Monday, 4 May 2015

Some Simple Tips for the Thank-You Sale

Hi, it's Teachers Appreciation Week again! Thank you for being a teacher! These are my handy-dandy sale tips to help you to navigate the TpT sale easily (it runs May 5th-6th):

★ Browse your favorite stores early so that your wish-list will be a no-brainer when you're ready to shop.

★ Leave feedback on what you already bought to get extra credits that you can use for the sale.

★ Check your TpT mailbox for the latest news from your favorite shops.

★ Visit the TpT fan page on Facebook for important announcements from TpT.

★ Use the TpT search tool to find resources you need; narrow your search by grade, resource type, and price.

★ Read all product descriptions carefully, view the previews, and you can also read the ratings to get a clear idea of what you are buying.

★ Do your shopping at off-peak hours (early in the morning or very late at night) to avoid site congestion.

★ Do not forget to enter the promo-code upon cash-out!

I'm having everything at Nyla's Crafty Teaching on sale for you. Get 20% off plus an additional 10% with the promo code: ThankYou

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I have great news for those of you who bought the resources below, they have been recently updated so please re-download the newer versions. 

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Have a wonderful week!

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

My Easter Break Plans

No, I don't mean lesson plans. But I am just so tired that I plan to do nothing for a few days now that my Easter break will be starting from Monday. I was finished with the report books today. Yay! I'll be giving them out on Friday. I am not sure about getting everything on my Easter vacation list done but here it is:

1. Rest and rejuvenation. Going to the beach.

2. Finding a new hairstyle. Any ideas?

3. Remove a wisdom tooth (surgically, Ahh!). I know I'm an adult but I'm afraid to go to the dentist (don't tell my students). I keep putting this off. Let's hope I don't chicken out this time.

4. Listen to books 5 and 6 of the Outlander series. I think I can do that in two weeks... I have always been a book worm but now I only use Audible. What is Outlander? My #1 way to unwind. If you are curious about Audible, I highly recommend it. Check out this link: Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks

5. Exercise! I badly need it. I like Zumba and aerobics. I just usually cannot find the time to fit them into my schedule. 

6. Re-organize my clutter spaces (which is... everywhere).

7. Get buzy (during the second week). I have lots to do. So I'm giving myself just the first week to relax and the second week to do stuff because there's always work to be done.

So there it is. It may not be spectacular but I sure can't wait for the break!

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Free Pi Day Activity - Proving Circumference

Pi Day Activities

Happy Pi Day! I made this free set for you to try out as a Pi Day activity. You students will be comparing the length of a circle’s diameter to its circumference (which will lead to the discovery of Pi and the circumference formula). It might sound complex but this activity makes it easier to these concepts because it allows for a concrete understanding if diameter, Pi and circumference. It is created for two different sizes of circles; for the 7cm diameter circle and for the 14cm diameter circle. All dimensions are in cm (metric) units. It also contains posters which show the many different ways of representing Pi. It's a free download that you can access right here from my Teachers pay Teachers collection.

Proving Circumference


Thursday, 26 February 2015

Free CH Word Wheel with foldable worksheet

Free CH Word Wheel with foldable worksheet. I made this one free for you try try it out. It is all about the simple CH blend words. It is created exactly like my other word wheels in this series.  I really hope that your students will enjoy using them. Your students can use the foldables to read and trace the CH digraph words and color the matching CH pictures.


You may also be interested in my word wheels and phonics foldables for Silent eWH BlendL BlendsR BlendsTH BlendsSH BlendsWH Blends, and Long i words with i-e, igh, y and ie.


Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Teacher are Heroes - Site Wide Sale!

Let's blast off to TpT for the huge site-wide sale today! Please drop by to check out my latest creations and of course, they are all on sale - get 20% off and use the promo code HEROES to get an extra 10% off what's in your cart. *Update* The sale has been extended for one more day - today Thursday!

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Get a free $10.00 coupon from Educents - Just Join!

Hi, I'm just popping in to tell you this urgent steal of a deal. What if I told you that you could get $10.00 in free Educents credit? All you have to do is join Educents and they'll give you a ten dollar coupon that you can use for any Educents purchase. Why not sign up and see what they have that you might already be looking for at a walk-in teacher store? I love having the option of online shopping. Your coupon will be valid for 6 months. Just click here to sign up!

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As a Caribbean primary school teacher, I share my unique classroom with the world through this blog. Readers step into my class through the pictures, articles and classroom samples of games and lessons used in my class. I have been teaching since 2005 at the std. 4 primary level in Trinidad and Tobago. I am particularly interested in sharing my own personal lesson plans, tests and activities. Teachers need to share ideas and support each other because in doing so, we help to educate our students and develop ourselves as teachers. Technology is ever evolving and we as teachers should get on board with it, collaborate and keep up to date with this new age that we live in. Our students belong to this technological era and we must embrace opportunities to learn from each other in this global community. I also love to express my creativity in the classroom. I am a bit of a craftster . So I'm always cutting, gluing or making something... a game, a chart, a learning center, etc. So, teachers and parents, feel free to stop by and see what's new at Nyla's Crafty Teaching!