Monthly Archives: May 2014

Music

Mrs. Shuster asked to have a song posted for families to hear at home. Here is a song that our students sang and recorded this morning in Music class. Magic Penny

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Willowgrove Outdoor Education Center

We had a fabulous trip to Willowgrove Outdoor Center yesterday. We learned about camouflage. We collected wool worms and sorted them by colour. We discussed how birds could find red worms easier than brown worms. We learned about insects and … Continue reading

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Apple Blossoms

In the Fall the students inquired about seeds. They delighted in finding seeds in their snacks. Today I brought in some branches from my Apple tree. We watched a short clip on the life cycle of an Apple tree. We … Continue reading

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Straws

In our continued exploration of 2d verses 3d objects, I purchased a Straw kit. Students have been exploring the straws and making squares, rectangles, cubes and rectangular prisms. Through their explorations they began designing items like chairs, dog houses and … Continue reading

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Money

During our maple syrup exploration the students created a store and sold pretend maple syrup. Our students set up a store with a cash register. They explored the coins. Now we are learning to name the coins and talk about … Continue reading

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Exploring magnets

Today I brought in a set of Magnetix. Two groups explored the materials. Here are their initial thoughts. What things are magnetic in your home? Where do see magnets? Do you On my way! any Magnetix sets? If so what … Continue reading

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