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I'm delighted that you have taken the time to drop anchor here at my little teaching blog: Sailing Though 1st Grade! Oh, the places we will go! Enjoy the voyage.

May 10, 2012

Mother's Day Gifts

What Mother doesn’t love breakfast in bed on her special day? So, I thought why not have my student create a cute breakfast-in-bed book for mom, one she could cherish forever?

Unfortunately, I got started way too late to have it ready in time for most of you for this year.  But the final product, which I am still tweaking here and there, turned out pretty darn cute. See for yourself!

Here are just a few of the sample pages.
If this looks like something you might want to use in the future or you plan on busting something out tomorrow, it is available now in my TPT store.

I included both cut and glue pattern pieces for each breakfast item, and ready to go images which I purchased from www. DigiWebStudio.com and Scrappin Doodles.com

The most important part of course is the journaling templates which students will complete and paste on the back of each part of their Mom's breakfast book -  recalling special memories and the things they love and appreciate most about their moms. 

After all the books are completed, I simply punched holes and tied together with pretty ribbon and a tea bag. 

I am also encouraging my students to deliver it on a plate or tray with a flower from their yard Mother’s Day morning. This is one gift Mom is sure to love!

May 6, 2012

Teacher Appreciation Freebie and Sale

I am totally bummed that I did not get in on the amazing BLOG HOP JACKPOT going on today in honor of teacher appreciation week. Unfortunately I had an out of state trip last week, and recently had our yearly OPEN HOUSE. Needless to say, I have had little to no time to create products, post, or even follow my favorite blogs - I am at least a week or two behind of the blogging world right now and really regretting it.

In any case, I am so excitied about what all my favorite bloggers are doing TODAY and thought I would post a FREEBIE as well. So, if you happen to sail by on May 6, you can grab a FREEBIE from me as well.

Click here to download my JUST RIGHT ANTONYMS for FREE.

In addition, I am participating in the 3-day TPT Loves You Sale.
All my products will be 20% off May 6-8.
Plus you can use the TPT promo code TAD12  for an additional 10% off.

Enjoy your week and thank you for all you do to make the world a better and brighter place!