The Weekly Linky: Close Reading

Oct 7, 2016 No comments

Featuring The Close Up! Bundle From Top Teaching Tasks

This Close Reading pack from Top Teaching Tasks includes four Grade Four and Grade Five informational texts (based on the Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease Readability Formula) with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your reading program, or as homework tasks. These link directly to many of the Common Core State Standards.

                      
                      


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The Weekly Linky: Classroom Management

Sep 30, 2016 1 comment

It's time for another classroom management link up! The Science Lab Safety/Classroom Management Bulletin Board and Lesson Plan from Kimberly Scott Science will keep your students safe and under control during science lab lessons! This product will work for 2nd-9th grade students!

ABOUT THIS PRODUCT:
This product helps teachers with cooperative group work and classroom management during lab activities. It contains unique group roles, bulletin board, and resources for teaching the students good lab skills. The best part is that it is based on how a real clinical lab works. It can be integrated with all science lessons and used the whole year!

   

   

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The Weekly LInky: Writing

Sep 23, 2016 No comments

Make writing fun and enjoyable for your students by having them write their masterpieces on theme inspired writing paper. This set includes 52 different designs and you have the choice of three line sizes: 1 inch, ¾ inch and ½ inch for each design! Students will love writing their final products on this fun paper and will be proud to show their efforts. They can even color the images afterwards! This product covers themes that may be taught during AUGUST, SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER.

This writing product is brought to you by a teacher who has been teaching for 25 years. She has taught PreK through 2nd grade.

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The Weekly Linky: SCIENCE

Sep 16, 2016 2 comments


Get your Pre-k to 2nd grade students into science with this super-fun Decomposition Lesson Plan Bundle from Homeschooling and Homesteading!


  • Lessons include a focus on the science of decomposition for early elementary grades
  • Games and activities explore composting and decomposition in depth
  • Detailed instructions on how to build a classroom worm composting bin included
  • Templates and resources for materials and additional information are included
  • Multiple disciplines such as math, language arts, and science are integrated into the lessons
  • Can be applied to homeschooling and classroom curriculums!

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This week I invite you to link up to 5 of your best Science related resources for Pre-k to 6th grade students! Please say, "thank you"for hosting by adding a link to this blog on any social media platform or on your own blog! 


The Weekly Linky: STEM

Sep 9, 2016 No comments

The Family STEM/STEAM Night All Inclusive Package from STEM TO STEAM TRIO has everything you need for a successful Family STEM Night! This product can be used in your classroom as well! Simply use each activity as a stand alone. You get 8 STEM/STEAM lessons! Try a FREE STEM Challenge HERE!


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This week I invite you to link up to 5 of your STEM themed products for PreK to 6th grade students! If you link up, please provide credit to your host (me!) in the form of a link back to this website on any social media platform of your choice. Thanks! Don't forget to check out any products of interest. 



The Weekly Linky: Fall

Sep 2, 2016 No comments

Enjoy writing about your favorite apple or anything else you can imagine on special, apple-lined paper! Why not have a tasting test to see which apple everyone likes best? You can record your findings on the graph worksheet and then answer the questions about the results on another worksheet. Art, writing and math all combined into one!

The Teacher Author of Little Ray of Sunshine has been teaching for 25 years and has taught PreK through Second Grade.

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APPLE CRAFTIVITY WITH WRITING AND GRAPHING



This week I invite you to link up to 5 of your Fall themed products for PreK to 6th grade students! If you link up, please provide credit to your host (me!) in the form of a link back to this website on any social media platform of your choice. Thanks! Don't forget to check out any products of interest. 


The Weekly Linky: Behavior Management

Aug 26, 2016 1 comment

Let's teach some problem solving! Are your students always coming up to you with problems, that aren't as large as they feel? Then this product is for YOU! This resource includes BIG Deal and little Deal Posters to discuss with student(s) to teach them the difference between BIG Deals and little Deals. As an activity, included are 40 BIG Deal and little Deal situation cards to use to help students further understand the concept of big vs. little issues with the intention students will learn decision making and problem solving skills. Enjoy! Updated on 6/20/16! 

DOWNLOAD "IS IT A BIG DEAL OR LITTLE DEAL?" HERE!



Link up to 5 of your behavior or classroom management products for pre-k to 6th grade students! If you link up, please provide credit as a link back to this website. You can leave the link on a blog or social media. 


The "MONTHLY" Linky! Back to School Extravaganza!

