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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Fun Finds of the Week

Yesterday I headed to town to take advantage of a few sales. This is what I came home with for school.

Dollar Tree – $16


  • 4 green plastic bins
  • colors border
  • alphabet border
  • sports cello bags (our PBIS theme)
  • desk nameplates
  • Disney Princesses numbers and counting cards (These are great! They have numbers, quantity and number words.)
  • dice – 3 packs of 10
  • Mickey Mouse numbers and counting cards
  • 2 packs of sea life animals (I am working on a printable for these.)

Target – $13


  • tabletop pocket chart easel
  • 3 pocket charts
  • 2 metal pails
  • Sharpie markers ($1 off coupon here)
  • child’s umbrella (on clearance for $4.98)

Staples – $9



  • 4 packs of 5 tab dividers (50 cents each)
  • shapes and colors bulletin board set

I can’t wait to see all of this in my room!


  1. I L-O-V-E the colorful dice from Dollar Tree. I think I'm going to need some of those!
    Peace, Love & Learning

  2. I have been looking for the tabletop pocket chart at my Target. I got the other pocket charts too. Isn't Target wonderful?