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Crystal Gillespie
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Wife, Mother, Teacher, Blogger, and TPT author
Wife, Mother, Teacher, Blogger, and TPT author

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Currently January: Doing More in 2016
I have had an amazing, relaxing Christmas vacation. I have spent time with family, watched t.v., read books, played games, colored, and stuffed myself, and slept in. The great part about all of that rest and fun is that I am feeling ready to get back to tea...

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My Winter Break Plans
My Winter Break has started, and I am planning on taking advantage of every free moment.  The past few weeks have been crazy so I am feeling a definite need to slow down and relax.  With that in mind, you will not be seeing any new posts from me for the nex...

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Introducing Fact Families: Christmas Style
So my curriculum called for my first graders to learn addition and subtraction fact families for the first time this week. I looked at that and panicked. Introducing a new concept? The week before Christmas break? Worst timing ever! So I did what many of us...

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Self Portraits: A Fun and Easy Way to Incorporate Art in Your Classroom
I haven't blogged about our monthly art classes for a while, but I wanted to take a minute to share one of my favorite art projects that we have done this year - self portraits. Doing a self portrait is such a fun and easy art activity. However it can be a ...

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My Favorite Christmas Memory {with a Freebie}
Christmas has to be one of my favorite holidays of the year. I love the Christmas lights that twinkle at me as we drive around the neighborhoods. I enjoy listening to children sing Christmas carols for our school program. I have fun shopping for the perfect...

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My Black Friday Wishlist
Black Friday is right around the corner, and I am already looking forward to our shopping trip.  My sister-in-law and I always go together. We never have a huge agenda so we spend the time talking, watching the other shoppers, and picking up at least a few ...

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