Wednesday, December 5, 2012

10 Christmas Books (Day 8)

I went down to the basement last week (where most things are packed and ready for the movers) and came across another box of Christmas books :-)

1. The Story Of Christmas by Jane Ray


2. The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett


3. The Pine Tree Parable by Liz Curtis Higgs


4. The Christmas Star by Paloma Wensell


5. Christmas With You by Julia Hubery


6. Franklin’s Christmas Gift by Paulette Bourgeois


7. Christmas Wishes by Tony Mitton


8. The Berenstain Bears and the Nutcracker by Stan and Jan Berenstain


9. We Believe in Christmas by Karen Kingsbury


10. One Snowy Night by M. Christina Butler

You can check all of these books out at Amazon by clicking on the book pictures above – these are NOT affiliate links – just links to some great books!

You can check out our other Christmas books here:

 10 Christmas Books (Day 1)

10 Christmas Books (Day 2)

10 Christmas Books (Day 3)

10 Christmas Books (Day 4)

10 Christmas Books (Day 5)

10 Christmas Books (Day 6)

10 Christmas Books (Day 7)

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

10 Christmas Books (Day 7)

Wow!! I really didn’t realize how many Christmas books I’ve collected! It’s been great though going through them….way too hard to just pick 25 though – I think every book I have are keepers :-)

1. Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree by Robert Barry


2. Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret and H.A Rey


3. Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas by Jan waldron


4. Willy and May – A Christmas Story by Judy Schachner


5. The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie  dePaola


6. The Legend of the Christmas Kiss by Barbie Jenkins


7. The Christmas Lizard ( A MUST have!) by Cory Edwards


8.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss


9. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg


10/. It’s Christmas, David by David Shannon (my boys LOVE this one)

If you want to check these books out, click on any of the book pictures above and it will take you to amazon. These are not affiliate links, just links to great books!

If you missed the other days in my Christmas book collection, you can view them here:

10 Christmas Books (Day 1)

10 Christmas Books (Day 2)

10 Christmas Books (Day 3)

10 Christmas Books (Day 4)

10 Christmas Books (Day 5)

10 Christmas Books (Day 6)

Monday, December 3, 2012

10 Christmas Books (Day 6)

Here are 10 more books from our Christmas collection:

1. Tiny Baby Jesus by Dandi Daley Mackall


2. The King’s Christmas List by Eldon Johnson


3. The Light Of Christmas by Dandi Daley Mackall


4. Mortimer’s Christmas Manger by Karma Wilson


5.  The Nutcracker by Alison Jay


6. Olivia Helps With Christmas by Ian Falconer


7. The Jolly Christmas Postman by Allan Ahlberg



8. A Magical Christmas by Claire Freedman


9. Olive, The Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh


10. Song Of The Stars by Sally Lloyd- Jones

You can check any of the above books out by clicking on the book picture. It will take you to Amazon where you can read a description (this is NOT an affiliate link – just links to good books!).

If you missed the other books in our collection, you can find them here:

10 Christmas Books (Day 1)

10 Christmas Books (Day 2)

10 Christmas Books (Day 3)

10 Christmas Books (Day 4)

10 Christmas Books (Day 5)

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Winter Fun (A New Kindergarten Unit)

I had BIG plans of posting a Christmas unit this year and a winter unit BEFORE the baby gets here but I was a bit too ambitious!!! I’ll save the Christmas one for next year but I DID manage to get my winter unit done!

Winter Fun Title Page Pic

I had so much fun doing this unit…..I kept wanting to add to it and add to it………I had to stop though as my file was getting too large. There will probably be an add-on “Winter Fun” next year as I still have a lot of ideas. Here’s what you’ll find in the unit:

Language Arts Activity Pic

13 Language Arts Centers:
A Snowy Mystery ( ABC Order)
Find and Write (Write the Room)
Frosty Beginnings and Endings (Beginning and Ending Sounds)
Missing Letters
Mitten Match Up (Rhyming Words)
See, Make and Write
Skating for Vowel Sounds
Snow or Slush (CVC Words)
Snowmen Love Letters (ABC Order)
Snowy Syllable Sort
Winter Sentence Scramble (Ordering and Writing Sentences)
Winter Syllables
Wintery Words (Unscramble Fry/Sight Words)

Math Centers Pic

18 Math Centers:
Chilly Numbers (Counting On)
Cocoa Addition
Count and Tally
Freezing Addition and Subtraction
Frosty Friends Dice Game
Frosty Ordinal Numbers
Missing Hat Mystery (Ordinal Numbers)
It's Snow Time (Time to the Hour and 1/2 Hour)
Mitten Number Ordering (1-20, counting by 5's and 10's)
Patterns on Ice
Penguin Frames (10 Frames)
Roll and Cover (6 games)
Roll and Color (6 games)
Snow Fight (Comparing Numbers)
Snowboarding With Numbers (Numbers 1-20)
Snowflake Sort (Odd and Even Numbers)
Snowy Numbers (Number Ordering)
Winter Fun Place Value

Once again, I’m selling it for only $5 – you can check it out by clicking on any of the pictures above.

I have used lots of clip art which is all copyright and credit goes to:
Dianne J. Hook
Commercial license # 0912168966

Lettering Delights
Erin Bradley Designs

Clementine Designs

I am offering a give away of my new unit for my Facebook followers…..head on over here to check it out!

Please pray for me tomorrow morning – I’m scheduled for my c-section at 7am….. I can’t WAIT to meet my little girl!!!!