Saturday, April 14, 2012

Sales, Giveaways and a Tour!

I'm on my way to sunny Florida as you read this because I'm finally on break!  Since I am so excited to be on vacation, I thought I'd pass some happiness your way too!  Here's what is in store for this week:

1. Tour of my classroom
2. Giveaways with each post 
3. A {TpT} and {TN} sale!  

While I'm away, I thought I'd share different parts of my classroom with you.  I started blogging right after school started in the fall and didn't get a chance to share my room with all of you.  I will probably change it again before next year (I love to re-arrange!) so here are some pictures (and explanations) of how it looks now.

This is what you see when you walk in:

To your left...

And to your right...

This is a view looking towards the door...

And here is the back wall...

Yes, I have a HUGE classroom and I don't ever take that for granted!  Some of the upper grades in my school have much smaller rooms (and more kids).

I have a very open floor-plan this year because I have a kiddo who uses a wheelchair/crutches/walker.  I need there to be enough space for her to move about independently in the room.

I'm working on adding color to my room.  I like things to be bright and welcoming!  I also can't function if there is a mess, so my room is neat, neat, neat!  I've even trained my kids to be as obsessive compulsive and organized as me!

Speaking of's giveaway is My Blogging Calendar!  I created this to help me organize my blog posts and TpT/TN sales.  There's just so much to do and I always forgot when I get to my computer!

All you have to do to enter, is leave a comment.  Tell me anything!  The winner will be chosen when I return from vacation.

Come back soon to learn more about my classroom and to enter to win another giveaway!


  1. Ahh! Your room is SUPER cute and SO big. I love it! Have fun on your vacation!

    -Ms. Smith

  2. This calendar looks like exactly what I need to get organized!! My goal for the summer is to get blogging more & possibly open up a TpT shop. :)


  3. Wow! Love your room!


  4. I love seeing how others set up their classrooms! I cannot believe how gigantic your room is- every teachers dream ;)!
    Thanks for sharing!

    The Second Grade Superkids

  5. Love your room!! It is so cute and so big! Your blogging calendar looks like the perfect way to organize my blogging!! Have fun in Florida!!

    The First Grade Dream

  6. Your room looks very functional and FUN! I am commenting from Florida. My spring break is ending tomorrow. Boo hoo! But, the bright side...only 6 more Mondays!! Enjoy your time in Florida.

  7. Such a great organizational tool!

    Sparkles , Smiles, and Student Teaching

  8. We must be similar! I teach my kiddos to be just as organized and obsessive compulsive as I am too! :)

    Krazy About Kiddos

  9. I love the organization and openness of your classroom! ( I can't teach without everything in its place in my room as well) Have fun in Florida. The blog planner looks wonderful!


  10. Wow, your room is HUGE in comparison to mine. I'm so jealous :) Have a great time in Florida. I'm pretty jealous of that, too.


    Fun in Room 4B

  11. What part of Florida are you headed to? Glad you're on break this week and not 2 weeks ago whe we headed down. Traffic was HORRENDOUS...a 6 1/2 hr trip took over 10 hours going and coming. Hopefully, there won't be much traffic for you.

    Love your big room!

  12. Love your room! You are just now on break? We had ours the first week in March. I'm in Florida. Nice weather right now! Be sure to enter my 10 day Ultimate Giveaway.
    Happy Break!

  13. What a cool idea!


  14. Your room looks great!! I wish I had that much room! I love the open-ness!

    An Education Lasts a Lifetime

  15. I love your room!!!
    ❤ Sandra
    Sweet Times in First

  16. Your room is huge and fantastic! I hope you are having a wonderful, relaxing vacation! :o)

  17. What a spacious room! Lucky you!! :) I like your set up too.

    Live Laugh and Love to Learn

  18. OMG I totally need your blog planner. You are very organized. I love how your classroom looks. I would never be able to post pictures of my own classroom.

  19. I keep a list of blog ideas on Google Docs. So helpful for whichever computer I happen to post from :)

    Luckeyfrog's Lilypad

  20. Love the organization!

    First Grade Delight


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