Monthly Archives: September 2013

Seeds, seeds, seeds

We have started an inquiry on seeds in our environment. We have read a few picture books about seeds and we gathered some seeds from our schoolyard. Mrs. Greenham has helped the students with their initial wonderings about seeds and … Continue reading

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Terry Fox School Run

Today we participated in the Natonal Terry Fox School Run. Our kindergarten students showed a good effort of running and walking for half an hour. Thank you to the parents and grandparents who joinea in and walked for Terry.  

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Mosaics and Dot Art continued

The students have been busy creating artwork from glass beads, sticker dots and Bingo Dappers. The glass beads (From Micheal’s and Dollarama) are used to create designs and pictures on a round piece of cork. The students are learning about … Continue reading

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Sunflower seeds

Today I received a photo from James and his family. Last spring we planted sunflower seeds in class and the students brought their plants home in May. Some plants didn’t survive past the kindergarten gate, however some families did manage … Continue reading

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Library exchange

Today was our first visit to the library. We learned where to pick books. We received new library bags and talked about how to be safe with the bags. Students are welcome to exchange their library books as frequently as … Continue reading

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International Dot Day

We have read the book titled The Dot several times. We watched The Dot Movie on BookFlix and we were inspired to make dot artwork too. We joined countries from around the world in celebrating Dot Day. You can read … Continue reading

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Apps for letter identification and formation

In our k class we use iPads as a learning tool. This week I have introduced the app LetterSchool this app provides a lot of support for students. It models how to form the letter. It helps as the child … Continue reading

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Sunflower Garden

We have been busy creating a garden of sunflowers for our bulletin board. We look forward to welcoming families in for the open house to see our boards. (Date to be announced shortly) We finger painted, cut, did dot paintings, … Continue reading

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Looking Closely at…. sunflowers

Last spring our class planted sunflower seeds and watched the beginning of the life cycle of sunflowers. On Friday, we looked closely at the blooms of sunflowers. We examined the blooms under the document camera and discussed the interesting colour … Continue reading

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Lunches

I’m often asked by parents what they should pack for their child to eat while at school. We have an open snack time in the morning around 9:30 a.m. ish or sometimes after recess at 10:20 a.m. I encourage students … Continue reading

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