Jul 22, 2016 2 comments

This time we are going to do something a little different! If I haven't gone into labor by now, I will be soon! My second child is due on the 27th! Therefore, it will be a little difficult for me to plan, schedule, and post weekly linky parties this month! So we are going to have a month long linky party instead! This MONTH, I invite you to link up to 5 of your best resources that fall into any category! Link up the products you think will be useful as we head back into the classroom!

Here are some ideas:
Pre-k to 6th grade resources of any type in any subject area
Teacher Resources (planners, grade books, classroom newsletters etc...) 
Products for TPT Sellers (clipart, TPT seller planners etc...) 

After linking up, please provide credit by adding a clickable link back to this website (www.karibcamp.com) on a blog post, social media, or on your product page. Alternatively, you can visit the Linky Parties page and grab a button to add to your blog. 

Please Remember:
  • I require a link back to karibcamp.com if you add your link 
  • The link you add must be a direct link to your product or blog post. In other words, you cannot link directly to your shop or blog itself
  • Please take some time to view other's links that interest you. If it's a product link from their store, please consider following their store! They may just follow you back as well! If it's a blog post link, please leave a comment in the post for them. 
  • Please do not post a link that does not fit this weeks theme

Special Offer: 50% off The Magic School Bus!

Jul 15, 2016 No comments

I just found this special offer at Educents and wanted to share it with you guys! My kids LOVE The Magic School Bus and I've been wanting to get this science kit for them but it is a little on the pricey side. This weekend only, Educents has it 50% off - making it cheaper than Amazon! I've mapped out the basic details for you below.

SPECIAL OFFER: Through the end of the weekend you can receive 50% OFF a year’s subscription through Educents… and FREE shipping in the Continental United States! Ships to Canada for $2/month. This deal is amazing... just $10 per month, DELIVERED!

For children ages 5-12

Developed by a team of Harvard graduates, scientists, and educators, the award-winning Magic School Bus Science Kits are delivered monthly right to your doorstep. Children will explore science through experiments that will spark an interest and curiosity in science. Each kit includes a colorful manual based on The Magic School Bus characters, as well as everything you need to complete at least seven experiments related to that month’s theme.

What is included? 1 year subscription includes 12 Magic School Bus kits + FREE SHIPPING in the Continental USA (Ships to Canada for $2/month).

  Each kit includes:
  • Detailed, large 12-page colorful manual that is full of experiments and topic information
  • Each manual is based on the popular Magic School Bus books and TV series
  • Includes an adult section so that adults with no science background will find the kits easy to use
  • Materials and information necessary for a range of interactive experiments
  • Online Clubhouse for further exploration on each kit topic
  • Certificate of Completion
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The Weekly Linky: Lessons & Units


FEATURED UNIT:  I ❤︎ the Earth Unit (Grades 1-2) By 1st Grade Pandamania

This I Love the Earth Unit can be used through out the year when teaching students about Earth Day, endangered animals, living/non-living organisms, or about the earth in general! 

Teacher Author, Joyce Oberg created this unit with her son who has a degree in Evolutionary Biography. It comes with 30 posters and 30 trading cards that students can use to guide their endangered animal reports. 

You can download a free sample of the Endangered Animals Tab Book from this unit HERE and 
Download the I ❤︎ the Earth Unit HERE! Don't forget to leave feedback!

This week I invite you to link up to 5 of your best unit or lesson plans Prek to 6th grade students! Links are added in random order. After linking up, please provide credit by adding a clickable link back to this website (www.karibcamp.com) on a blog post, social media, or on your product page. Alternatively, you can visit the Linky Parties page and grab a button to add to your blog.

Please Remember:
  • I require a link back to karibcamp.com if you add your link 
  • The link you add must be a direct link to your product. In other words, you cannot link directly to your shop itself.
  • Please take some time to view other's links that interest you. If it's a product link from their store, please consider following their store! They may just follow you back as well! 
  • Please do not post a link that does not fit this weeks theme

Learn how to get a featured product here





The Votes Are In! My Favorite Free Product Contest Winners!

Jun 5, 2016 No comments
The votes are in for the, "My Favorite Free Product"  linky party and we have a tie!

Congratulations to Believe to Achieve by Anne Rozell and 1st Grade Pandamania! Your products BOTH received the same amount of votes putting you in a tie for first! Don't worry. There won't be any tie breakers here! You will both get a featured spot in separate July linky parties! I have sent an email to each of you individually explaining the details!


