Saturday, February 16, 2013

Who Wants to WIN???? President's Day and A little Pete the Cat from Leilani's Guest Blog

I love a great give away....simply follow this blog, follow Leilani's TPT store and leave a comment. We will  then randomly select 3 winners and the PRESIDENT GAME AND PETE RETELLING BRACELET WILL BE YOURS! ALL YOURS!!!!

 Hi! I am Leilani and I have gotten the pleasure to work with Kelly and attend her S.H.A.R.E. (Staff Have Awesome Resources for Each Other)  class. Kelly and Karen Stamp recently hosted a class at the beginning of the month. The theme of the class was to create a "fun" educational game using any type of lids. It was AMAZING!! It was wonderful to hang out with a bunch of creative teachers who are willing to go the extra miles to help their students learn in ways that they will enjoy over and over. Who would of thought that you could create so many educational games using a simple lid of any kind. We left our exchange with 18 new games made from lids....and many of them will be posted here in the next few weeks...so make sure you check back!

    I love making teaching fun for educators and learning fun for students  The game that I created was a George Washington and Abraham Lincoln lid game.  This is what the game board looks like. I put one of five facts about each president in each star. 



This is what it looks like. (sorry it's sideways)
  The game pieces are simple. I just made circle little Lincolns and Washington's. I laminated mine, cut them out, and hot glued them on water bottle lids.

  
The object of the game is to match the President with their fact. (example: "Father of our Country" George Washington) Ta-da..see how simple this is to make. The possibilities are endless!!
   
 I also have a Teachers Pay Teachers store and have posted this game on it. Feel free to come and visit. Not only do I have this game but I have also made story retelling bracelets. My recent story retelling bracelet is Pete the Cat I love my White Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin. Here is a peek at my Pete the Cat Story bracelet.:





     I wanted a cute and fun way for the kids to retell the stories we read in class so I created these. I also have done other stories. If are you interested please feel free to drop by my Teachers Pay Teachers storehttp://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Browse/Search:leilani+sayasithsena
   
Well, I hope you enjoyed my post. I'd like to thank Kelly for letting me be a guest on her blog. 
Remember, teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning. Have a wonderful day!


 

8 comments:

  1. Wow! Great game! Love the use of the lids! I follow this blog and a follower of Leilani's store!

    rachelmd93@gmail.com

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  2. hi, i'm following this blog and store. vhair61215@gmail.com

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  3. I have completed all three. Thanks for the opportunity.
    Yvonnee/kidzreadingteach
    Yvonneeyrg@gmail.com

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  4. Your Blogger is very good. I am very interested for this. Friendship and Lovesite I like very much

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  5. What a great use of lids! I hope I win the game :)

    Jen
    jeneratorj@gmail.com

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  6. Love the game! So cute! and the retelling bracelet is adorable!
    Cheryl
    crayonsandcurls(at)gmail(dot)com
    Crayons and Curls

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  7. I did both requests. The retelling bracelets and game look wonderful! I hope I win!dbednarsk@yahoo.com

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  8. I love the game...hoping to win! I followed her TPT store and followed this blog! Thanks for the chance to win!

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