Monthly Archives: January 2014

Chinese New Year

This week we read a lot of books about Chinese New Year. We read both stories and non fiction (real facts) books about this holiday. We learned a song called The Lion Dance Song which is sung to the tune … Continue reading

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Frozen Bubble Experiments

Over the past month we have been investigating bubble solution. Here is a write up of the students experiments and their findings. Bubbles Rationale: We need more outdoor activities to do in the snow. Students were asking for more items. … Continue reading

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Here Comes Jack Frost

We listened to the story called Here Comes Jack Frost. We made art work from salt paint, cut up paper and white crayons. Some students used Doodle Buddy on the iPads and made their responses.    

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PACHI

Today we met PACHI, the mascot for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. The students welcomed PACHI to our gym and learned about thr upcoming games. After his visit we continued to work with two-dimensional shapes and made PACHI replicas.

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Bird Feeders

We have noticed many birds in our schoolyard recently. We have experienced an ice storm and we are wondering what the birds are eating outside. We took advantage of the severe cold weather and created ice block bird feeders. On … Continue reading

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Ice explorations- Balloon Fun!

This week we had a wide range of weather. It ranged from minus -40C to -5C. We took this opportunity to explore how the temperature effects different items. This post is about how we ‘Looked Closely’ at balloons and the … Continue reading

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