Election Day Activities, Veterans Day Giveaway, and a Currently

We had so much fun at school today learning about the election.  We were very excited today!!! Here is a few pictures of what we did.  These activities can be found in my election unit that you can view here by clicking on the picture below.

 I voted coloring page.

 Our entire school voted in a mock election.  Barack Obama won. 

 We had our own classroom election and Barack Obama won again.

 We wore our patriotic hats.  They said (students name) for president.
 We wrote true facts about Romney.

We wrote true facts about Obama

We also watched videos on Brainpop Jr and Scholastic News.

A Giveaway

I uploaded my new Veterans Day unit to TPT.  It was great to do a unit in honor of our veterans.  You can win this unit below by entering my giveaway.  I am picking 5 winners!!! Good Luck!!! You can view the unit here by clicking on the picture below!

and my currently


  1. It's ice cream time here too. Chocolate for me! Also, funny, I just snagged your veteran's day freebie last night. It's terrific!

  2. Your Veteran's Day Unit looks fun! Iam a new follower-found you recently, and downloaded your election freebie for my class!

  3. So glad that we stumbled upon your blog....we're your newest followers. We're also keeping our fingers crossed to win your Veteran's Day pack. Those pictures of your kiddos voting are awesome, what a neat experience for them!

  4. What an adorable blog! I love it. I am your newest follower. I also teach 1st grade in TN. Didn't I read somewhere that you are from Tennessee? I would love for you to come check out my new blog.

    Thirsty Firsties

    1. Yay! I have been wanting to link up with a TN teacher. Cool! I teach in Nashville.

  5. I'm a new follower and when I saw your picture of your mock election... I had a flashback of my own elementary school mock election! So awesome!
    I just entered your giveaway... fingers crossed!
    Kindergarten Schmindergarten

  6. Your mock election is adorable. How fun for them to be able to pretend like they're voting. I think it will make them want to vote when they're older. Your blog is too cute!
    The Hive

  7. very nice election day and veterans day units. vhair61215@gmail.com

  8. I won! Thank you so much for the Veteran's Day unit - it is very well done and I will happily use it!

    1. Yay! I am so glad that you can use it!

    2. I finally won something I've really wanted. Thank you!