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Round Rock, Texas, United States
I am a wife, a mother to 2 boys, and a Christian Kindergarten Teacher. Besides spending time with my family, I enjoy sewing, scrapbooking, quilting and creating innovative, hands on lessons for my students.

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Why teach Pre-K?

Because, I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Phillipians 4:13

Because, I love it and am called to it!

For my children and my husband!

Because I am me!

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The End is Here! Recapping 2011-2012

There was good and there was bad, there was fun and there were tears, but all in all I will miss another class of special children and their families. With 14 four year olds this was a busy year, I know many of you have many more students and I applaud you for what you do everyday! I will miss the hugs and smiles, the innocent questions and the puzzled looks. But I will remember fondly the lightbulb moments, the growth and the laughter. I will relish the friendships that grew with a little direction and the developmental milestones I was blessed to have seen. 2011-2012 was my seventh year teaching Pre-K at Round Rock Christian Academy in Round Rock ,Tx and I look forward to many more years of Pre-Kers! Have a wonderful summer you awesome teachers!!!!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Memorial Day SALE!

This weekend I am having a three day sale in support of Memorial Day and in celebration of the last weeks of school around the country! Please visit my TpT store and enjoy the 10% savings from Saturday to Monday! Use the link below to go directly to my store!

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Cropingchristine

End of the year scavenger hunt is a hit!

I designed a scavenger hunt for my third grader that gave his class a chance to learn a few things about 4th grade and a fun end of the year activity. His class went around in groups today and had such a blast. Finding each place, stamping their passport, writing down an objective for the next grade and then coming back to draw a map and write a paragraph about what they want to learn nest year. Tomorrow they will finish with one more clue which leads them to their new teachers classrooms and has a treasure box filled with a candy treat for them. I was so excited that it went so well! Here are some pics and a link to the files on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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I have created a passport/scavenger hunt for children moving to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. The objectives are all taken from the Texas TEaks and are common core aligned. Below are links to each different passport, there is also a blank passport if you would like to use your own clues and objectives. The preview file contains the entire passport for you to view ahead of time, Enjoy!






Sunday, May 20, 2012

Giveaway winner is Connie Jeppesin at Creating Kinders!

Hello Followers, So the business of this week has me spinning in circles, enough so that I totally forgot to post the winner of this month's giveaway. The winner of my Under-the-Sea-Ocean-Themed-Math-and-Literacy-Unit is Connie Jeppesin over at Creating Kinders. Congratulations Connie!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Monthly giveaway: Under The Sea Ocean themed math and literacy unit up for grabs!!!!

     Tomorrow is the big day! I will be giving away another free unit to one of my lucky members! I have decided to change the unit to my new Under-the-Sea-Ocean-Themed-Math-and-Literacy-Unit (you can preview this 132 page unit by clicking on the link)
     Not only does it fit well with the end of the year but I am so proud of how it turned out that I just have to share it!
     Thank you for being fantastic teachers, spread the word about my monthly giveaway and my 100th member giveaway where EVERYONE will recieve a free unit!