Look at some new additions to my room and a Giveaway



Last night we had Open House. One of my little guy's tween sister told me she "LOVED" my room decor! Compliment? I'll take it.



My two sidekicks (Nash and Emmie) and I spent some time crafting at school on Saturday. I completed my Math Work Stations board in my classroom color scheme of course.



We tried full out Math Work Stations today, and it was a hit! The best part- my kids worked hard, not me. I actually almost stuck my head through the awful orange curtain to my teaching partner to have her come see, but I figured she might have been teaching or something.


What inspired this one last kick for my room decor was an amazing banner that I found on etsy.


I was in LOVE! I emailed Belinda (The Oh-So-Crafty lady that runs this shop) and explained to her that my classroom had a jungle theme and asked if she could help me get the banner of my dreams?? Well, not only did she try and interpret my not-very-clear instructions, but she came to my blog and looked at pictures of my room! Come on,you don't get better customer service then that!!!!
My students and I both love it!



It hangs above my guided reading table and inspired me to cover that book shelf and add the purple, black, and white boxes.

Find me Here!!


Here is a close-up!


I was so happy with my banner that I emailed Belinda and asked if she would be willing to help me with a giveaway and she said YES! Wahoo! She is offering one CUSTOMIZED banner to one of my followers. How great is that?!?!

So here is how you enter (make sure to leave a separate comment for each entry):

1. Add Belinda's Etsy shop HERE!

2. Blog about this giveaway
3. Become a follower of my blog or tell me that you already are
4. Add my blog to your sidebar

This giveaway will end on Sunday at 10:00 p.m.. Good Luck!

Katie

p.s. Did you notice the borders on my pictures... HERE is how I learned how to do that!



107 comments:

  1. I added the Meadow Brook's Etsy shop to my favs!!

    Lisa
    fsuteach81@yahoo.com

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  2. I already follow your blog!!!

    Lisa
    fsuteach81@yahoo.com

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  3. I've added your blog to my sidebar oh and my last comment should say I already follow you hehe :)


    Journey of a Substitute Teacher

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  4. I already follow you

    tiffanycbritt@Hotmail.com

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  5. I added Meadow's Brook to my favorite on etsy (tiffanycbritt@Hotmail.com)

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  6. I added Meadow Brook's ETSY shop to my favorites.

    Swimming into Second

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  7. I follow your blog!

    arcrow(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  8. So very cute! I would love this personal touch in my classroom.
    www.learningwithmrsparker.blogspot.com

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  9. I favorited (is that a word?) Meadowbrook!

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  10. Just found your blog and am loving it!! I blogged about your post, added you to my sidebar and picked up a new fav on Etsy (I just love that website!) Thanks!!

    Laura
    www.tattlingtotheteacher.blogspot.com

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  11. Guess I should have paid attention to directions.. here is another post telling you I faved Meadow's Brook on Etsy

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  12. Check out your button on my sidebar at www.tattlingtotheteacher.blogspot.com

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  13. Here is where I posted about your fab giveaway: http://tattlingtotheteacher.blogspot.com/2011/08/just-found-this-new-great-blog.html

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  14. I already follow your blog! Love the banner. ~Amanda @ The Teaching Thief

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  15. Oh! I love that banner! Gotcha on my blogroll already girl!!
    Christie :)
    First Grade Fever

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  16. I follow your blog!

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  17. I blogged about your giveaway!

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

    http://busyinkindergarten.blogspot.com/2011/08/giveaways-to-enter.html

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  18. I added your blog to my sidebar.

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  19. I added Belinda's etsy shop to my favorites!

    kellybrown28021@gmail.com

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  20. I am already one of your followers! :)


    Elisabeth
    www.missdelk.blogspot.com

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  21. You were already on my side bar! :)


    Elisabeth
    www.missdelk.blogspot.com`3

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  22. I follow your blog! And I love the new banner!

    Amanda
    Frolicking Through First

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  23. I'm a follower of your blog!

    mrsfawley@gmail.com

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  24. I added the Meadow Brook's Etsy shop!
    Lindsey
    lwhyte1980@gmail.com
    Whyte Water

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  25. I added Meadow's Brook to my favourties

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  26. I blogged about your giveaway at:

    http://msmcnulty.blogspot.com/

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  27. I grabbed your super cute button!

