

This Calendar Year Writing Mega Unit is all you need for an entire year of journal writing! It includes 12 writing calendars, with 20 writing prompts on each calendar, journal covers, best practices writing checklists and a variety of writing paper designs for each month. These calendars were created without specific dates or days of the week so it can be a resource used year after year. Children can glue the calendar into a composition notebook each month to create a writing journal. Another option is to print out journal covers and pages, to create your own monthly writing journals for your students. This is a wonderful daily “Do-now” activity for the beginning of the school day, or it can be used as a writing center.

Features Of This Unit:

* 12 Calendars (With and without a color background)

* Each calendar has 20 writing prompts 

* Word Bank On The Bottom Of Each Calendar

* Writing journal covers (Three for each month)

* Writer's checklist for students to remind children what to focus on while writing. (One for each month)

* A variety of seasonal writing paper designs, each with two different line types. (Six for each month)

*You can also use these papers to make up your own writing prompts or other winter writing activities. These open printables have endless uses from spelling tests to ABC order activities.

*These calendars were created without specific dates or days of the week so it can be a resource used year after year. 

Click on the preview to see sample pages from this unit!

PLEASE NOTE: My Monthly Writing Calendars Are Also Sold Separately In My Shop. DO NOT buy this mega unit if you have already purchased ANY OF MY OTHER CALENDAR UNITS.

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The "TiePlay Educational Resources LLC" is running a Giveaway Promotion!
1 lucky winner(s) will win!
Giveaway runs from 5/15 to 6/18
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Summer Camp Real Life Connections Worksheets

Price $3.00 Do your students like summer camp themes? Summer Camp and Real Life Connections involves basic reading skills. These fun 28 pages include 10 lessons, such as Packing for Camp, What’s Happening in the Wilderness, Friendly Letters, Connections to the Wild, 3 assessments, links to camping songs and keys.

Lesson activities can be completed as a whole group or small group with the instructor using a SmartBoard, white board and adobe reader, projector or document camera as learners easily follow along. 

 Your feedback is very much appreciated. Thank you!

Cover Imagery supplied by

Scrappin Doodles

Dancing Crayon Designs

Creative Clips

Common Core State Standards

2.L.5.A Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe food that are spicy or juicy). Con

2. L.2.E Consult reference materials, including
beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and
correct spellings.

2.RF.4.C Use context to confirm or self-correct word
recognition and understanding, rereading as

2.RL.2.7 Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.

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The "Irene Hines" is running a SALE!
Sale on 172 products!
Runs from 5/15 to 6/1
Everything in my store is on sale... up to 50% off! Happy shopping!

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Summer school is a great time for kids to develop basic skills needed for kindergarten and first grade.  This NO Prep summer school pack will help your kiddos get ready for the new school year.  Here is what is included:

2 addition printables

2 subtraction printables

2 Spin – a – sum activities (beginning addition)

Number word writing printables

2 number writing pritables

2 printables for putting numbers in order

1 more and less printable

Number word identification game

4 graphing printables

Phone number and address printable

Make a Hexagon game

4 patterning printables


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Sale on 173 products!
Runs from 5/30 to 6/20
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