Hi! Happy Friday!!!
Things have been really busy but good at school in SK land! Here are a few highlights…
On Monday we put our chick eggs in our incubator. The children were so excited to do so. One of the eggs cracked so we have 11 eggs that are hopefully going to hatch into little chicks. Each day our kinderstar gets to be the chick patrol where he/she checks on the eggs, the temperature, humidity and egg conditions! This is a fun way to look at the eggs, practice drawing and writing numbers and the kids just love taking responsibility for the eggs!
On Tuesday,the children had a good day with Mrs. Ray and Mr. Kneebone (I was absent). The children enjoyed listening to the story, The Cow that Laid an Egg, written by Andy Cutbill. This is a very funny story about a cow that wanted lay an egg! The children also had a chance to put the story of a chick’s lifecycle in proper sequence! This activity was very well-done!
The boys exploring our Chick lifeycycle game
On Wednesday, we worked hard on our Mother’s Day crafts….we “posed” on Monday, then painted, glued and printed throughout the day on Wednesday! These gifts went home in your child’s “Mr. Zippy” yesterday (Thursday). I hope you like your gifts, Moms!
In the afternoon, we also went to the Library and computer lab where we explored Baileys Book House, and made mother’s day cards using the stamps and alphabet tools. Next library exchange will be on Wednesday May 15.
On Thursday, the children worked on making their French Mother cards with Madame Marquis. This was a big project that took 2 periods to do so but the children did a lovely job on these! In Numeracy, we have been exploring measurement concepts such as capacity and area. We are now beginning to learn about the passage of time and we discussed concept of before and after. Next week we will do some work around the idea of time, focussing on first, next, then and last.
Today (Friday) our day started with French and the children played a fun game of Bingo using French vocabulary! Their oral French skills are really improving and we are constantly impressed with how much French language they have acquired!
I am looking forward to introducing the children to soccer baseball (or an easier version called ”cricket”) this afternoon in gym with Mr. Stratford’s class! Remember playing that as a child??? So much fun!
That’s all for now!
Enjoy your weekend!
Happy Mother’s day to you all on Sunday!!! I hope you get spoiled
I received an early mother’s day/teachers day, beautiful superhero teacher cape from Will and his mommy, Sarah! Thank-you from the bottom of my heart, Sarah, it made me feel extra special and I wore it with pride all day long!
Love, Ms. Jo-Anne (Aka Superhero Ms. Jo-Anne)