Happy Happy Teachers Appreciation Week! #thankateacher

Hello Teacher Appreciation Week! First of all, let me start off by saying, I hope this week you FEEL THE LOVE, for E.V.E.R.Y.T.H.I.N.G. you do on a daily basis!  No doubt, teachers are overworked, underpaid, and in many schools, under-appreciated.  This year, if anything, has been a very difficult year for many teachers... larger class sizes, teacher assistant cuts, no money for supplies and materials, no money for professional development conferences, higher expectations...from everything from documentation to dress code, for everything from behavior to interventions, transitions to the Common Core, closer readings, higher thinking, deeper understanding, more student collaboration, more teacher collaboration, more meaningful use of technology, teacher performance tied to student test scores...I could go on and on.  Despite all of this, you walk into your classroom day after day, with a smile on your face and a happy heart determined to make a difference in every single little life that sits in front of you from 9:15am-3:45pm.  Your devotion to these little minds, despite their home conditions and the political climate of education today, is commended, appreciated and totally noticed!  It's time you know how much you are appreciated, either through words of affirmation, teachers gifts or discounts and giveaways on Teachers Pay Teachers.  If you are a parent, this is the week to spoil your child's teacher...if you are principal, this is the week to stop telling everybody else how wonderful Mrs./Mr. {insert your name here} is and look this teacher in the eye and tell them to their face, WHY they are so wonderful.  Teachers are tired of school and team affirmation, most teachers only ever need to hear it directly from your mouth or a personalized hand-written note, how much they are appreciated!   If you are a teacher, I wish for you, a week drenched in showers of appreciation. I hope the coffee truck pulls up to your carpool loop and the announcement comes over the loud speaker that all teachers are to report to the loop to order a custom coffee.  I hope there's a back massage sign-up sheet in the office, I hope someone offers to take your recess duty one day, I hope donuts {this is for you, Abby Mullins} appear in the staff lounge and that the PTA puts on a Teacher Appreciation luncheon worthy of royalty!  I truly do wish this for every teacher in every school, everywhere! You totally deserve it!   For more ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week, click HERE.

Here's what I'm doing for you...several things! First, I'm putting everything in my TpT store on sale through Wednesday.  Today and tomorrow will be 20% off and Tuesday and Wednesday, TpT is adding an additional 10% off, so everything on those two days will be 30% with the code TAD13.  

This means, either start shopping now and checkout, or shop now and add everything to your wishlist or shopping cart, so you can check out in the next few days.  You'll definitely want to pick up some items that have been on your wishlist for a while, in addition to some new items like my Common Core Reading bundles for Literature and Informational Text Standards for ELA, K-2. 

Pick them up as a bundle or individually,

You might also be happy to know that my Reading Literature pack has been on the TpT Top 10 Best Seller list for the past 5 weeks and I'm tickled pink about that...I only have you to thank. 

Also, everything in my Two Peas in a Pod store is also 20% off today through Wednesday, too. So now would be a great time to pick up all the yearly bundle.  

I've also updated the Hello Fonts file...use this sale to pick up my Hello Fonts Commercial License.  Here's a preview of the 15 newest fonts added, as of today.  If you already own the license, just redownload it from your My Purchases button and find the 5.5.13 folder.  

I'd love to give away a free Hello Fonts Commercial License to 5 lucky teachers! Here's all you have to do...leave a comment below. Winners will be announced Tuesday night...that way if you aren't a winner, you still have time to pick it up at 30% off! 

Here's a few more goodies for teachers....from Chipotle...

TpT Sale flyer by Beth

#thankateacher is a campaign that takes place on Tuesday, May 7th. On your social media site, take time to thank a teacher that made a difference, we all know, that teachers deserve to know they've made a difference! More info HERE

Credit here for free public domain image. Red Apple clipart in top image.

Happy Reading & Shopping! ~Jen

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Yvonne Crawford said...

Very generous. I hope I win! :) Yvonne Crawford

emangel said...

Love, Love your fonts! Would love to win a commercial license. Thanks for all your great tips and tricks.

Madame Aiello said...

No way... what? I'm the first comment? I'd LOVE to win a commercial license to your fonts! Thanks for the generous giveaway... 5 winners is FANTASTIC!

Mme Aiello @ Teaching FSL

Trayck08 said...

Free fonts and so cute for a K classroom.

Janine said...

I am loving all of the teachers out there who we are to be forever thankful for reaching out when all seemed to be lost. Your blog and all of your products are reaching out to those of us who are creatively challenged and they just make life easier in the classroom. Thank you from the bottom of my <3.


Lauren said...

I love your fonts and your blog! I would love to win the commercial license. Thanks for sharing the teacher appreciation discounts as well! :-)

Amy Marshall said...

Aww, you are amazing! Thanks for the opportunity to win your font license. I hope you have a great week too!

Abby said...

There better be donuts at some point this week, Jen!!!! Love it! Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to you!!!

Cherrie McCain said...

Oh Jen, what a lovely post. I adore your work and will eventually purchase all of these materials unless I accidentally win some first. :) Either way, I hope YOU have a great Teacher Appreciation Week. I certainly appreciate all you have done and created to make teaching more meaningful in the lives of the students that love you and the teachers that follow you.
Have a wonderful week.

Tania said...

I would love some (more) fonts! We appreciate your talent.
My Second Sense

Melissa Broyles said...

I love, love, love all your ideas!! As a new teacher I cannot wait to implement a lot of them into my new classroom!!

Krystal said...

I would love to win your fonts, they are so fun! missplott@gmail.com

Heather said...

