Monday Made It!

Has anyone seen the newish show on TLC called Craft Wars? OH MY GOSH. So much fun! I want their Michael's supply closet to be in my house! It is the crafter's DREAM!!!{insert the hallelujah chorus here}
I would LOVE to be on that show! 
I am brainstorming a linky/contest that I might give a try where we have our own Craft War! I would tell you the "must have materials" and what you will be making, and you would have the month to make your craft and link up! Does that sound interesting to you? Then we could vote on the top crafts, and the winner gets a craft gift card to Michaels or something! Anyways, that's what is goin on in my head right now!
I'm getting back into the swing of things, including blogging! That means it's time for another

This week's made its are pretty exciting!
#1: Jet-Lagged Words!
I have seen SO-O-O many different ways to display synonyms in the classroom so those overused words are gone from the kiddies' vocabulary! Here are my main PINspirations!

So here's my newest TPT product, just in time for the sale!
I wanted to do a travel-theme, and thought this would be great! It turned out so cute! I've included over 20 overused words with 7 synonyms each. The synonyms are color-coded as you can see. I have also left blanks for you to fill in with your kids! Print these out and use them on a bulletin board, for creative writing, or minilessons! They're in my store right now, and you can get 25% off through today!

#2: Keep Calm Poster!
I {LOVE} this tutorial on how to make super awesome posters!
Since Elsie over at A Beautiful Mess made SUCH a great tutorial, I'm just going to let you go to her blog to find out how to make your own! Here's my finished product!!
I'm thinking about making more of these and putting them in my etsy store! 
*EDIT: would you like this in your classroom? or do you have to get a gift for a special teacher or colleague? you can purchase it in my Etsy store!! Click on the picture above to go to the listing!*

Remember, I'm having my MEGA GIVEAWAY!
Not only should you go enter into the giant giveaway, I'm having my first mini-giveaway of the week, giving away two of my Jet-Lagged Words packet!
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12 comments

  1. Your jet lagged pack is super cute. Love the theme.

    Heidi
    My (Not So) Elementary Life
    I am having a classroom decor pack of your choice giveaway at my blog.

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  2. LOVE the idea of jet-lagged words! Great idea!!

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  3. I love the idea of Craft Wars!!! That would keep me crafty & give me inspiration. :) I'm going to post my Monday Made It soon,and will leave my link later. Thanks!

    Kelly
    First Grade Fairytales

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  4. I love your jet-lagged words and your cute sign! Thanks for stopping by my blog...I'm your newest follower!

    Nichole
    Craft of Teaching

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  5. I will have to watch craft wars!! Sound neat! I love your jet-lagged words!! I am your newest follower. I would love for you to stop by and follow me back.

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  6. I entered! Sounds really cool. My husband is a pilot and he is always jet-lagged. I am your newest follower--come visit

    www.ateacherwithoutaclass.com

    You could enter to win a laminator!

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  7. I love your idea for Craft Wars! I would be interested for sure. I am your newest follower! Also liking your giveaway!
    Jessica
    TPT

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  8. I am your newest follower! I LOVE your Craft Wars idea! I would totally participate.

    Kristin
    teachntex.blogspot.com

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  9. Your products are so cute! I am so excited you will be contributing to my 100 Follower Giveaway!

    Diane
    Teaching with Moxie

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  10. This dude would totally rock a craft war!!

    I'm a new follower!
    Greg
    Www.kindergartensmorgasboard.blogspot.com

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