Multiplication Task Card Freebie
by Believe to Achieve by Anne Rozell
Endangered Animals Tab Book Freebie Sample
by 1st Grade Pandamania
     














Congratulations again and thank you all for your links and votes! I will personally be downloading each and every one of your products and leaving feedback for you over the coming weeks!
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Six Sticker Sets to Make Summer Learning Stick!

Jun 2, 2016 No comments
How do you make summer learning stick? With stickers! Get your kiddos interactively learning this summer with these six themed interactive sticker sets:

US Government

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As we look forward to 4th of July, now is a great time to learn about the US Government and honor our history. Your kiddos could also be learning about the presidential election process for the first time this year, and this is a useful primer for questions that may come up.

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May 27, 2016 No comments

The Weekly Linky: My Favorite FREE Product Contest!


This week I invite you to link-up your very best or most favorite FREE product. The product can be from your Teachers Pay Teachers store or exclusive to your blog. Doesn't matter! Please make sure you link-up one, and only one product, however. This time, we are downloading, leaving feedback and voting on each other's products! You will come back June 1-3 to cast your vote for your favorite product(s). Here is the best part, not only will we get downloads, feedback and possibly new followers but the winner (the product with the most votes at the end of this linky party) will be featured on one of next month's Weekly Linkies! Not only will the winning product and author receive top billing, they will also receive a button for their blog shown here to the left! You'll want to sign up for my email updates so you'll know if you are the winner! An email will go out on June 4th with the announcement. This is the only way to find out if you have won (I don't want to hog up the question area of your TPT stores or use them for any other reason than they were intended) so please, CLICK HERE and enter your email address to subscribe! The winner will also be announced on this website in another post. 
This link-up offers a ton of opportunities to get more traffic to our stores and blogs as well as helping us gain more feedback and possible followers. To ensure we are getting the most out of this link-up and to keep things fair, please review the rules of our linky parties here.

It's The Little Things . . .

May 19, 2016 No comments

Personal and thoughtful gifts are are so much better than commercialized items, don't you think? I am completely in love with my new tote bag I was surprised with today - created by some totally awesome first graders! 

I'd love to read about what meaningful gifts your students have given you this year! Share them in the comments! 

Sight Word Scavenger Hunt FREEBIE for Pre-k to 3rd Grade!


Here's a fun freebie that is perfect to encourage reading this summer! As your kids read through a book, have them look for the (Dolch) sight words on their scavenger hunt worksheet! If they find the word they can color in the box. This free download comes with all 5 leveled worksheets ranging from pre-k to 3rd grade!

41 Educational Activities to Prevent Summer Boredom (+ Free Downloads!)

May 13, 2016

Summer vacation is right around the corner. Time for some fun in the sun! While your kids are on summer break, keep them busy with these fun and educational activities to prevent summer boredom! Activities are suitable for kindergarten through second grade.
  1. Slice a pool noodle into different shapes and use toothpicks to make a pool noodle structure! 
  2. Make your own bubble solution and experiment with different types of wands
  3. Read, The Paper Crane by Molly Bang and learn how to make an origami crane at

Kickoff To Summer Giveaway: Get A $25 Gift Card Of Your Choice!

Apr 24, 2016

Okay, so I'm excited for summer! How about you? Summer break is almost here and I just can't contain myself! Not only is vacation time coming but my little bun in the oven is coming in July! I'm feeling fantastic so I figured it's time to do something to show my appreciation to all my followers!

Starting NOW, you have a chance to win a $25 gift card of your choice to Teachers Pay Teachers, Amazon, Lakeshore or Starbucks!

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Classroom Behavior Management: 12 Common Mistakes and What to do Instead

Mar 8, 2016


One of our primary responsibilities as teachers is to help our students learn. It is difficult for learning to take place in a chaotic environment. We are challenged daily to maintain a positive and productive classroom. On any given day, this can be a challenge. In our attempts to face this challenge, we find ourselves making some common classroom behavior management mistakes.

Here is a list of common classroom behavior management mistakes we make and how we can fix them.

Spring Subtraction FREEBIE!

Mar 3, 2016


Have students practice their subtraction skills with this spring themed worksheet. Students will solve the subtraction problems. Then they will match the letter from each answer to find the hidden message at the bottom of the page.

March Themed Skip Counting Practice

Mar 1, 2016
Here's a fun, March themed skip counting worksheet. Have your students count by 5 to 100 and fill in the missing numbers along the way.