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Teach Mama | Take 5 for Teachers & Families

from Amy Mascott, BS Eng Ed, MA Reading

Join 30,000+ busy parents, educators, and caregivers who take 5 minutes each week to stay on top of the latest: → relevant classroom resources and seasonally-appropriate lessons → ideas for fun, creative learning & cool professional development and grant opportunities → free printables for use at school or home → current deals on books, games, & edu-focused products the 'best' of the web that week, curated by a Reading Specialist, author, and mom of 3

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clear the list UPDATE!, kids & anxiety, must-do for 18 yo's (mama bear), community grant teacher $$$, FREE icebreaker game

Take 5: clear the list UPDATE, kids & anxiety, mama bear, community grant $$$, FREE icebreaker game 07/18/23 Hi, Reader, This is a PACKED Take 5 with so much going on in July, and I want to welcome all of our new, awesome parents, teachers, and caregivers who have found their way to us. We're SO EXCITED! W E L C O M E! Take 5 is sent weekly on Tuesday (usually--sometimes on busy weeks it takes me a little longer!), and it's packed with 5 must-see things for parents and educators. Free...
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5 months ago • 5 min read
the ultimate fleece--best and coziest EVER

national coffee day deals & FREEBIES (for TOMORROW--9/29!)

Hey, Reader! If you're a coffee fan like I am, then this is for you. September 29 is National Coffee Day, and it seems like just about every business is cashing in on it (or giving their loyal customers some freebies or discounts, at least!) Here are some worth checking out: Aroma Joe's: If you're a rewards member, then you get a free iced or hot coffee up to 24 oz between 9/29- 10/5, but if you're not, you STILL get a free 16 oz hot or iced coffee on 9/29! Casey's Coffee: Free coffee (ANY...
2 months ago • 1 min read

LAST CALL Clear the List!, Hispanic Heritage Lesson, 9/11 reflection, demystifying dyslexia, FREE favorite 📚 poster

Take 5: LAST CALL Clear the List!, Hispanic Heritage Lesson, 9/11 reflection, demystifying dyslexia, FREE favorite 📚 poster 09/05/23 Hi, Reader, I want to welcome all of our new, awesome parents, teachers, and caregivers who have found their way to us. We're SO EXCITED! W E L C O M E! Take 5 is sent weekly on Tuesday (usually--sometimes on busy weeks it takes me a little longer!), and it's packed with 5 must-see things for parents and educators. Free printables, cool articles, games, tips,...
3 months ago • 5 min read

what's next? SHARE clear the list, parent/ caregiver mental health, nat'l book fest, teacher ambassador program, FREE posters

Take 5: SHARE clear the list, parent/ caregiver mental health, nat'l book fest, teacher ambassador program, FREE posters 07/27/23 Hi, Reader, I want to welcome all of our new, awesome parents, teachers, and caregivers who have found their way to us. We're SO EXCITED! W E L C O M E! Take 5 is sent weekly on Tuesday (usually--sometimes on busy weeks it takes me a little longer!), and it's packed with 5 must-see things for parents and educators. Free printables, cool articles, games, tips,...
4 months ago • 5 min read

plz help: SHARE clear the list, parent/ caregiver mental health, nat'l book fest, teacher ambassador program, FREE posters

Take 5: SHARE clear the list, parent/ caregiver mental health, nat'l book fest, teacher ambassador program, FREE posters 07/27/23 Hi, Reader, I want to welcome all of our new, awesome parents, teachers, and caregivers who have found their way to us. We're SO EXCITED! W E L C O M E! Take 5 is sent weekly on Tuesday (usually--sometimes on busy weeks it takes me a little longer!), and it's packed with 5 must-see things for parents and educators. Free printables, cool articles, games, tips,...
4 months ago • 5 min read

UPDATE re: clear the list!, kids & anxiety, must-do for 18 yo's (mama bear), community grant teacher $$$, FREE icebreaker game

Take 5: clear the list UPDATE, kids & anxiety, mama bear, community grant $$$, FREE icebreaker game 07/18/23 Hi, Reader, This is a PACKED Take 5 with so much going on in July, and I want to welcome all of our new, awesome parents, teachers, and caregivers who have found their way to us. We're SO EXCITED! W E L C O M E! Take 5 is sent weekly on Tuesday (usually--sometimes on busy weeks it takes me a little longer!), and it's packed with 5 must-see things for parents and educators. Free...
5 months ago • 5 min read

BLING & BALLOONS: BIG savings on Kendra Scott & Bunch O Balloons

Hey, Reader! Who DOESN'T love a little something new and fun from Kendra Scott? Now's the time to think about stocking up on a few fun things to have on hands for gifts once the school year begins--you KNOW things get crazy once fall hits! And Bunch O Balloons is an INCREDIBLE way of being the life of the party with minimal effort. Forget about casseroles and candy. Water balloons is WHERE IT'S AT. TODAY ONLY: Orders of $50+ get an ADDITIONAL 10% off on Zulily! 1.) Bunch O Balloons 40%...
5 months ago • 1 min read

the EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR COLLEGE list

Hey, Reader! This is honestly a dream for me--to be able to help other families with this insane college prep summer. Last summer, before our Maddy went to college, I first put off doing ANYTHING for weeks and weeks, and then I went wild, buying nearly everything in sight. Here's the list of things that our college kid has said she needed and used--MINUS the twin xl comforter. Your kid can pick that out. Everything your child needs for college: linked to AMAZON on Prime Day If you have...
5 months ago • 5 min read
bentgo at up to 45% off

2 biggies: bentgo up to 45% OFF & ugg fluff yeah slide $29.99

Hey, Reader! SO MANY of you have requested that I research and share when Bentgo lunchboxes, carriers, and icepacks go on sale, so HERE YOU ARE!! And? Another big request: Ugg! 1.) What everyone's been asking for: Bentgo up to 45% off!! If you have littles in your life, if you make lunches for yourself or others, or if you have to eat a meal outside of the house several times a week, you will love Bentgo-- Order now so it's at your doorstep by the time school begins! up to 45% off Bentgo 2.)...
5 months ago • 1 min read
scout bag that is an absolute dream

dash for the deal: scout bags are every person's DREAM

Hey, Reader! SO EXCITED about this deal on Scout bags that it makes me want to DANCE! Dash for the Deal: SCOUT BAGS are the bomb If you have littles in your life, this is a SUPER bag that you will find you will reach for on the daily! This Scout bag is my absolute favorite-- It's perfect for work if you're a teacher--your laptop fits perfectly inside, and so will your planner and any books. The four outside pockets are great for keys, personal items--you name it! There's a key ring inside,...
7 months ago • 1 min read
glitter croc on sale!

HOLD THE SHOW: Spring Crocs starting at $17.99 and ship for nothin!

Hey, Reader! Spring is around the corner, and Crocs are on SALE!! They start at $17.99 with FREE SHIPPING. Spring Crocs on MEGA SALE! My kids wore Crocs for the first 10 years of their lives (not even kidding!). Then they took a break for a few years, and now they're BACK in Crocs. They're perfect for spring, and you can't beat these prices. Crocs for EVERYONE! Shop Spring CROCS Now! Reply to let me know if you decide to go for this deal!
10 months ago • 1 min read
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