Spring Party

The kids had a wonderful time munching on goodies, opening valentine cards, and playing spring themed bingo! Thanks to all who planned, provided, attended, and tidied up afterward!

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PS- A pair of sunglasses was left in the classroom after the party. Please let me know if they are yours and I will send them home with your child next week.

100 Days of Learning in Kindergarten

It sure is hard to believe we have been in school 100 days, especially with our snow week. We celebrated being 100 days smarter with a variety of fun learning activities.
We began by cutting out the digits in 100 and turning them into something else…the children created penguins, robots, faces, and lots of other things as well.

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Then we had a museum to view everyone’s artwork. Without any prompting, the kids oooed and awwwed over each other’s work. They were full of compliments for their friends. It was such an endearing moment.

We had a great time exercising to 100 next. The kids did 10 activities 10 times to exercise all the way to 100. They were bunny hopping and twirling, stretching and jogging in place.

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It was great to see that with a few rules and tips the kids were able to safely and independently move around the room as they wished to all the exercise stations.

Later we had a delicious time making necklaces of 100 fruit loops. The kids did a ton of counting(and eating). Needless to say they were a bit loopy when they were done.

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Spring Party- February 13th

Our Spring party is February 13th from 2:30-3. Feel free to come celebrate with us! Our party will be focused on spring but I know many children and parents look forward to making and exchanging valentine cards. Please feel free to make valentine cards with your child if you wish. It is not required in any way. The children will have an opportunity to pass out their cards earlier in the day on the 13th. If you choose to do cards, please include a card for each child and send the cards on February 13th. I will send home a list of names this Friday. Have fun!

Monthly Literacy Learning Update

This Friday you will receive an update on your child’s literacy progress. The form tells about your child’s progress with knowing letter sounds, one of our most important kindergarten learning goals! Please practice the sounds your child does not know. The form will give suggestions for practice as well as ideas to extend and apply your child’s knowledge of the alphabet.