Sunday, October 27, 2013

Hooray it's almost on its way... Halloween!

 Before beginning my teaching career I was never really excited about teaching Halloween. And when I started teaching at a Jewish preschool I didn't have to. Now that I teach my very own class of lovely kindergartners, each year I have been getting excited about the upcoming spooky day. Well in my school, unfortunately (but not all sad) we will be celebrating PINK OUT! Which is our version of a day dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness. No mention of Halloween or even dressing up like our favorite book characters, nope, just to wear pink on October 31st.

 So you can imagine many teachers who LOVE Halloween are having a difficult time getting in the spirit of PINK OUT! Day at school. Well, I on the other hand am determined to fit Halloween or the study of all those things surrounding it, into my classroom this week. My class and I touched a bit on bats and used our five senses to explore pumpkins. This week my hope is to do some fun arts and crafts while still teaching those SOLs (or Common Core to the modern world). I have updated my Halloween Pokee Pins for those who have already downloaded, just go re-download for a few extras.

I even created a new product: Jack-o-Lantern Letter Puzzles!

I will send 1 set of puzzles to one of my LUCKY followers. All you need to do is tell me one activity you enjoy doing/teaching your students during the Fall Harvest/Halloween season AND leave your email address. I will pick someone TOMORROW NIGHT (Oct. 28th)! If you share this on Facebook or Pin It, you can leave another comment with email letting me know what you did.:) 

If you are not the lucky winner, never fear! These puzzles are discounted for $1 until October 31st!! After that they will be $2.50! So grab them and use them this week! :) And if you are looking for other Halloween-themed products, check out my Halloween Math. And don't forget Halloween Pokee Pins which my kids absolutely love pokee pins already and they will love to use the Halloween-themed ones too.