Addition, Back to School, comprehension, fluency, Fun Stuff, Resources, Sale, Special Education, Summer, Teachers pay Teachers

Would You Like Some Special Education Dollar Deals?

So I’ve teamed up with some other special education bloggers to bring you something really fun and special.  Announcing Special Education Dollar Deals, AKA, SPED Dollar Deals.  To get in on the fun and super savings you’ll need to search #speddollardeals on Teachers Pay Teachers website to find all the goodies.  You’ll be saving 70-80% off the regular prices!  SPED  Dollar Deals is offered TODAY, Wednesday, July 7 only!

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So don’t delay!  I have not one, not two, but three dollar deals in my TpT store.  They are…


Regularly priced at $5.00 and yours for just $1.00 today only!

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Regularly priced at $4.00 and yours today for a buck!


Regularly priced at $6.00 and yours for just $1.00?  Yes, its true.

Get ’em while you can.  😉

“So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people to do in this world than to eat, drink and enjoy life.  That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them.”

(Ecclesiastes 8:15)


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Addition, Fun Stuff, Reflection, September

My Baby Girl Is Here! {*SALE!*}

I wanted to share my girl, Calla Noelle arrived this past Wednesday, September 3 . We almost didn’t make it to the hospital! After speeding like crazy down the highway, we barely made it to the hospital room. There was no time for an epidural so she was an all natural baby. 7 lbs 7 oz and 20 1/2 inches. She has her mommy’s fair skin and her daddy’s big feet. She is beautiful and sweet as pie. God is so good. As a teacher, I try to treat each of my students like I would want someone to treat my own children, and WOW do I love her.

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So I decided to throw a sale in her honor.  🙂   Everything in my store is 20% off (except bundles which are already 20% off the original price!) for the next two days. Click on the picture for the link to my store.


 I posted ABC Alphabet Letter Sound Charts *FREEBIE* {Girly & Boy Versions} inspired by my 2 year old little boy and my new baby girl.  (I have the girl version framed and hanging in her nursery.) Click on the picture for the link to the *freebie* in my store.


 “He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the Lord!”

Psalm 113:9

Addition, Intervention, Math, Resources, Subtraction

S’more Addition and Subtraction Practice: Games & Worksheets for Intervention

Spring is finally here so I thought it would be fun to share a camping themed addition and subtraction packet.  Even if you are not a fan of camping, I’m pretty sure everyone loves s’mores.  This packet is aligned to several first grade common core standards for addition and subtraction. It is also aligned to some kindergarten and second grade standards. I will be using these materials for special education and for RTI math intervention, but they can also be used as supplements to curriculum in general education classrooms.  Click on the picture for the link to the item in my store!

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The packet contains flashcards for all single digit addition and subtraction problems (sums 0-18). You can use these flashcards for practice or for games like matching, sorting, etc. (You will need to print out extra copies of the “campfire” answer cards for games.)

There are 10 pages of story problem worksheets for numbers within 10. (5 are addition and 5 are subtraction). There are also 10 pages of story problem worksheets for numbers within 20. (5 are addition and 5 are subtraction). All the story problems are camping themed.

There is a template for adding 3 digits activity. Students roll a die 3 times and record each roll on the template, then add the numbers to find the sum.

There are 10 pages of “What’s Missing?” addition pages where students find the missing number in a given addition equation. There are also 10 pages of “What’s Missing?” subtraction pages where students find the missing number in a given subtraction equation.

There are 10 pages of “True or False?” addition pages where students decide if a given addition equation is true or false. There are also 10 pages of “True or False?” subtraction pages where students decide if a given subtraction equation is true or false.

There are 10 pages of addition speed drills (sums 0-18), and 10 pages of subtraction speed drills (differences 0-9). You can time students as they complete these worksheets to build their fluency.

There are 30 S’more Bingo templates (3×3). To win, students must get 3 answers in a row that build a s’more (1 marshmallow, 1 chocolate and 1 graham cracker.) You can adjust the game rules to meet your needs, e.g. students have to build 2 or 3 s’mores to win or winning spaces don’t have to build a s’more. You can use the flashcards (addition, subtraction or both) to call out equations for students to find the answers to on their bingo boards. There is also a blank bingo board (5×5) you can use and have students fill out.

Finally, there are 5 mixed review worksheets (addition and subtraction mixed) that you can use to assess students’ fluency on the facts within 10.

I hope you love this packet and that it really helps your students! Hopefully, they will be “happy campers!”  😉   If you like it, I really appreciate your feedback and follows. Thank you so much!

“For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.”

(Song of Solomon 2: 11-12)