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July 30, 2015

Turing Your Beliefs Into Actions!

Teaching Beliefs
After lots of contemplating our beliefs and trying to put them into words~
We went to see Ron Clark and he reaffirmed so many beliefs we already have!
He is an AMAZING speaker, if you ever get a chance to attend one of his presentations or go to his academy, we highly recommend it!

Here we are with Ron Clark!
Ron Clark

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We have so many beliefs but here are just a few of our beliefs:
Planet Happy Smiles Our Beliefs

Please continue to hop through & hopefully become inspired by others.

Click on Tricia's button to hop to the next spot:
Happy Hopping!
Karen and Alison
Planet Happy Smiles

Texas Size Link-Up ~ Organization Tips and Ideas!

Texas Size Link-Up
Howdy y'all! I'm truly excited as this is our very 1st TEXAS SIZE LINK- UP! The Little Ladybug Shop and I wanted to reach as many teachers as possible through this link-up! Our goal is to host this link-up on the very last Friday of every month! We will be discussing #Tips, #Organization, or #Ideas to help teachers be successful in the classroom! The great thing is we will each be discussing a popular item we want to share and each of us will giving one away on our blog Rafflecopter. So make sure you head to each blogger's link up to enter in each Rafflecopter!!! 
There are so many wonderful items!!!

We are so glad you stopped by to see our organizational tips today and enter our Raffelcopter!
Best of luck to you!

Our focus for this post is ... Birthday Celebrations!
No matter how small or how BIG you want to make them it means more than you know to the kids!

Here is a picture of my baby celebrating her birthday in Kindergarten!
Look how happy she is! She can still recall her birthday in kindergarten.
Alison made her day extra special because she had it all planned and organized!
Planet Happy Smiles Birthday

This month I am focusing on how I organize my birthdays for the entire year! This item has so many options for celebrating birthdays!

This Class Birthday Bundle will save you time, money, make your students birthdays AMAZING, and your birthday bulletin board ROCK!
100 pages of FUN!
Texas Size Link-Up

You must have PowerPoint to be able to open the editable files.
You must also be able to open PDF files.
What's Included:
*Ideas to get your Birthday Celebrations up and running!
*Color and Black and white birthday book versions!
*Class journal materials
*Color Certificates
*Badges/GiftTags/Pencil Toppers
*Birthday Hats
*Bulletin Board Materials
*Labels for your book basket
*Birthday Bracelets!
*Materials to graph your class birthdays

Planet Happy Smiles Birthday Bundle
One of the ways we organize our pages for each child's birthday is by printing them all ahead of time and placing them in file folders in the order they will take place.  That way they are ready to just grab and go!  We also put together all of the children's treat bags before school starts.  This saves us from scrambling around on their birthday.
Planet Happy Smiles Birthday Bundle
We have collected numerous books over the years about birthdays.  We allow the birthday child to choose the one we will read on their birthday and they also get to take three home for the night in the birthday bag.
Planet Happy Smiles Birthday Bundle

Planet Happy Smiles Birthday Bundle

Planet Happy Smiles Birthday Bundle

Planet Happy Smiles Birthday Bundle

Here is the birthday tri-fold I started to create a bulletin board on.
I chose the tri-fold because I thought it might save time putting it up and taking it down each year. We are very limited on our wall space, too.
(I am still playing with it so ... It is not glued down, yet!)
Planet Happy Smiles Birthday Bundle

This pack will have some more added to it soon!!!
Grab it now!

Make sure you enter the Raffelcopter for your chance to win this HUGE pack of fun! Best of Luck! If you purchase it and then win it, you will get a free item of equal or lesser value! Yee-Haw!!!!

Thanks for entering in the Rafflecopter and Don't forget to follow me on BLOGLOVIN to know when we host the Texas Link-UP every month!
Are you Interested in Linking up to the TEXAS SIZE LINK-UP?
Here is how to link-up:
1. Save the 'Texas Size Link Up" images to your computer.
2. Create a blog post about one product from your site.
3. Add cover page of product to the "Texas Size Link Up'  image of your product image.
4. Set up Rafflecopter to run for the entire day of Friday {Please only require name for entry}.
5. Link up by clicking the 'add your link' button 
The Texas Size Link Up will be hosted on the last Friday of every month. 

