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Fun with Firsties! {Back to School for First Grade}

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***Best Seller! 10 Back to school activities!***

Fun with Firsties got a makeover on June 27, 2013. If you already own this product, you can re-download it for free!

This is an activity-filled printable to use to kick off a great start to first grade!

Inside you will find...
- Title Page {p.1}
- Note/Table of Contents {p.2}
-First Grade Survey {p.3-4}
-Jitter Juice poem & activities {p.5-9}
-Activity Instructions {p.10}
-Find-A-Friend Icebreaker Game {p.11-13}
-First Grade Friends class Book Cover {p.14}
-My New Friend Partner Activity {p.15}
-The Night Before First Grade Writing Activity {p.16}
-Activity Instructions {p.17}
-First Graders Whole Group Tree Map Labels and Individual Tree Map {p.18-20}
-Frist Graders and Kindergartners Double Bubble Map Whole Group Labels and Individual Double Bubble Map {21-24}
-First grade is ______! Journal Prompts 2 versions {p25-26}
-My First Week of First Grade Book - 2 versions {p.27-33}
-What's In A First Grader's Backpack Activity {p.34-39}
-Acknowledgements and TOU {p.40}
-Thank You! {p.41}

Fun with Firsties! by W. Abby Mullins is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

This pack is editable ONLY in the event of error. Please ask any and all questions before purchasing.
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On  September 3, 2013,  Buyer asked:
On the page that says "Jitter Juice Ingredients" do the students just list what I put in the pitcher, or are they suppose to write something else? Do this tomorrow so would appreciate a quick response! Loving all your resources!! Thank you!
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On  September 17, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
They can write what you put in OR what they think would help them get rid of the jitters. Up to you!
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On  September 3, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi Abby!

I am trying to print the find a friend activity and it says the data is insufficient and it won't print. I bought my copy during the summer. Could you help me out?
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On  September 3, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

Someone else suggested this: try downloading to google drive and save in format you need.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
On  August 31, 2013Caterina Zogby (TpT Seller) asked:
Hi Abby,

How do you utilize the "The Night Before First Grade" Literacy activity on Fun with Firsties Back to School Pack?

Thanks,

Caterina:)
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On  September 3, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Check out Activity #3 on pg. 11 :) The kiddos basically write/draw what they did the night before first grade.
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On  August 31, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I bought Fun w/ Firsties a couple years ago and love, love, love it!! I am in a new school this year teaching an all boy class. I want to do the double bubble and was wondering if there is any way you can change the pictures to show a 1st grade boy and a kinder boy on the map itself and on the big pictures for the whole group lesson. I would really appreciate it. PS- Thank you for posting all your great units:)
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On  September 3, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Email me at babblingabby@gmail.com :)
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On  August 29, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I have purchased and downloaded Fun with Firsties; however, when I attempt to print I get a msg saying I have insufficient data and all that prints is the outline of the paper, none of the content. What happenecd!?
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On  September 3, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

Someone else suggested this: try downloading to google drive and save in format you need.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
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On  August 28, 2013,  Melissa K. asked:
Hello,

I just downloaded Fun with Firsties and was so excited to incorporate it with my lessons for the first week of school; however, I cannot get it to print. I have tried everything and nothing seems to work! I am printing from the latest version of Adobe Reader and have plenty of memory space. My computer and printer are both brand new. Everything else I have downloaded on the TpT site has worked fine. Can you give any advice or try sending it to me another way?
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On  September 3, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

Someone else suggested this: try downloading to google drive and save in format you need.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
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On  August 26, 2013,  Brittinie H. asked:
Hi!

