Sunday, December 1, 2013

December Currently {with some FREEBIES}

I know, I know, it has been awhile. Where did Nov go??? Well, now it's December and I have decided to link up with Farley for December currently. I will also be sharing some freebie at the end.

Listening: I love the Pandora Instrumental Christmas station. It is so relaxing and festive at the same time. I can't wait to play it at school tomorrow....and maybe, just maybe, I played it before break too!

Loving: I just LOVE LOVE LOVE Christmas time. It feels magical. I love the Christmas music, I love the smells, I love the decorations, and I LOVE SHOPPING. I was a black Friday...ok, really, I started on Thursday...nut. Thursday night I went shopping for a TV with my nephew. It is sort of a tradition now. I did stop to take a 4 hour nap from midnight until 4 am. I told you, I am a nut! But now my shopping is all done.
Thinking: I may NEVER finish my 'Tis the Season May never be finished! Yesterday, my computer flashed the BLUE sign of death and 90+ pages turned to 40!!! I have recreated a lot of it and hope to post it tomorrow night. I am sad that it will not be on people's wishlists tomorrow.
Wanting:I enjoyed my five days off. They were full of fun with my family, including three of my four brothers and their families. We ate a lot. We shopped a lot. We had a great time. But, now I need a day to rest. And, to fold my laundry.
Needing:Yes, I could have gotten a great deal on a new computer on Friday, but I prefer to spoil my family this time of year. Maybe for my April.
Favorite Tradition:When I was growing up, my family always spent Thanksgiving at my Grandparents house with my cousins. We always decorated my Grandma's enormous tree. We would always enjoy going through the ornaments and pick out our favorites. After my Grandma passed away, many of those ornaments ended up my tree. The tradition continues as my girls and their cousins go to my moms every year to decorate her tree. She always send them home with a new ornament to put on out tree. LOVE IT. I am also a SUCKER for all Christmas movies. Classic Christmas movies, kids movies, Hallmark movies. Yes, even ABC Family movies.

 I have a great FREEBIE for you. These stockings are printer friendly and look great on construction paper. There are stockings for 1-10 and +1 up to ten. I made the plus ones on green construction paper.

You can get this FREEBIE HERE.

Do you have Turkey Trouble and Turkey Claus? I created this adorable unit with sequencing, comprehension, and compare and contrast. You can make a teacher poster to model and then have students practice on their own. There are even activities for listening centers. I read Turkey Trouble last week and will read Turkey Claus this week. 

UPDATE: My Hide the turkey unit was updated November 2014.  You can read a new post about it HERE. You get this pack here. If you have already purchased it, make sure you download the new version for FREE.

This unit received a HUGE makeover. New clip art, fonts, and centers. You can get my  'Tis the Season -  Kindergarten Math and Literacy Centers HERE. If you already purchased it, you can download the updated version for FREE!

One more FREEBIE. Did you see I hit 100 followers on TPT? I created this FREEBIE to say thank you. Miss. Kindergarten posted it on Facebook. Now I have 150 followers :-)

Don't forget.....

I know my cart if full. What about yours??? 

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