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  28. I'm following you too! Love your Jungle theme! I've had a jungle theme for 5 years now and love it!! A banner would be a great addition to my room!
    Lindsey
    lwhyte1980@gmail.com
    Whyte Water

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  29. Your blog's already on my sidebar :)

    ❀Barbara❀
    Grade ONEderful

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  30. I added Belinda's Etsy shop Meadow's Brook to my favorites! :)
    Cheryl
    Crayons and Curls

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  31. I added Meadow's Brook to my favorite Etsy shops!


    Jennifer @ Herding Kats In Kindergarten

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  32. I already follow you.

    Nicole @ primaryteachingresources.blogspot.com

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  33. I added her shop to my favorites! Her banners are SUPER cute; I love them!!

    Marvelous Multiagers!

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  34. I am a follower! How CUTE is this!!??

    http://fromkindergartenwithlove.blogspot.com/

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  35. I am a follower of your blog! Thanks for the chance to win an adorable banner!
    Krissy
    Mrs.Miner’s Monkey Business

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  36. I'm a follower of your blog! love it!!
    jessie.s.clark@gmail.com

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  37. I added your blog.
    abbyjohnston28@gmail.com

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  38. I added her to my etsy faves!
    abbyjohnston28@gmail.com

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  39. Just became a follower

    Mary
    Frontier2ndgrade@att.net

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  40. I added her Etsy shop to my favorite! So cute!

    Sarah
    Kindergarten Korner

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  41. SUPER CUTE giveaway!! LOVE IT!! I added her Etsy shop to my favorites.

    ❤Mrs. McKown
    Little Literacy Learners

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  42. I added your button to my blog and added the shop to my faves on Etsy. Thank you - so exciting!!

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  43. I blogged about your giveaway.

    http://firsttimeinfifthgrade.blogspot.com/2011/09/giveaway-over-at-queen-of-first-grade.html

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  44. I added Belinda's Etsy shop to my favorites :)

    Mary
    Adventures in Kindergarten

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  45. I added Belinda's Etsy as a fav =)

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  46. I am a follower. Love your blog! =)

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  47. I added Belinda's shop to my favorites.
    nerakg1974@gmail.com

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  48. I follow your blog. Love the banners, too cute!

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  49. I added MeadowsBrook Etsy store to my favorites

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  50. I blogged about your giveaway here:
    http://adventures-in-kindergarten.blogspot.com/2011/09/two-great-giveaways.html

    Thank you!
    Mary

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  51. I follow with GFC
    MsAmyMc{at}gmail{dot}com

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  52. I already follow your blog!!
    http://fantabulous4thgrade.blogspot.com/

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  53. I also added Belinda's ETSY shop to my favorites.

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  54. I am following Belinda's blog too!

    Laura
    tattlingtotheteacher.blogspot.com

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  55. I am following Belinda's new blog! Thanks for the extra entry! :)
    Cheryl
    Crayons and Curls

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  56. I am now following Belinda's blog. PS I have been following yours for quite some time which is what I mean when I said I love your blog. Wasn't sure if you caught that so I thought I'd make it perfectly clear. :)
    Kristin
    A Teeny Tiny Teacher

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  57. I'm following Belinda's blog! COOL stuff!
    Christie :)
    First Grade Fever

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  58. Hey! I just blogged about your awesome giveaway! Got my fingers crossed-I absolutely LOVE this banner!!!
    Christie :)
    First Grade Fever

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  59. I'm using all my chances...thanks for giving us an "extra" entry!
    Christie :)
    First Grade Fever

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  60. I follow Belinda's blog!

    arcrow(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  61. I added Meadow's Brook as a favourite! I also LOVE your blog, and all my Canadian friends do too! I don't have a blog but I LOVE yours! Thanks for the great inspiration!

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  62. Your blog is on my sidebar...love it!!!

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  63. I am also a follower of your blo!!!

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  64. I am also following Belinda's blog...love her banners...so cute!!!

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  65. I am now following Belinda's blog too, the Fall banner is just adorable! I am hoping some of her craftiness will rub off on me as I read her blog now!

    Jennifer @ Herding Kats In Kindergarten

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  66. I follow your Blog and you banners are sooooo cute!!!!

    D Melo

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  67. I ordered one of etsy too! It ships monday! hooray!

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