Monthly Archives: September 2014

Spork

Today we read the book titled Spork. We continued to discuss the importance of bucket filling. We talked about Spork’s feelings and we discussed how we can make everyone feel welcome. We are also working on responding to our read … Continue reading

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Snails

A student brought a snail into school yesterday. It disappeared and reappeared at the end of the day. We found a proper container for it and today our students began to wonder about snails. Now, a snail inquiry has launched. … Continue reading

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Terry Fox Run

Today was our school’s Terry Fox Run. Thank you for all of the cash donations. One group of senior kindergarten students worked hard to count the money. We attended a whole school assembly. We talked about how Terry Fox was … Continue reading

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How Full is Your Bucket?

You might be hearing your child talk about how full their bucket is and how they helped others fill their buckets. We have been reading stories about bucket filling. Each person has a bucket. Kind words, smiles and good deeds … Continue reading

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel let down your hair

This week at the Art Center, Miss Sanders had placed some strips of paper along with many other interesting items. Children can go and create whatever they wish in this area. There is no predetermined craft. Students can create bravely … Continue reading

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The Dot Song

On Tuesday our class joined another class via Skype. We learned a little bit about Essex, Vermont and their class taught us The Dot Song.  We are learning about our world and the different weather classes experience. The class showed … Continue reading

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Dot Day

Today we connected and shared our work with a class in Texas. We used FaceTime and showed our work to the class. They showed us an app called ColAr Mix. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/colar-mix/id650645305?mt=8 It takes a 2D shape and makes it appear … Continue reading

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Create Bravely

Monday is International Dot Day! We created bravely this week and made our mark. Students used a variety of materials to create artwork. Stickers, bingo dappers, buttons, Pom Poms, markers, chalk and paper were used and students were encouraged to … Continue reading

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Snack and lunch ideas

Our students select one healthy snack to eat in the morning. We usually eat snack around 9:30 a.m. We would really like to help the children develop a routine of healthy snacks to feed our brains in the morning. Cookies, … Continue reading

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