Wednesday, July 11, 2012

1,000 Fabulous Followers Giveaway!!!

I'm giddy with excitement!!! Never would I have imagined that one, let alone, 1,000 fabulous people would follow my tiny blog. I am incredibly humbled by the support and bloggy friendships I've experienced through writing this blog. I am blessed to have a creative outlet that not only helps me be a better teacher, but it also helps support the things I want for my family.

I appreciate each and every one of you and I will continue to strive to provide quality resources, activities and ideas that are relevant to you and your students or children. Thank you so much for following me!

To celebrate this milestone, I have several fun items to giveaway. I tried to make the entries pretty simple because I know giveaways can be time consuming. All I ask is that you follow me in as many places as you can and leave a comment with suggestions for products/freebies and how to make my blog the most beneficial to you. I love fun comments, too! :)

Enter for your chance to win one of these fabulous prizes!

 $10 gift card
$10 Target gift card
$10 TpT gift certificate
$10 iTunes gift card
5 items of your choice from my TpT store

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Five winners will be chosen, one for each item listed above. The giveaway ends Wednesday, July 18 at 12:01 AM EST. If you are a winner, you will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to claim your prize or it will be forfeited and given to the next randomly chosen winner.


  1. I would like to see more emergent readers! I am starting Daily 5 this year and I am struggling to find books on their level for them to read at the beginning of the year. Thanks!!

  2. I would love to get more freebies that go with specific stories, like your old lady goodies.


  3. I agree with Ashley...I love more emergent readers. I am also starting Daily 5 this year and beginning level books are not always easy to come by!
    Kari :)

  4. I like to see photos of things as it helps me since I'm a visual learner.

  5. I also would love more emergent readers. I love the freebies you post on your blog!

  6. Congrats Marlana! I always enjoy reading your blog!

  7. I'm your newest follower so I will have to do a little investigating on your blog to see what more I would like to see. However, I love to see pictures! :)

    Elizabeth L.
    The First Grade Jungle Room

  8. I would love to see more emergent readers!

    Samantha Tharpe

  9. I'd like to see more readers, units on books/stories, and math printables!
    ❤ Sandra
    Sweet Times in First

  10. I love your 100 charts with pictures. Maybe you can make more of these. :) You already do so much and I appreciate it all! :)
    Congrats on 1000 followers!

    ~ Lisa
    Teaching Kindergarten Kiddos

  11. Honestly, I think you are doing great!! I love what you do already on this blog & in your store. I would love anything with math to be added. Congrats on the big 1-0-0-0!!
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  12. I follow your blog! I would love to win 5 tpt items from your store! My k students love the 100 charts!

  13. I would like to see more station activities and general kindergarten planning. I am moving to kindergarten this year and can use all the help I can get. :)
    Daisy Days for Learning

  14. I follow your blog!! I would love to see more readers!


  15. I would love to see anything to help with primary writing.
    Thanks for all you do!

  16. I would love to see books for our lowest littles :)

    Elizabeth Polston
    epolston at rowland dot k12 dot ca dot us
    Mrs. Polston's Kindergarten

  17. I would love any help with how to get started with writer's workshop and writing throughout the year!


  18. Yeah, congrats on your 1000!! I don't think I ever just sat and counted from 1-1000. You have amazing ideas! I still need to search around your blog... so I think you're doing great with what you do on here! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thank you so much! You are so sweet! I have never counted to 1,000 either. If you click on your Blogger Dashboard, it tells you how many Google followers you have. No need to count! Thank goodness! :) Also, you can see the number of followers you have on your followers widget directly on your blog home page.

      Lil' Country Kindergarten
      Kindergarten Network

  19. Congrats on 1000!!! :)
    I would love more writing ideas and more readers! I love your little readers! :)
    Crayons and Curls

  20. I would just like to see products with specific mention of what common core standard they cover. Readers are always wonderful!
    Mrs. Cobb's Kinder Sprouts

  21. I love your stuff and I am always looking for things to improve my classroom.

  22. tI follow on TPT as "anashct"
    Thanks for an awesome giveaway!

  23. i like reading and writing and tests Thanks for a super giveaway!
    My email: anashct1 [at] yahoo [dot] com

  24. I find that what you post now is so useful that I wish I could think of what else I'd love to see. I do love pictures though and student work samples too. Congratulations!

  25. Congratulations on 1000 followers! Your site is fabulous! My school has Reading A-Z and RAZ kids for us to use for the ones who wanted leveled books; you can print out as many books as you need for your classroom! You can print in color and black and white so I print out the color at home; the kids really dolike the color pages!

    Thanks for all u do!
    Amy :)

  26. i'd love more stuff in science and social studies.

  27. I'd love any units to go with popular read alouds! Congrats on 1,000 followers! Wow!!

    Pencils, Books, and Dirty Looks

  28. I love your blog and enjoy the freebies and ideas that you give! Keep it up! Congrats on 1000.

  29. Congrats on your big milestone! I love your blog and all you do.


  30. I would love any freebie with sight words! Always a skill to fine tune!!

  31. I'm a new follower and am just enjoying taking a peek around your blog.


    Yearn to Learn Blog

  32. I agree with the emergent readers comments.

  33. I follow you and love all the resources you share! Congrats on 1000!!
    The Resource(ful) Room

  34. My kindergarteners loved your 100 chart pictures. I think we did just about everyone of them. Great practice for numbers 1-100. I also have loved your I Know an Old Lady units.

  35. Wow Congrats Marlana! I would love to see some more cut and paste items for Kindergarteners. Most haven't held scissors until Kindergaten! I love your blog!

  36. I'm just starting the Daily 5 and love anything related I can get my hands on!!

  37. I like to see actual student work along with a post that includes how the work was incorporated into the classroom learning, directions, necessary materials, and even patterns, if applicable.

    Chris Yazzie

  38. I agree with others - I'd love to see more things that go with popular reading books - or not so popular reading books! Thank you for doing this awesome giveaway and congrats on 1,000+ followers!

    Miss V's Busy Bees

  39. I'd also love to see anything related to writer's workshop :)

    khzwolinski at gmail

  40. Wow, 1000 followers is incredible and definitely something to be proud of! Congratulations! :)

    My favorite of your freebies are the hundred chart pictures. I'd love to see more of those.


  41. I absolutely love your hundred chart pictures! My kiddos always got excited when I had one for them to do!

    I also would like to see more things about writing/writer's workshop! Emergent readers would be good too!

    Mrs. M's Kinders

  42. All freebies are great but Iwould love to see more on common core.


  43. Congrats to you! I, too, like book specific activities such as the "Old Lady" books.

  44. Anything correlated to common core or Daily 5 related materials!

    How about them apples?