Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Giveaway and Shopping Linky Party

Kristen over on her blog, Ladybug's Teacher Files is having a fun Linky Party. You can head on over and check out what everyone else is buying up this summer.
Who doesn't like to shop? My hubby just said to me the other day that he'd rather I be IN school than OUT because I shop too much in the summer!
Here are some of my summer purchases:


My laminator which I can't believe I've taught this long without it. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!



Laminator pouches which I found on Amazon. They are 3 mil which is PERFECT and cheaper than the 5 mil.
These are my clear spinners. I had a few but I use them A LOT. So I bought a few more.
EXPEDIT Shelving unit IKEA Finished on all sides. Can also be used as a room divider.
These cool book shelves from Ikea. I'm turning them side ways and putting all my books in them.
EXPEDIT Insert with 2 drawers IKEA The insert is also finished on the back. Looks good from both directions in a room divider.BRANĂ„S Basket IKEA This basket is suitable for storing your newspapers, magazines, photos or other memorabilia.
There are really cute drawers, cupboards, and baskets that you can insert into the squares to hold all kinds of things besides books. Now I've just got to  get the hubby to put them together.
Vowel Teaching Tubs
I'm waiting for my Lakeshore Vowel Tubs to come in the mail any day now. My team told me about these and I can't wait to use them!
And of course BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS! Here are a FEW of my favorites.






You'll want to check out the big Summertime GIVEAWAY on Beth Ann's blog.
There are LOTS of cool prizes! Whoa, is that my blog button I see on there? Yeah baby! I'm participating too. You could win 2 of my latest packets! But April, Sara, Lisa, Tanja, Tonya, Talbott, and Beth Ann have fantastic prizes to giveaway too! Be sure to check it out. You have until the 4th of July to enter. Good Luck!


5 comments:

Mrs. Anderson said...

Wow! You have been shopping!! I love the Ikea bookshelf. I've been looking at their site for a while & trying to decide which shelf to buy. I like your idea of turning it on its side and storing your books that way. I always spend WAY too much money on school stuff over the summer, too.
Connie:)
www.welcometofirstgraderoom5.blogspot.com

Dee said...

Oh! I love the shelves from IKEA. Nice size and perfect for turning on its side. I bought some shelves from the Christmas Tree Store last summer and have them on their sides, but they are not as nice as the IKEA.

Dee

First Impressions

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Heidi
My (Not So) Elementary Life
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Jennifer Tilton said...

I am excited to be following your blog!
Jennifer
kindertrips

Jackie said...

Would love to know more about the lakeshore vowel tubs. Love your site:) Thanks, Jackie
jackie@acsnet.com