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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Great News!

I posted this a couple of days ago, and then apparently un-posted it somehow. Sorry if you're reading this again! I did add an update at the end, though!


I posted a little while ago about the idea to do a lemonade stand.

I fully realize that as a new teacher at the end of the year, I have probably bitten off way more than I can chew, but I am so excited about it. The kids are crazy about the idea, my principal LOVES it, and there is so much learning packed into this project!

We are diving right in!

We brainstormed what we would need for the lemonade stand.

We brainstormed places that might help us by sending donations.

We wrote persuasive business letters, learned how to fold them into thirds, and addressed the envelopes.

I added a little note from me with more details.

The school sent them out, and


I am so excited!!!

Updated: We now have THREE places donating to us, including one place that is donating time as well as product, and another place that is offering to donate some cookies, too!

I can't wait to post this weekend about one of the activities we did today. Terrific!

P.S.- Don't forget to join my linky party with your teacher invention! Also you would just plain make me happy!


  1. this is fantastic! I'm excited to see how it goes!

    Sparkles , Smiles, and Student Teaching

  2. That is a great idea! Did you see the Lemonade Stand that Randi at Teach It With Class posted earlier in the week? Super cool.

    Second Grade Math Maniac Blog

  3. WOW Jenny, this is wonderful!!! What a fun and very educational experience!!! Can't wait to hear how it goes and I will keep my fingers crossed that you get more donations coming your way!!!

    Lessons with Laughter

  4. Jenny, this is such a neat idea! I am defintely doing this next year. Thanks for following my blog. I am so glad that it led me to yours! I love finding other second grade blogs too! You are doing some amazing things...and it is just your first year of teaching! That is wonderful!

    Delighted in Second

  5. Jenny this is an amazing idea and that's awesome that you have donations already. This is a project the kids are going to remember forever! ;)


  6. Congrats on your donation! Have your students played the online Lemonade Stand game? My son LOVES it! Here's the address:


    The Corner On Character

  7. Mad props on creating such a neat real world learning situation for your kiddos :) I can't wait to see the final results!


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