Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Christmas Poetry Fun *Freebies*

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Passed out and sleepy about describes me right now.

Is it seriously only Tuesday???!!!???

Mother Nature here in Texas is in need of some SERIOUS hormone pills. It was 80+ degrees last Monday. Tuesday night it was in the 30's. This weekend it was back in the upper 70's.

There was a full moon.

I had my formal observation.

I have talked about the proper way to wear our clothing a gazillion times.

I have goats....and a beaver.

I am VERY scared to talk about how sweet my class is....I am terrified of getting a new child who will send my class to the Land of Bonkers and Beyond!!!!

This post will be short and sweet. =)

Here are some of the favorite poems my kiddos like this time of year. These are the ones they will still be singing and reading until May.







Click here to grab your copy.

I hope to be back very, very soon with my Grovvy Christmas Fun. =)

I would love for you to take a minute and leave me some love in a heart note. =)

From My Heart to Yours,

34 heart notes:

Ash said...

This week is very exhausting! Hopefully you make it through! Thanks for the great freebie! Your posts are always so wonderful!

Pixy Stix and Teacher Tricks

Amy Howbert said...

I am in love with Santa getting stuck! Gotta have it! Thanks so much!

Amy Howbert
Little Miss Organized
amyhowbert1@gmail.com

Shana said...

This Texas weather is crazy! I'll never get to wear my sweaters at this point. Thanks so much for the freebie. It's a great holiday activity.

Shana
Enchanted with Technology

A Tale of 2 First Grades said...

Heather,

Thanks so much! We are working on visualizing this week. I'm going to "pretend" this was in the lesson plan.

~Alison

Brigid Ann said...

Thanks a lot!! If you have time stop by my blog and enter my giveaway! Thanks so much!
Brigid

Brigid's Daily Lesson Log

Karen Hester said...

The weather has been crazy... 82 on Monday, and the air conditioners have been turned off by central office. It was better yesterday. I can really relate to your comment about getting a new student, because it happened to me...awful, awful, awful behavior.

Have a great day,
Karen
LittleSecond-GradeSomebodies

Danielle Faerber said...

Thanks for visiting my blog Heather. I'm your newest follower now. Great poems...thanks for sharing!

Megan Horman said...

Thanks for the freebies! They are great.
Megan
mhorman@north-cedar.k12.ia.us

Karyn said...

Thank you so much Heather! You are always so generous and these poems are absolutely adorable! Happy Holidays!

Karyn
Kideducator@comcast.net

Karen said...

The weather down south is terrible too! Doesn't feel like Christmas at all. I got a new student last week. Luckily she is sweet as pie and did not rock the boat. Love the Polar Express poem. I will definitely use this in the weeks to come!

Karen
An Apple a Day in First Grade

susanlulu said...

You are the BEST!!! I love the poems. Thanks so much!!!!!!!!
susanlulu@yahoo.com

Kayla Parker said...

Come up north! We have already had snow in Rhode Island!!! :-)Thanks for the poems! They are adorable!!

TeacherChicks said...

Thanks Heather! This is so adorable! I LOVE singing with my kiddos! The weather here in Missouri is wacko too! It is warm and doesn't feel like Christmas!
Amy
3 Teacher Chicks

Mrs. Lynes said...

Mother Nature is in a funk here, too!! I am ready for it to feel like December!

Our class is currently obsessed with Deanna Jump's "Mr. grinch" song :) my friend Amy and I added two stanza to it to make it longer for our 2nd graders :)

Brianna Price said...

Your poetry things are so cute! And perfect timing!! We just started our poetry unit and I've been having such a hard time finding fun and cute poetry things... other than Shel Silverstein. Thanks for such a great freebie!

Chrissy said...

Thank you, Heather!

By the way, I have a copy of your Heartprints poem on our calendar board. Each day, when we line up to go home, I thank the children for the heartprints I received; they always talk about heartprints they received, too! I think of you every day! :-)
ReadWriteSing

landoflearning said...

Okay I feel better knowing I'm not the only one with kiddos going bonkers occasionally! I just had a student check out so I'm hoping I don't get a new one any time soon but we'll see. Your poems are precious! Hang in there girl!
Shibahn

Ellen said...

Wow Heather! I love your sweet poems! I completely identify with your zonked-out state...and have THREE observations coming my way next week. It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Ellen
Great {First Grade} Expectations

Sarah Hankinson said...

Thanks for sharing! We're doing the Polar Express this week and the poem will be a fun addition!

Sarah

Nikki Carel said...

Oh my gosh! I feel like Christmas has come early for me finding your blog! Thanks for all of the great resources. I can't wait to visit again and often!!
Your newest lucky follower!
Nikki
Love, Laughter and Lesson Plans

Dr. Jill E. Steeley said...

Heather,

I'm so glad you posted these poems I can add to my collection. Look at the one I posted today on my blog.

Jill
a-little-red-wagon.blogspot.com

Jammie Fewell said...

Love it! Thanks for sharing!

Jammie Fewell
www.firstgradestompinground.blogspot.com

Annette said...

Love your freebie poems! I'm definitely putting these in my stash for next year!!! Thanks so much for sharing your hard work!

Celebrate Second Grade

annewalker said...

This is so awesome! I love these short Christmas poems with images too, I'd surely share this to my pinterest board. Thanks for sharing.

Merry Christmas!
Anne Walker