I bought the 1St grade packet and for some reason I can't see anything when I open it. Each page is black. Have you had this issue before?
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On  September 3, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
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On  August 25, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I just purchased your second grade package but meant to buy the first grade package. Is there any way to swop them out?
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On  August 25, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Just let TpT know, and they'll help you swap it out :)
On  August 22, 2013Tonya Bertolino (TpT Seller) asked:
What books go along with this unit? I am making a book order and would like to purchase any books prior to purchasing this unit. Thank you so much! I am very excited to use this :)
Tonya
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On  August 25, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
You don't have to have any specific books, but you can use the following as suggestions: First Grade Jitters - First Day Jitters - No More Pencils, No More Books - The Night Before First Grade.
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On  August 21, 2013,  Irma S. asked:
Hi Abby,
I bought "Fun with First" and am so excited to start using it tomorrow! I have 2 questions 1- I want to do the Jitter Juice Recipe but it does not say how much your recipe makes. ( I have 30 students) How much do I use. 2-What order do the ingredients go in?
Thank You!
ismyth
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On  August 21, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I'm also having a very difficult time printing. I read your response, but is there a way this can be sent differently? I really want to use it but it just won't print! All of my other downloads have had no issues. It really should work. Have you heard of anyone trouble shooting this issue? Thank you!
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On  August 20, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I cannot get it to work. I made sure I had the newest Adobe Reader, but pages are still blank.
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On  August 20, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
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On  August 20, 2013,  Amber L. asked:
Hi Abby! I love this product! I am excited to use it with my class. Do you have any find a friend pages that have pictures? I have a lot of kiddos that come in and can't read yet. Thanks for all your hard work!!
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On  August 20, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
I don't, but encourage you to read the descriptions aloud to your students as suggested in the directions. I did this with my students and just had them point to the number and then I read the description. Worked perfectly! I'm so glad that you like it :)

Happy Back to School!
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On  August 20, 2013,  Terri H. asked:
Thank you for responding so quickly...I tried again today and everything is just fine.
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On  August 20, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Yay! Great news!
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On  August 19, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi Abby. I purchased this and when I downloaded it, all the pages were blank. Do you know what the problem could be?
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On  August 19, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
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On  August 19, 2013,  Terri H. asked:
Hi Abby. I love this package and wanted to print some of the activities that I would like to use during the first week at school but it will not print. I just keep getting a message saying that not everything can print. I tried to open with Adobe and it will not open. Any suggestions on what to do?
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On  August 19, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
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On  August 19, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi Abby. I was wondering if your TPT sale is going to end today or tomorrow. I know that the TPT discount code ends today but does your 20% end today too? I am asking because I will not know until tomorrow afternoon if I am moving to first grade and there is so much I need (want) to purchase to get me ready to change grades.
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On  August 19, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
It ends on 8/19 at midnight Hawaiian time, I believe :)
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On  August 18, 2013,  Buyer asked:
This is a silly question. I don't see a buy now button. I have an item in my cart and can't figure out how to buy it. Crazy, right?
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On  August 18, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Beneath the products I have in my cart there is a button that says, "Checkout." When I click that, I am able to proceed to purchase the products in my cart. I hope that helps!
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On  August 15, 2013,  Robin C. asked:
The wonderful world of 1st grade!!
I just found out two days ago that I have been reassigned to first grade. I have only taught upper grades (4 and 5) for 25 years!!! Needless to say, I am scared to death. I don't have a clue how to teach a child HOW to read among other things. I have no resources.........................ofcourse, I've spent thousands on upper elementary resources over the years.
As soon as I found out, you popped in my mind because I have read and seen so much about you on TPT. You seem to be the "cream of the crop" for primary grades!! I wish I could pick your brain!!!

Anyway..............I am in need of some structure for both Reading and Math Workshop. Do you have any idea where I could buy entire year plans for Grade 1? They would be a gold mine.......more like a security blanket for me. I would not follow them word for word........in Virginia we have SOL's, not Common Core standards. I just don't want to spend WEEKS writing plans from scratch when I need to be doing more creative things, like making centers. I bought The Daily 5 hoping I can get a feel for what's ahead.

I wasn't this scared the first day I ever taught and I even had a Vietnamese child who could not speak English!!! Any ideas would be a treasure for me.
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On  August 18, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
I think Deanna Jump and Deedee Wills have produced a collaborative resource. Check out their shops! Good luck :)
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On  August 15, 2013,  Virginia P. asked:
Hi Abby!
I love your First Grade Fun unit. I am having trouble printing from Adobe. I am in reader not preview so I'm confused on what else to try. Can you help me?
Virginia
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On  August 18, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too.

If that doesn't work, I would google your specific printer/computer since these issues are usually specific to your printer/computer and not file-related. It could be that you don't have enough memory on your computer.

