Monthly Archives: April 2013

Fire Fighters Visit

On Thursday, three fire fighters visited our classroom. There were a few key messages that were shared with us. 1. There is a difference between tools and toys. Know the difference. Don’t play with tools. They played a game with … Continue reading

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Earth Day

Today we recognized Earth Day with a schoolyard clean up. For the past month we have been reading non fiction texts about recycling, trash and helping our Earth. We have read fiction texts about Earth Day, rhymes from the Green … Continue reading

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A Skyping week

Is spring coming? Here in Ontario we have been wondering when we will see changes tht represent spring. This week we Skyped with Ms. Lowe’s Kindergarten class in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Ms. Lirenman’s grade one class in Surrey, British Columbia. … Continue reading

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Our Pond – over time

We have been walking to the pond every month all year. Here are pictures of our pond, the milkweeds and the berry bushes.

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Seize the opportunities

Yesterday was a day of freezing rain in our community. Our schoolyard looked different. We went outside and did some comparing and contrasting of our play area.   Look at our basketball net. What caption would you put under this … Continue reading

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A visit from Mayor Grossi

Today the mayor of our town visited our Kindergarten classes. Our students prepared some questions for Mayor Grossi. “Do you design hockey arenas?” “Where do you live?” “Did you make ¬†baseball diamonds?” “Where do you work?” “Do you go to … Continue reading

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Our Schoolyard…Spring is coming?

This week we walked around our schoolyard and over to our pond. We took photos and compared our observations from our winter walk. There are several key things we are looking at on our walks. We are observing one main … Continue reading

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Music Monday

Every May schools across Canada join together to sing one common song, this year the song ¬†is titled Is Someone Listening. The song is a collaboration between Christ Hadfield and Ed Robertson from The Barenaked Ladies. We have read all … Continue reading

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