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We hope  you love our pack or that it gives you ideas of how to make the most of your student's birthdays!!
Happy Celebrating!
Karen and Alison
Planet Happy Smiles

July 27, 2015

Monday Made It ~ 7.27.15

Monday Made It

Hi, Friend!
Today, I am putting some things together from both of us! Alison worked hard on a project for her grandson and I am trying to knock out at least one project a week before I go back!

Monday Made It
This is Alison's Monday Made It project!  She is VERY crafty!
She created a whole habitat for Alvin and the Chipmunks for her grandson!
She used bookshelves from Walmart.
Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles
Here are some of the things that she made that makes it AMAZING!!! She made several different rooms and a ladder for them to get to them!
Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy SmilesAlvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles

She made furniture specific to each room.
Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles

I love the music studio!
Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy SmilesAlvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles

She also made a garage complete with a car!
Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles

 Not to mention accessories!
Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles
a pond

Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles
 a pool table

Alvin and the Chipmunks ~ Planet Happy Smiles
Clothing complete with super hero costumes!
If your kiddos or grandkids are into characters ... you can make one, too!

Monday Made It
This one is a simple one!  I started putting together my testing pencils to use on testing days! Last year, I found that my kids liked to eat/break the erasers off the tops of the pencils/losing pencil top erasers and I was always giving them new pencils on testing days.
This year I am trying the pencil flags!!! I can't wait to see how long they last ...
Planet Happy Smiles

I still want to add happy face stickers to the flags, but I will have to wait until I can get into my classroom! I think that will make them smile on test days.

Here is the container for them. I found it at Hobby Lobby for $2.00!
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 You could add one of these to your room, it's just so easy!

Monday Made It
New Classroom Theme Decor!
You can click on the bundle below and save $ or buy items individually!
Classroom Decor Theme Bundle ~ Nautical
Yes, it is the nautical theme we are doing this year at our school!
Just click on any picture to see that item in our store!
Alphabet Letter & Beginning Sound Picture Matching ~ NauticalBehavior Management Clip Chart (EDITABLE) ~ NauticalBirthday Chart and Card in a Nautical theme (EDITABLE)Calendar/Weather Set ~ NauticalCenter Signs and Station Signs (EDITABLE) ~ NauticalHomework Club and Bookmarks ~ NauticalLearning Objectives Posters (EDITABLE) ~ NauticalReward Cube (EDITABLE) in a Nautical ThemeWord Wall Alphabet Cards (large) ~ NauticalU.S. and Texas Pledge Posters & Certificates ~ NauticalTote Tray Supply Labels ~ NauticalToolbox Labels (Editable) ~ NauticalTable Colors & Numbers ~ NauticalStars & Wishes Class Donations (editable) - NauticalSkill Banners (Reading, Writing, Math, Science) ~ NauticalSight Word Alphabet Headers & EDITABLE SW Cards ~ NauticalSchedule Cards with Clocks ~ NauticalNotes/Notecards (EDITABLE) ~ NauticalNOISE! Nautical (FREEBIE)Name Tags for Student desks (EDITABLE) ~ Nautical

Classroom Passes (EDITABLE) ~ NauticalGetting to Know You Form & Card (EDITABLE) ~ NauticalHelper and Reader Sign-ups ~ NauticalName Plates for Student Work (EDITABLE) ~ NauticalWelcome Banner in a Nautical themeStudent Binder & Spines ~ Nautical ~ EditableSharpened & Unsharpened Pencils or Sharp & Broken ~ NauticalRules Posters ~ NauticalParent Communication Log ~ Nautical (Editable)Number Posters 0-20 ~ NauticalNewsletter (Editable) ~ Nautical
We have so many decor sets! If you don't see one you like, just email us @ planethappysmiles@gmail.com! We would love to get new ideas!
We hope you have a FABULOUS week!
Karen and Alison
 Planet Happy Smiles


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