Sunday, May 27, 2012

Back-to-School

Yes, I realize that it's Memorial Day weekend, and I'm not even out for summer, and yes, just earlier this week I was PRAYING for the summer to get here.  It's amazing what a workout and a long, relaxing--nothing planned weekend can do for you.

Today my husband and I took our kids hiking and geocaching.  It was 94 degrees out---shoulda spent it swimming--but got in a pretty good walk. Then of course, I had to Pinercise.  I've mentioned this before----but in case you missed it:

I can clear my head, and think about back to school things. I am actually excited all over again.  I think Connor (my son) may end up being in my room this year!!  I am looking forward to that!  He used to be so fond (and still is) of the Whack-A-Mole games.  The one that looks like this:

and he also likes the card game that looks like this:

The games above are my inspiration for the Whack-A-Mole games I'm working on.  I posted the Whack-A-Word earlier this week in TpT. You can click the image below to see it. (It's currently on sale--as are all other items in my store--for the Top Teachers Memorial Day SALEabration)


But, as I said, I've got back to school on my brain---so I had to make a Whack-a-Rhyme for next year! :)


You can click the picture above to grab your FREE copy at TpT!  Save it back for next year.  I really think your kids will like it.  I know my kindergartner likes it now! :) 

7 comments:

  1. I love that you pin while exercising! That is cracking me up!

    Mary
    Sharing Kindergarten

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  2. I always try and read on the treadmill and that never seems to work that long (and my book gets all sweaty). Pinning is downright brilliant. The Whack-A-Mole packs are great. Anything with the word "whack" is right up my kiddos' alley! I am following you!

    Kelley Dolling
    Teacher Idea Factory

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  3. Thanks for sharing this game!! I couldn't imagine teaching my own child (if I had one)... that seems like a very brave thing to do!

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  4. Thanks for sharing! We always struggle with rhyming words so i'm excited to have a new tool in my bag of tricks.

    Pinercise! I love it! I might try this, but since I run on the treadmill, I don't know how it will work. However, I was on a run in the neighborhood recently and saw a man walking his large dog and holding his IPad up and reading from it! Seriously...

    I'm your newest follower! And I hope you'll check out my new blog!

    Greg
    kindergartensmorgasboard.blogspot.com

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  5. Great ideas! Love the game, thank you! I'm a new follower!

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