Friday, February 20, 2009

What is in Our Veins?

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What is a Pulse?

We learned what a pulse is and how to find it!
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What Does A Cow's Heart Look Like?

We learned a lot about what the heart does. It is a very large muscle in our body.
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Jumping Fun!

Some of us were exercising our hearts! It is good to exercise our hearts everyday!
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What Kinds of Foods Are Healthy To Eat?

At this station we learned about what foods were the "right" foods to eat. Some foods are not so great for our hearts!
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"Kindergarten Rocks Out"!

We all danced with the Tin Man to keep our hearts healthy!
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The Wizard of Oz Visits Kindergarten!

Wow! We learned a lot today about how to keep our heart healthy! The Tin Man, Scarecrow, Dorthy and the Lion helped educate us about how are heart works, what blood vessels are, the importance of eating well and we even learned how to use a stethoscope!
Be sure to ask your child about what they learned. Lots of fun!
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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Celebrating "I Love To Read and Write Month!"

Thanks so much for coming into Kindergarten this morning! The children loved reading their writing to you and a special story that they picked out. Please keep all the wonderful writing! Enjoy!
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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Horton and The Who!

This morning we enjoyed a great Dr. Seuss story. Be sure to ask your child who Horton is!
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More About Sound!

Every month we an opportunity to learn about science with help from parent volunteers. The name of the science program is 4 Winds. We learn so much from our monthly science themes and hands on activities! Enjoy!
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What Does Winnie The Pooh Say About Sound?

We listened to what Winnie The Pooh observed about sound. He was pretty funny!
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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Sound, Sound, Sound!

This afternoon in 4 Winds we learned all about sound. Wow! We did lots of different stations that showed us the different pitches that sound makes, how it travels and what sound can feel like! We called this a vibration. Enjoy!
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Water, Water, Water!

Today we experimented with water and what happens when you add different substances! We discovered that sugar dissolves, but flour does not.
We also spoke a lot about the importance of having clean water and taking care of the water on our planet.
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Another Leo Lionni Story!

This morning we enjoyed a story about a mouse whose tail became green! Be sure to ask your child how that happened!
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Monday, February 16, 2009

Scientific Observations!

Wow! Today we examined snowballs that changed! We discovered that the snowballs melted into water and then the water turned into ice! The children made unbelievable observations about how solids and liquids are formed as well as the importance that temperature can! Be sure to ask your child today about what we did!
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Rainbow Fish and the Coyote!

This morning we heard 2 great stories. Be sure to ask your child about both.
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Friday, February 13, 2009

A Pilot Comes to Kindergarten!

Wow! We had a wonderful time this morning learning about the parts of a plane, how a plane works and the importance of air when it comes to flying. Be sure to ask your child about what we did!
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Thursday, February 12, 2009

What a Great Reader!

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A Special Poem!

Today during Writing Workshop we read a beautiful poem written by Aileen Fischer. The children colored their special tree and are bringing home some seeds to share with the birds they see at there house. Enjoy!
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Decorated Bags!

We had lots of fun this morning decorating our Valentine Bags!
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Reading Startegies!

This morning we worked on using all the reading strategies we have learned in Kindergarten to figure out unknown words. Wow! The children did a great job. Your child will have a sheet in their Reading Pocket today with a list of the strategies we have learned. Please be sure to look at them with your child. On the back of the sheet is a list of encouraging words and phrases that you can use to support your child!BubbleShare: Share photos - Find great Clip Art Images.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Where is My Mother?

We had another great story read to us today in Kindergarten. Be sure to ask your child about all the things that the bird thought were his mother!

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Monday, February 9, 2009

A Great Story!

Today we had another parent come to read to us in Kindergarten. Be sure to ask your child about the story.
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Friday, February 6, 2009

Small Moments and Forest Songs!

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More Small Moments and Forest Songs!

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Small Moments and Forest Songs!

I hope you enjoy watching/listening to your child read their Small Moment Story as well as their singing from December.
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Friday Reader!

This morning we had another guest reader in Kindergarten! The children are really enjoying seeing their parents read!
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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Another Reader!

In celebration of "I Love to Read and Write Month" we had another guest reader! She read 2 very funny stories. Be sure to ask your child to tell you about the stories.
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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Snowy Day!

Today we read the Snowy Day. The children did many different math and literacy activities relating to the book. We created bar graphs that showed things we do and things that both Peter and I like to do, made a scene from the story using paper props and characters and then we wrote about something that was the same for us and our reading partner! Wow! We were busy!!!!
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The 100th Day of School!

Wow! Today we shared our 100 day projects. The children were so creative! This afternoon we will count different groups of objects and sort our groups of objects into different number patterns. What fun!
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Guest Reader!

This morning we had a special guest reader come to Kindergarten. We enjoyed listening to the many stories she shared. Some were very silly! Be sure to ask your child about the stories.
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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Saint Michael's Intern!

Here is Erin Kennally! She is a freshman at Saint Michael's College and is majoring in Elementary Education. Erin will be in Kindergarten every Tuesday morning until the end of April.
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Monday, February 2, 2009

Boots! Boots! Boots!

Today during problem solving the children had to figure out how many pairs of boots we could make out of 14 boots! We had fun using are own boots to help us solve the problem!
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