Another option is to hit Print- then click ADVANCED- Next click PRINT AS IMAGE- then click print.

If all else fails, open a ticket on TpT. Unfortunately, I'm not a printer guru and this is my exhaustive list of fix-its :P
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On  August 12, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi Abby!

I love your stuff and last year I bought your Fun with Firsties packet but for second grade because I was teaching second last year. My school moved me to first grade this year and I would love your packet for first grade. I know most of it is the same but everything on mine says second grade. I was wondering how I can change the wording to first grade instead. Thoughts? I don't necessarily want to re buy the packet again which I'm sure you can understand! :) Let me know! Thanks, Meredith
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On  August 18, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
I'm sorry, the pack is not editable :(
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On  August 8, 2013,  Kim Deweese D. asked:
How do I re-download it for free? I own it and would love to see the up-dates.
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On  August 7, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi Abby! I purchased your Fun with Firsties Back To School for First Grade bundle and I am having some issues printing from page 19-45. Is there anyway you could e-mail the document to me so I can open it in a different browser. Thanks!
Wyland
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On  August 7, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is a common issue, usually because you are printing from "preview" instead of from Adobe Reader. Make sure you have the latest Adobe Reader download, too. Hope that helps!
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On  August 5, 2013,  Lindsey L. asked:
Hi Abby! I love this packet- just wondering what other books besides "The Night Before First Grade" I would need in order to complete all of the activities? Thanks!
Lindsey
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On  August 7, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
All of the books are only recommendations, and you don't truly "need" any of them to complete the activities :) But, if you do want to add them as supplements, they are: No More Pencils, No More Books! First Grade Stinks! and First Grade Jitters. I hope that helps! Thanks so much for looking!
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On  July 30, 2013,  Natasha  asked:
Hi... All of your stuff is fab.!!! Do you make all your graphics and backgrounds? If not where do you get them??
Natasha
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On  August 1, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Nope! I purchase from a lot of talented clip art artists and graphic designers. Several sell on TpT! Just search for the clip art you're looking for and a bunch will come up! Etsy is a great place, too!
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On  July 21, 2013,  Hayley W. asked:
Hi there,
Sorry to bug you with another question.
I will be teaching a grade 1/2 split in September. Which packet do you recommend the 1st or 2nd grade one?
Thanks so much!
Hayley
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On  July 26, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
I would go with the 1st grade one, just so it's easier on your firsties! The activities are VERY similar to the 2nd grade one, so they probably won't even notice :)
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On  July 14, 2013,  Margaret L. asked:
I bought the Super in Second grade packet last year and will be teaching 1st grade this year. I see that I have the same situation as many others on this board- is there anyway that maybe you could offer the pages separate for each grade level? I think the Find-a-Friend might be the same for both 1st and 2nd grade, so I don't really need that part of the packet.

Thanks! I love your stuff- I have bought a lot from you!
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On  July 16, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Sorry, I don't have anything available like this at the current time :)
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On  July 7, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I am teaching a Grade 1/2 split. Is there any chance there is a pack for a combied these combined grades? Thanks!
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On  July 7, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Not at this time! Sorry!
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On  July 2, 2013,  Dawn G. asked:
HI
Can this be editted to fit Kindergarten ?
thanks,
Dawn Garlow
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On  July 7, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Not editable, but I have a separate pack for kinders found here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Crazy-for-Kinders-Back-to-School-for-Kindergarten-293924
On  July 2, 2013Sailing into Second (TpT Seller) asked:
This pack looks amazing!! Will you be updating the Super In Second pack too? :)
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On  July 7, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Yes! It will be done before Back to School :)
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On  July 1, 2013,  Hayley W. asked:
Hi there,

