Anchor Chart Linky Party–coming soon!

March 13, 2012

Anchor Chart Linky Party–coming soon!

March 13, 2012

Get those anchor chart photos ready to share–starting Friday, March 16th!!

My very good friend Ms. M from Ms. M’s Blog and I are hosting two linky parties…all devoted to anchor charts!

We’re inviting you all to join in and share some of your favorite anchor charts and link up with us.

And we’re so excited, we’re even throwing two parties…

Ms. M will be hosting the anchor chart linky for grades K through 2 on her blog…(she designed these buttons, aren’t they gorgeous?? I LOVE the colors!!)
And I will be hosting one for grade 3 through 6 here at Ladybug’s Teacher Files…
Please check back Friday for these linky parties–we would love to see your charts!

Do you think you’ll be able to stop by for the party? I’d love to hear if you can!

I hope all you spring-breakers are having a lovely, restful vacation. And I hope all of you in-school-teachers are having a nice week yourselves!! We’re celebrating a belated Read Across America (’cause we were on vacation before) and tomorrow is Wacky Wednesday! Off to plan my outfit…I’m thinking bright, clashing colors…

23 Comments

  • Lori Rosenberg March 13, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    This sounds like fun! I'm in!

    Lori
    Teaching With Love and Laughter

  • Ms.M March 13, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    Ha, ha! I'd love to see your outfit!

    So excited about the linky. Can't wait. 🙂

    Ms. M

  • Courtney Bartlett March 13, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    Can't wait for the linky party. I love anchor charts and would love to see everyone's ideas. Thanks for hosting! Have a great Wacky Wednesday!

    Swimming into Second

  • Mrs. Cupcake March 13, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    Sounds great!
    ❤Teri
    A Cupcake for the Teacher

  • Erica Bohrer March 14, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Great idea!

  • Kelley Cirrito March 14, 2012 at 1:01 am

    I am so excited to the linky party! I can't wait! I hope you are having a great week. It has been in the upper 70's this week! Crazy weather for Kansas this time of year!!

  • Mandy March 14, 2012 at 1:12 am

    Ooohhh.. I love this idea! Can't wait!

  • Brittney Canzaro March 14, 2012 at 1:37 am

    I love the anchor charts on the buttons, so very cute! I'm new to blogging and teacher blogs and love your blog! Thanks for the great ideas! Hopefully….eventually I hope to share my creative ideas too! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • 4321teach March 14, 2012 at 1:50 am

    I am excited about your linky party. Additional thought, I don't see 4321teach on your new blog roll set up. Just hoping we make the list, since we were there before. 🙂

    EmilyK

    • Kristen March 14, 2012 at 2:16 am

      I'm sorry, you will be, I'm still sorting by grade levels!!!

  • jen March 14, 2012 at 2:24 am

    Kristin!! thank you for sharing such great ideas! i'm happy your blogroll is up and running :o) i may have to do the same thing–silly blogger!

    i also awarded you the lovely blog award! come by and check it out :o)

  • oh' boy March 14, 2012 at 3:10 am

    OOOOHHHH so excited….what a great idea!!!

  • jamie Hoisman March 14, 2012 at 4:40 am

    I'll be at the CUE conference, (can that be any more techie) but I will definitely try to stop in!! I LOVE seeing everyone's creative anchor charts-especially since we don't make them at my school!! ;P

  • Marlana March 14, 2012 at 11:54 am

    I cannot wait for this one! I love seeing other people post about their anchor charts! Plus, I'm a visual learner, so this makes it even better!

    Blessings,
    Marlana
    Lil' Country Kindergarten

  • Miss J March 14, 2012 at 8:31 pm
  • Susan Prabulos March 15, 2012 at 1:08 am

    I love your blog and wanted to let you know that I have given you the One Lovely Blog award! Thank you for sharing your time and talents with us! http://www.thedigitalscoop.com/the_digital_scoop/2012/03/thank-you.html
    Susan
    The Digital Scoop

  • shirleyb March 15, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    I am going to try to attend. It sounds fun and informative.

  • Lisa Morrow March 15, 2012 at 10:45 pm

    Sounds great! Can't wait!
    Lisa

  • A. Kate March 16, 2012 at 12:39 am

    I'm attending for sure. Thanks for hosting.

    Cheers,
    Kate

    Innovate, Create and Relate

  • ~Stephanie March 16, 2012 at 3:26 am

    Great idea! What a wonderful resource that will be for us all.

    ~Stephanie
    Teaching in Room 6

  • Stephanie March 16, 2012 at 5:34 am

    This is great, I am looking forward to it 🙂

    ~Stephanie
    http://3rd-grade-thoughts.blogspot.com/

  • Laura Wanke March 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    Can't begin to say how excited I am about this! I am new to the bloggin world, check out my blog if you get a chance.
    http://www.spoutinabout2nd.blogspot.com

  • Mrs. Mac March 16, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    I awarded you the One Lovely Blog Award! Love your blog, my dear friend! 🙂 First Class with Mrs. Mac

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