Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Check Out Dorothy Alling Library In January!

Last week Ms. Jill, the town librarian visited Kindergarten.  She delivered our new library cards and filled us in on some rely fun and interesting library events happening in January! Click here for the website and read below the exciting events happening in January and they are all free!

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Read to a Dog! Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm. Starts January 13.Bring a book and share a story with one of our friendly trained therapy dogs. All dogs registered with Therapy Dogs of Vermont. Call 878-4918 to pre-register for individual sessions. 

Pajama Story Time: Monday, January 12, 6:30 pm.  Bring kids in PJs with their favorite stuffed animal for stories, a craft and a bedtime snack. Presented by Building Bright Futures and Dorothy Alling Memorial Library. 

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A Forest Celebration!

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Today we celebrated the forest!  We have been learning a lot about forest life, types of trees and the animals that depend on and live in forests.  Today we brought in our own forest animal and ate a special lunch in our classroom!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Creating and Designing 3 D "Gingerbread" Houses in Kindergarten!

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This morning we had an opportunity to create and design our very own 3 D house.  We had lots of wonderful parents who volunteered their time and the supplies we needed!  3 Dimensional houses have lots of height and width.  We each had our very own ideas about what to create.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

A Forester From Colorado: @SKYPEClassroom!

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We had an amazing Skype session this morning from a real forester in Colorado.  Our forester works in Yellowstone National Park!  We learned a lot about the different types of animals and their adaptations!

Monday, December 8, 2014

Hour of Code

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Today we began to create code!  We are celebrating the Hour of Code! Coding is really fun.  We connected coding with giving directions of "how to" do something.  We also explored Daisy The Dinosaur on the iPads.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Creating and Designing Rabbits!

This morning we were able to begin painting our paper mach rabbits!  We look forward to adding more physical features on Monday!  Here are a few photos of what they look like!


Thursday, December 4, 2014

Making A Difference one Project At A Time!

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This afternoon my students along with some awesome parent volunteers were able to walk over 2 wagons of food to the Williston Food Shelf!  We were so happy to help out others in our community.  We were able to deliver our food and also learn about the food shelf and how important a food shelf is in a community. Smart Blog On Education: One Project At A Time!

Monday, December 1, 2014

Creating Forest Animals!

This morning we created our own rabbit!  We used newspaper, tape and paper mache! We also created our own scientific drawings of forest animals too!  Our classroom is going to have lots of wonderful forest work to see very soon!

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