How To Books

The kindergarteners have been working hard to finish their “how to” books this week. We learned to tell about our topic step by step and give each step a number. We also have been working on drawing diagrams in our books. We used diagrams in other books we have read to help us learn what they could look like in our own books.

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Learning about Germs

We learned about germs today as part of our ongoing health unit. We read a book and learned that germs are so tiny we can’t seem them, germs are everywhere, and that some germs can make us sick. We learned how germs can get into our bodies and how to keep them out. We acted out using tissues, coughing into our elbows and washing our hands.
The kids made posters to teach facts about germs.

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Some of the children hung their posters around the room to remind our class about germs. Other students took their posters home to share with their families.

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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