September 19, 2014

Five for Friday {Linky Party.. September 19th}


Five for Friday is a weekly teacher linky party where you post five random things from today or this past week and on your blog. Then, you come back and link your blog post up at the bottom of this post in the linky tool.Grab the button above and link back to this post on your blog.

Today is National Talk Like A Pirate Day- who knew?!?

Now, I am not a huge fan or pirates but I am never one to step back from a fun mindless, crazy special day. So my friend Mel asked some friends to join her in celebrating this fun day!

So.. I am bringing you a Pirate Theme Five for Friday

featuring 5 fabulous treasures!

Here we go…



I have a fun {free download} set of Counting by 5 cards!  These include numbers 5-300. They fit perfect in a pocket chart- or can easily be used on a table or on the floor!


We have been working on counting by 5’s past 100- so these will fit in perfect with my first graders!

Quick Link: Count by 5’s Cards


Another BIG skill we are working on is recognizing and ordering the Days of the Week and Months of the Year. I have several sets but I am excited to add these fun pirate ones to my collection!


We use these in small groups while sitting at the table but I also have them in my pocket chart centers for independent practice.

Quick Link: Days & Months Cards


Click below to see a few of the my Pirate Friends featuring a few treasures on their blog today!

Pirate Friends!


My store is on sale today only! {Friday, September 19th}

No code necessary. All products are discounted. Don’t miss out! Just click the Doodle Bugs banner below.

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I have been gathering up some fun little treasures- to mail out to one lucky person.

I will announce the winner in next week’s Five for Friday! Everyone loves a little “good mail” and I am excited to mail this box of goodies to someone special.
Simply- leave a comment on this post to be entered into the giveaway.
Happy Weekend! Link your Five for Friday post up below!


  1. Hi Kacey! Thank you for the cute and helpful freebies! I need some cute new days of the week and months of the year. What a cute theme for a post and a great idea to send out a box of goodies!
    Have a great weekend!
    i Heart Second

    The Think Aloud Cloud

  2. Hi Kacey,

    I love all your pirate themed things!
    I will definitely be using those counting in 5 cards.

    Have a great weekend,
    Rainbow Lily
    Rainbow Lily Designs

  3. Arrrrrrr...I love me some pirate matey ;)

    Haha okay, that was cheesy.

    Thank you for the sale and enjoy your weekend!

    Brooke A.

  4. Thank you for the freebies. My kiddos have been having a hard time with counting by 5's past 100, so this will really help.
    Learning By The Seashore

  5. Thanks so much for the count by 5's freebie! I've got second graders who are still struggling, and they will LOVE the pirates!

    As always, thanks also for the opportunity to link up!

    Stories and Songs in Second

  6. I absolutely love how "clean" all your products look. Love the pirate cards.


  7. I am adding your pirate freebies to my weekend to-do list! My kids will love them and it will be great for independent or partner practice. Thank you!

    As always, thanks for hosting! I always look forward to posting my Five for Friday post and going to read everyone else's. Have a great weekend.

    My Carolina Classroom

  8. I hope I win the "pirate booty"! BTW, I really can't get over how much I love your new blog design. Each time I visit, it just convinces me that I need to refresh mine!
    On the Go Teacher Mama

  9. Arrr Matey! I've been told you've got some goodies here for us mates! Ok, I'm done. That was fun! Great blog post!

    The Purple Teacher

  10. Thank you for the pirate treasures!

  11. Thank you for sharing your new stuff!
    I am excited about the counting by fives cards that go all the way to 300! Thank you!

  12. Thank you so much for the freebies!

  13. Love your Five for Friday Link ups!
    -Lovely Nina

  14. Love all of your freebies and I love your Friday link up! Thank you for doing this every week! Fingers crossed I win :)

  15. Happy Friday! Thanks for the linky party funness!
    Chickadee Jubilee

  16. So fun! Thanks for sharing all of this fun stuff!

  17. Thanks for this fun post and the awesome giveaway too!

    ABCs and Polkadots

  18. Thanks for the freebies! Have a great weekend!

  19. Thanks for the Pirate Counting cards & happy mail from Doodle Bugs would certainly make my weekend!

  20. I have a pirate themed classroom this year! I hope I win!

  21. Thanks for being such a generous Matey!

  22. Hi Kacey, I love your teaching resources and use them weekly with my first graders. They are always just what I need for my lessons.

  23. I love your stuff! Thanks for a chance to win some treasures!

  24. I love your Five for Friday link up, it's such a fun way to end the week! Five for Friday Pirate Style was even more fun!

  25. I look forward to your post every Friday!

  26. I'm happy to have discovered your blog! Thanks for the Freebies!

  27. Great to have a weekly round up so thank you for hosting Five for Friday. My kiddos love Pirates and I have created several resources on this theme too. I am always on the lookout for freebies & give-aways to add to this topic so thank you for your generosity :-) Have a super weekend.
    Pempis Palace

  28. Love the counting my 5 cards- perfect for my firsties!

  29. I love your blog! Thanks for the awesome resources!

  30. Thanks for all the treasures! They are awesome!

  31. Thank you for the FREEBIEs! My teammates and I celebrate Pirate Day with our Kinders on the district count day. 1st-5th have their Track & Field, so not wanting to be left out-we have Pirate Day! It's been wonderful, it gets bigger and better each year.

  32. Such a fun way to celebrate Friday! Thanks for sharing your pirate freebies:)

    The Resourceful Apple

  33. Thank you for all the pirate loot! What a fun Friday post!

  34. Wow! So amazing to share all this booty!

  35. I love your ideas and freebies. Thank you so much. How sweet of you matey!

    Heather Moore