Loreen Leedy

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Rounding Games to the Nearest 10 and 100: Kiddos will review how to round to the nearest ten or hundred with these "TREE-mendous Round & Cover” math games. Instead of rolling dice, players pick Number Cards with digits from 1–9 and arrange them
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Pumpkin Life Cycle Game: Your kiddos will review the stages in the life cycle of pumpkins as they play. The stages are Seed; Sprout; Vine; Flower; Green Pumpkin; Pumpkin. Instead of using dice or spinners, they can draw Number Cards and read numbers
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These Expanded Form Place Value Mystery Pictures help reinforce place value. Kiddos will utilize base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form in these 4 puzzles with a school theme. Students fill in the blanks on the Clues printable, then draw
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Kiddos will have fun solving this owl mystery picture puzzle. First, they’ll find the symmetrical shapes on the clues page. Next, they’ll draw the lines shown by the clue into the corresponding square on their grid. To locate a specific square,
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3rd, 4th, 5th
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Your kiddos will have a whale of a time reinforcing place value while solving this mystery picture puzzle. First they will fill in the Numeral = Expanded Form blanks on the clues printout. Next they’ll draw the lines shown by the clue into the
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Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
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FREE
43 ratings
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This animated picture book is in Keynote format with simple animations that assemble hearts and other shapes into 10 Valentine critters. It runs on an iPad or Mac. Kiddos can guess what the shapes will turn into...a ladybug, a butterfly, a frog?
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Valentine's Day will be extra special with this innovative digital picture book in PowerPoint format. It has a repeating sentence structure plus simple animations that assemble hearts and other shapes into 10 Valentine critters. Kiddos (and adults!)
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Snowflakes fall in Winter and these 2 printable card sets allow students to match pairs of snowflakes or snowflake halves. Great for math centers, the following is included in the PDF: 12 Pairs cards in color or black and white 12 Halves cards in
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am the author-illustrator of over 40 picture books used in elementary classrooms and by parents and homeschoolers across the USA and internationally. TPT members may be familiar with Measuring Penny, Fraction Action, or Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story among many other titles with math, language arts, science and other curriculum content. As my classroom resources are developed and posted, I would love to hear feedback from the experts (you!) My newest title is an informational book about animal tracks for PreK to Grade 1 called Step by Step.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My picture books introduce topics in an engaging visual way, often with multicultural children or animal characters. The illustrations may be comical or realistic. Several titles have been used by textbook companies or featured by Scholastic Book Fairs. For TPT, my goal is to create attractive materials that students will enjoy while they're learning something new or reviewing topics they've already been taught. Grades K – 2 is a typical range for my books but it varies and they are regularly used in lower and higher grades than I'd originally imagined.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

My books have been honored by The National Science Teachers Association, the American Library Association, the Florida Book Awards, and the Parent's Choice Awards, and have received numerous starred reviews.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

After earning a B.A. in Art, I signed my first publishing contract at the age of 25. I started with traditional media such as pen and ink, and since then have learned to illustrate and design my books using digital tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. A recent acquisition of an iPad Pro and pen has provided new creative options to explore. I have visited hundreds of elementary schools in my career and have always been inspired by what teachers make happen in classrooms every day. It's great fun to see the student projects, bulletin boards, posters, anchor charts, and other learning paraphernalia. And now with my Pinterest account I can see classroom activities anytime, which has been so motivating!

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Please visit my blog and web site via www.LoreenLeedy.com. My husband Andy is a scientist working at Kennedy Space Center and we live in central Florida.

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