Saturday, January 12, 2013

Magical Product Swap 3

It's time again for the magical Product Swap hosted by the sweet Jessica from Mrs. Standford's Class!!
MrsStanfordsClass 

I was lucky enough to be paired with one of my best blogging friends, Nicole from Teaching With Style!! I had my choice of anything I wanted in her store!! She has many great math resources, but since we had just wrapped up a unit on 3D shapes before break, this one instantly caught my eye....

 


Now, Nicole made all of the Calendar pieces super bright and colorful. I loved them! But my color printer was out of comission at school where I printed them. So I decided I would just copy them onto bright neon papers and I think it came out great! In my opinion, it's a bonus because now I know this product can be printed in color or black in white if I prefer to save ink.


Here is a shot of all the pieces. I was impressed at how many cute clip art images she found to represent cubes, rectangle prism, sphere, cone, and cylinders.

Every morning my kids come in, un pack, eat breakfast, and begin their morning work. Part of their morning work this month includes stopping by the calendar to identify what the 3-D shape of the day is. Then they color in using the Class Graph that is also included in Nicole's pack.




I've been having my kids color in their graph in the same color as the shape is printed on. 



It's been really cool seeing the connections my kiddos are making each morning. 

They say things like "Hey,  the dice really are cube shaped!"


When January is done I have already brainstormed a few ways to turn this one into a center sp my kiddos can continue to use it. Go Fish 3-D Shape style anyone? :)

Nicole is letting me give one of her 3-D Pocket Chart Sets away!! 


Here are Three Ways To Enter...

1) Follow Nicole's blog: Teaching With Style and leave a comment letting me know you do.

 2) Follow my Blog and leave a comment letting me know you do.

3) Leave a comment letting me know your favorite shape :)

I will pick a winner tomorrow night!!

Thank you so much to Jessica for hosting these swaps! I'm off to check out everyone else's posts!!

 


38 comments:

  1. I love your idea of turning the cards into a go fish game and also printing them on neon paper. It really helps the kids see patterns, also!!! Thanks for highlighting my calendar cards so well! :)
    Nicole
    Teaching With Style

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  2. I follow Nicole's blog.

    cheriemae@gmail.com

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  3. I follow your blog!

    cheriemae@gmail.com

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  4. My favorite shap is circle simply because I don't like edges/corners!

    cheriemae@gmail.com

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  5. I follow your blog! :)
    Julene Hoffman
    jhoffman143@yahoo.com

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  6. My favorite shape is the cone! Ice cream anyone??
    Julene Hoffman
    jhoffman143@yahoo.com

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  7. I also follow Nicole's blog. :)
    Julene Hoffman
    jhoffman143@yahoo.com

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  8. I follow Nicole's blog!

    Ashley
    arclark2012@gmail.com

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  9. I follow your blog!

    Ashley
    arclark2012@gmail.com

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  10. My favorite shape is the cube, but I don't know why =)

    Ashley
    arclark2012@gmail.com

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  11. I follow Teaching With Style:). Thanks for the opportunity of her great pack!!

    ~Sara
    Sweetsarabowling@gmail.com

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  12. I follow your blog & love it;)!

    ~Sara
    Sweetsarabowling@gmail.com

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  13. My favorite shape is the cylinder b/c it's the shape of a Dr. Pepper can lol!

    ~Sara
    Sweetsarabowling@gmail.com

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  14. I am a follower of your blog!
    Mandmyoung@chartermi.net

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  15. I am a follower of Nicole's blog .
    Mandmyoung@chartermi.net

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  16. My favorite shape is a rhombus...it has a great name!
    Mandmyoung@chartermi.net

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  17. I follow Nicole's blog.

    Heather (heathernnance@yahoo.com)

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  18. I follow your blog.

    Heather (heathernnance@yahoo.com)

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  19. My favorite shape is a circle- mainly because I love polka dots!

    Heather (heathernnance@yahoo.com)

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  20. I follow Nicole's blog!

    rmariemuniz@hotmail.com

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  21. I follow your blog!

    rmariemuniz@hotmail.com

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  22. Amy favorite shape is a cone because I love ice cream!

    rmariemuniz@hotmail.com

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  23. I follow your blog!
    cbwirfs@gmail.com

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  24. I follow Nicole's blog!
    cbwirfs@gmail.com

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  25. My favorite shape is the diamond, dahling! But, of course! ;)
    cbwirfs@gmail.com

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  26. I follow your blog!
    Jprowell11@gmail.com

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  27. My fave shape is a sphere! Just because!! Lol
    Jprowell11@gmail.com

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  28. My favorite shape is a rectangle. Many lovely handbags come in rectangles!!!
    Iteachkidsabc@gmail.com
    :o) V.
    Special Teacher for Special Kids

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  29. As a bonus I follow both the stores too!!

    Iteachkidsabc@gmail.com
    :o) V.
    Special Teacher for Special Kids

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  30. I follow the Teaching With Style blog.

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  31. My favorite shape is a circle.

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  32. I follow both Teaching With Style & Falling Into First by email. My favorite shape the cylinder. Thank you for the opportunity to win!
    Suzanne Grisham sgrisham@white.k12.ga.us

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  33. I follow your blog, Nicole's blog, and my favorite shape is a rhombus.
    susanlulu@yahoo.com

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  34. I follow your blog! :)

    Katie
    kryan428@gmail.com

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  35. My favorite 3-D shape is cylinder because it's the same shape as my diet coke can that I have to have at least 2 or 3 or, or maybe more, in a day. And once we learn about 3-D shapes my kids always love giving me a hard time for drinking so many cylinders! ;)

    Katie
    kryan428@gmail.com

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