I am teaching a Grade 1/2 split. Is there any chance there is a pack for a combied these combined grades? Thanks!
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On  July 7, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Not at the current time, sorry!
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On  June 27, 2013,  Cindy T. asked:
Would you be making a second grade pack by chance?
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On  June 28, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
It already exists :) You can check it out here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Super-in-Second-Beginning-of-the-Year-Activities-for-2nd-Grade-145341
On  June 27, 2013Miss Kindergarten Love (TpT Seller) asked:
I love the update!!! Thank you Abby!!
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On  June 28, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Aw, thanks, friend!!!! XXOO
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On  June 26, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I just bought this adorable pack from you but it will not download properly. All the fonts/words are just smudged looking lines, and I can't use any of the sheets. IS there a way to get a refund or a way to fix this?
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On  June 28, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
No worries! This is totally fixable! First, make sure you have the most updated version of Adobe Reader. Then, make sure you are opening in Adobe Reader and not in "preview," which will often cause the problem you are describing. I hope this helps! {If you do need a refund, you will have to contact TpT directly, as sellers do not handle any money-related issues.}
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On  June 26, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Aloha,
Do you have a similar packet for 3rd graders?

Thank you,
Melody
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On  June 26, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
I do! It's called Back to School for Big Kids :)

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Back-to-School-for-Big-Kids-Beginning-of-the-Year-Activities-241623
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On  May 14, 2013,  Amy M. asked:
Abby,

I just bought your Fun with Firsties and am unable to open the file. While trying to download, it states that the file is corrupt and is not able to be opened. I talked with the tech support at my school and they said it is an issue with the file, not my computer. Is there any way you could email me the file?

Thanks,
Amy Magnin
magnin79@yahoo.com
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On  June 11, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Hmmmm, I'm not sure! Thousands of customers have successfully downloaded this pack, so I know the file is not corrupt. Definitely open a ticket with TpT :)
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On  May 6, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Is there any difference between the kinder pages and the first grade? I bought the kinder but have been moved to first grade and I wanted to see what the differences before I buy the first. Thanks so much!
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On  June 11, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
The first grade back is a little more "challenging" than the kinder one, with slightly different activities :)
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On  April 30, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I upgraded my acrobat reader, but the pages are still very fuzzy. I have a MAC... how to resolve, LITERALLY?
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On  May 5, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
This is likely due to opening it in "preview." Make sure you download/save the product, and this should solve the problem :)
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On  April 10, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I have also paid and downloaded the Fun with FIrsties and it will completely download, and I can view all 41 pages, but when I go to print it, it will only print to page 7. I have tried numerous times. I am very disappointed. Is there any thing that you can do since I have paid for this and it can not be used. Or any suggestions?
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On  April 11, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
I'm so sorry! I would be disappointed, too :(. Thousands of people have downloaded and printed this item successfully, so I know it's not an issue with the file. Make sure you're not downloading and viewing in "preview" in adobe. Often, updating your adobe software will work, too. Of neither of those work, be sure to contact TpT directly by opening a ticket or requesting a refund. Let me know if there's anything I can do on my end to help!
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On  April 8, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I paid and downloaded the Fun with Firsties and it won't show beyond the title page - says there is an error - can you help? Thanks! Nancy Swanson
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On  April 9, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Hmmmm, I'm not sure! You may be opening it in preview or haven't downloaded the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat. Check both of those and let me know if they work. If it still won't work, you can always open a ticket with TpT and consult their expertise :)
On  March 21, 2013ELL in My Heart (TpT Seller) asked:
I have a similar question.... so you create your work in Power point and save it as a .pdf file correct? Each page can be printed separately correct? Can you recommend your clip art site? Thanks a bunch! Ramona
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On  April 4, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Yes, I work in PPT and save as a PDF. I love Etsy, TpT, and Scrappin' Doodles for clip art :)
On  February 2, 2013Make History Fun (TpT Seller) asked:
Do you use a specific program create the templates for your lessons, or do you use clipart?
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On  February 2, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
I use PowerPoint and purchase clip art :)
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On  February 1, 2013,  Buyer asked:
I would really like to use this resource in New Zealand :(
Any chance you would be able to edit the Grade for Year two??
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On  February 4, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Not at this time. Sorry :(
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On  January 20, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi, is there any way I can get this with "year two" instead of first grade? I want to buy it but won't be able to use many of the sheets at the moment because we don't use the term "grade" here in New Zealand! Thanks for your help!
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On  January 31, 2013Babbling Abby answered:
Not at this time! Sorry!
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On  September 2, 2012,  ERIN A. asked:
I posted a question regarding how to open it on a MAC but then I saw you answered it. Sorry for the confusion, Abby! Can't wait to use the product!!
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On  September 3, 2012Babbling Abby answered:
Glad you got it :)
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On  September 2, 2012,  Brandy Z. asked:
I am seeing the exact same thing as MrsKachur! So sad :(
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On  September 3, 2012Babbling Abby answered:
The most common error is mistakenly opening and printing from "preview" in Adobe. Here's what typically works for most customers:

