Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Day 4 of the 2014 NAEYC Convention

The bad part was setting my alarm clock for a Saturday morning...
The great part was going back to the NAEYC Convention for some more great inspiration...
I loved a presentation by Judy Ross on extending read-alouds through scientific inquiry and math explorations.  I will definitely be having my students create aluminum foil boats to see if their gingerbread man cookies can float on water.  We will also be counting how many coffee filter "caps" a student can wear....
I collected lots of great ideas from this presentation.

So, in celebration of having 998 Likes on Facebook....
And having picked up lots of great freebies at the NAEYC Convention....
I am going to give a way a bag of goodies to one person who comments on this post.

The winner will receive
3 items (of your choice) from my Teachers Pay Teachers Store
A T-shirt from Follet:  Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall (XL)
The Book:  You, Me, and the ABCs by Michael J. Rosen
The Book:  Their Name is Today Reclaiming Childhood in a Hostile World by Johann Christoph Arnold.
2015 Classroom Craft Calendar by Discount School Supply
Samples of Scholastic's My Big World (Nov-Dec) and Instructor magazine
Samples of Highlight's High Five Celebrating Early Childhood
Assorted posters, coupons, and hand outs
In a bag from Highlights.

Please comment here with your favorite November or December classroom activity.  I will choose my favorite. The winner will be chosen on Monday, November 17th and must be a resident of the U.S.  

Good Luck!

Have you signed up for the Gingerbread Exchange yet?



  1. Congrats on your likes! It sounds like you had a great time at the conference and learned lots!


  2. I'm excited about your giveaway! I read the "Night Tree" then we decorated a tree outside our window with popcorn garland, bird feeders, etc. We identified/took pictures of the animals that came to the tree in our nature journals.

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