Sunday, October 14, 2012

Boo {Hoo} Broken Bones & a freebie

My ten year old son, Quinn, went to the pumpkin patch with his best buddy today. He came home looking deadly pale and holding his right arm gingerly to his chest. Apparently they got a little too daring jumping off hay bales. He put his arm out to try to break his fall. As soon as I heard that I figured we were in for it.

3 hours and some painful x-rays later, it was determined that he has broken his elbow in 2 places and possibly fractured his wrist. We will need to see a pediatric orthopedist tomorrow.  Of course it was his writing hand, too! I had to help him go to the bathroom, change his clothes, brush his teeth... My poor baby!

Before my afternoon took a dramatic turn, I had uploaded a booklet I made on American Symbols as a freebie. I usually don't like the workbook pages that come with our series so I made this to visually reinforce the vocabulary. I printed in black and white and let the kids color each page. I included an answer key as well.

Click {HERE} to download your freebie. I'd appreciate it if you would leave feedback on TpT. Thanks my friends. I have to go to trainings 3 days this week (crazy, huh?) so I'm off to go finish my sub plans.



  1. Hope your little one is doing alright. I remember when my son broke his collarbone. Ouch! He is better now, but I still get nervous. Thank you so much for the freebie!

  2. Love your freebie!!
    Poor guy---owwww!!!!

  3. Oh, I feel so bad for your little guy! I will be thinking of you as well.

    Thanks for the freebie!

  4. Oh no! Poor little :( Hope he's feeling better!!
    A Cupcake for the Teacher

  5. Poor, Quinn! I'll be praying for a fast recovery. :) Thanks for the freebie!

    The Teacher Diaries

  6. Hope your son has a quick recovery!

  7. Poor little guy!!! I hope he recovers quickly!
    (Thanks for the freebie!)

    First Grade and Fabulous

  8. The picture of your son made me so sad when I read your post the other day. Hope he heals quickly! I hope you don't mind but I just Boo-ed your wonderful blog. You can check out the post and link to the linky on my blog.
    Teach With Laughter

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  10. Poor little fella! Boys will be boys!! I hope he gets better soon!!
    Mrs. Christy’s Leaping Loopers