This is easy to fix, so no worries! If you are a Mac user, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader X. If doing that doesn't work, try these options: - If you're a Mac user, switch browsers (i.e. if you're currently opening in Firefox, try opening in Internet Explorer or Safari) - Make sure you check Adobe under "open with" to verify that that Adobe is the program you're using to open the document and not "preview" - Try opening the document from an entirely different computer (open directly from TpT) Please let me know if any of these option help and, if they don't, you'll have to contact TpT for a refund (sellers don't handle anything money-related). Let me know if there's anything else I can do on my end to make this right! Thanks again for your purchase and have a great day!
On  August 31, 2012Elizabeth Kachur (TpT Seller) asked:
I downloaded the file for Fun with Firsties. Unfortunately it is not coming out clear. I can not read any of the information on the 2nd page, I can see the faces on the survey page, but everything else is black blobs on the page. I did download your Gingerbread sample, so I know it is not a problem with file types or adobe reader. Please help...first day is coming up fast!
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On  September 3, 2012Babbling Abby answered:
The most common error is mistakenly opening and printing from "preview" in Adobe. Here's what typically works for most customers:

This is easy to fix, so no worries! If you are a Mac user, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader X. If doing that doesn't work, try these options: - If you're a Mac user, switch browsers (i.e. if you're currently opening in Firefox, try opening in Internet Explorer or Safari) - Make sure you check Adobe under "open with" to verify that that Adobe is the program you're using to open the document and not "preview" - Try opening the document from an entirely different computer (open directly from TpT) Please let me know if any of these option help and, if they don't, you'll have to contact TpT for a refund (sellers don't handle anything money-related). Let me know if there's anything else I can do on my end to make this right! Thanks again for your purchase and have a great day!
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On  August 27, 2012,  Buyer asked:
Hi! Love the unit! Could you please send me a new copy of Jitter Juice? Some of the font is small.

Thanks!
Mary
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On  August 29, 2012Babbling Abby answered:
Hi, Mary! So glad you like it! The font is a size 24. Please feel free to retype in a larger font if you wish :)
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On  August 27, 2012,  Buyer asked:
Hi Abby-
I messaged you earlier about getting a copy of your 2nd grade first day survey. You asked me to email you at babblingabby@gmail.com and I have sent a couple emails now. I'm just wondering if maybe my messages were getting sent to your junk mail since I haven't heard back from you yet.

Kaitlin
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On  August 29, 2012Babbling Abby answered:
Ah, Kaitlin! I'm so sorry! Let me go through my emails and find it!
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On  August 26, 2012,  Buyer asked:
I keep trying to print this, but there are black smudges on many of the pages...help! I'm downloading on my MAC at school, but will try again on PC at home...just installed latest ACROBAT for the 2nd time in last 2 weeks!
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On  August 26, 2012Babbling Abby answered:
The most common error is mistakenly opening and printing from "preview" in Adobe. Here's what typically works for most customers:

This is easy to fix, so no worries! If you are a Mac user, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader X. If doing that doesn't work, try these options: - If you're a Mac user, switch browsers (i.e. if you're currently opening in Firefox, try opening in Internet Explorer or Safari) - Make sure you check Adobe under "open with" to verify that that Adobe is the program you're using to open the document and not "preview" - Try opening the document from an entirely different computer (open directly from TpT) Please let me know if any of these option help and, if they don't, you'll have to contact TpT for a refund (sellers don't handle anything money-related). Let me know if there's anything else I can do on my end to make this right! Thanks again for your purchase and have a great day!
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Fun with Firsties! {Back to School for First Grade}
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Fun with Firsties! {Back to School for First Grade}
Fun with Firsties! {Back to School for First Grade}