Oh my word! I am going to cross my fingers and toes and pray that I win this. I have it on my wish list to buy...but maybe I should just wait. I LOVE your fonts!!

Swinging Through Second Grade

Carriecarrie said...

OOH! I love your fonts and would be super excited to have a commercial license if I won. Thank you for a lovely post, because you're so right! Sometimes, it is just nice to hear a little appreciation or gratitude for what we do every day. Thanks also for your way cool common core bundles; my kiddos and I have been loving them!

Kate Peila said...

Very generous giveaway, Jen. I have my fingers, toes- and even eyes ;) - crossed that I win. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week. We sure appreciate all of your wisdom and insight!

Kate Peila

Mrs. Phillips said...

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Would LOVE your fonts! lmburto@gmail.com

Brandy said...

I would love a commercial license for your fonts!! I love your fonts and use them ALL.THE.TIME on my personal stuff. Since I'm trying to get more into the blogging and TPT world, I would love to be able to use your fonts in my items.

Thank you for creating such great products!

Firstie Kidoodles

Angie said...

Wow, I have never heard of a coffee truck??!! I need to let my PTA know about this:)


Katie and Steve said...

Ahhh...Keeping my fingers crossed!


Angie Henry said...

Winning your fonts would be a dream come true! ahenry4443ah@gmail.com

Lisa R. said...

I love-love-love your fonts!! I would be so excited to win this!!
Learning Is Something to Treasure

Gina Szczodrowski said...

We have chair massages on Friday! I am so excited! Thanks for an awesome post and a great giveaway!
Third Grade Tidbits

Teacher At Heart said...

Coffee truck? Massages? Wow, I'd like to work at one of those schools! Would love to win the font license as well!

Teacher at Heart

Kristen Alexis said...

Ahhh...free fonts are my favorite! I use the Hello Fonts that I got for free all the time to print out newsletter. These new ones are fabulous!!! I hope I win. :) It'll be a good end-of-the-year present!
Kristen Alexis

Amanda S said...

Free fontsAlmost as good as a coffee truck! I know what I'm doing in my retirement.

dbednars said...

I would love to win your fonts! I have been on blogs all day reading all of the teacher appreciation posts, entering giveaways & filling my TPT cart. My school does very little to acknowledge us this week. It's wonderful to hear that many schools really celebrate teachers.

MereMere said...

I'd love to win! meredith.mitchell@nhcs.net

Laurie said...

I'm obsessed with your fonts and am always looking forward to what you create next. This was the best purchase I made on TpT!! Thanks for sharing. My worksheets always look so pretty.

First Grade Lyons' Den

Natalie Kay said...

I'd love to win your fonts!


Amanda said...

Love all those teacher appreciation ideas and would love to win your fonts! Thanks for the opportunity! :)


Erika said...

I love your font! navarro-erika@hotmail.com

My Crazy Life

Jennifer Jones said...
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susan said...

Very thoughtful of you to think of us! Love the fonts.

suzyq said...

Thank you so much for the sweet encouragement to start the week off. You pretty much covered all the frustrations of teaching these days and it is refreshing to know it is not just "our building". Love your fonts!!

204 Scholarly News said...

Hi Jen!! Thanks for all you do for us at Sonora! Love the fonts and for that matter all of your products. Can't wait to see you in July!

Hoot Hoot!

Heather Moyer

Noelle said...

I already have your fonts in my cart, hoping to win!

Lori Faas said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE your fonts!
Lori @
Bee the Change
Mrs. Faas’ First Grade

Jaime said...

I am new to the blogging world but am now addicted to your site!! Thanks so much for your awesome ideas to help me in my fifth grade classroom. I would love the font set to start me off!!

Jaime :)

Daina Roberts said...

Oh my goodness!!! Love, love, love fonts! Fingers and toes are crossed! Thanks for the chance!!! :)


Sarah said...

I would love to win these adorable fonts!

sarahrjessie@gmail.com : )

Cori Lyons said...

What a great giveaway! I love your fonts.


Laurie Condon said...

A letter of appreciation and a don't giveaway? You are too much! Thank you for appreciating teachers and all they do to make the world a better place. And thanks for giving the fonts away to make the world a prettier place! :).


Denise Jarrell said...

I absolutely love your products! I just started making my own and would love to win! You are an incredible mentor to us all, thank-you and happy teachers appreciation week!

Mary Korty said...

I love all of your products!!! Fingers crossed for a pick because I LOVE those fonts!

Jen said...

Thank you for the chance to win your font license. I love all your fonts! I use the free ones all the time :)

peninag said...

I love your fonts and products. I hope I win.

Lisa Scott said...

All of your products are amazing. I would love to win your fonts!

Lisa Scott said...

I love all of your products! I would love to win the fonts; they are adorable.

Inspired in Second said...

I'd love to have your Commercial licence! I use your fonts a lot for my kiddos.
- Amanda {avphilli@gmail.com}
Inspired in Second

Carol T. said...


I love all the great fonts you share. The license would just be the best! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Carol T.

Dina said...

Wow! I would love to win your fonts! Thank you for being so generous.

Yvonnee said...

I would love to win a copy. Thanks for the opportunity.

Lauren said...

Your stuff is awesome! Would love to win!!


Life In Middle School

Deb said...

I am a font addict! Would love your collection:)

Ms. Sanchez said...

Love your fonts and your work! Thanks for doing this.

Amber Freshour said...

Awesome giveaway! Will you be adding these fonts to the free list on your blog? These are currently missing. Thanks!

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