Saturday, November 26, 2011

Whoo hoo!  Imagine my surprise today when I checked my blog (I've been neglecting it!) and saw that that Ms. Helms at Work Smart, Not Hard Teaching Kindergarten had given me the Sunshine Award!  Thank you!!

Here are the rules for accepting this award:
1. Thank the person who gave this award and write a post about it.
2. Answer the questions below.
3. Pass the award to 10~12 fabulous bloggers, link their blogs and let them know you awarded them.

My answers to the questions:
  • Favorite color?      One color...can't do that....I love EARTH TONES.
  • Favorite animal?    Kitty cats, large and small 
  • Favorite number?   6 (the size of my immediate family)
  • Favorite drink?      Non-alcoholic: Coffee; Alcoholic: Gluhwein
  • Facebook or Twitter?  Facebook ...haven't figured out don't want to figure out Twitter (I don't need another addiction); Actually, my favorite is FLICKR...
  • Your passion?   Besides my family....During the school year I dive completely and totally into teaching Kindergarten; On vacations and summertime my passion is photography
  • Giving or getting presents?    Giving.  (But I will be completely honest...I love getting, when it's photography equipment or technology.  Selfish....but they are things I can use to share with the world.)
  • Favorite day?     When I can sleep in!  Or TRAVEL DAY!
  • Favorite flower?  That would probably have to be the sunflower for its symmetry, its strength, its tendency to follow the sun, and it reminds me of Europe)
  • Here are the blogs I am giving the Sunshine Award to.(Oh, this is SOOO hard...I follow HUNDREDS of incredible teachers!!1)
  1. Mrs. Jump's Class - she's the one that got me started on classroom blogging.
  2. KinderGals - I saw Kim at a Kindergarten conference in Orlando and she was great!
  3. Work Smart, Not Hard Teaching Kindergarten - gave me the Sunshine Award AND has some great Ten Frames activities (among MANY others!)
  4. Chalk Talk - Slews of great activities
  5. Kindergarten Crayons - Where do I begin....
  6. A Place Called Kindergarten - Have you seen her Totem Poles? Next year....
  7. Kinderglynn - so creative!
  8. Kleinspiration - such a great resource on educational technology, blogs, all things related to teaching.
  9. Learning With Mrs. Parker - I learn so much from her!
  10. Teaching Blog Addict - I don't know if this characterizes as a blog that I can award, but it is a blog....even if it is a compilation of great blogs!
  11. Peace, Love, and Kindergarten - as a child of the sixties, you gotta love a blog with this title!  Seriously, great ideas on this blog!
  12. Pocket Full of Kinders - love watching her metamorphosis


  1. Thank you sweet lady for this award. I really appreciate this and it made me stop for a minute and take a break from report cards. Whew! I needed that.

  2. I nominated your blog for the Liebster Blog Award!