Monthly Archives: January 2015

Acts of Kindness

Our school is participating in an Act of Kindness Challenge for the next month. We are keeping tally marks of our acts of kindness. It might be a kind word, a helping hand or an invitation to play. Each day, … Continue reading

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Paper skating

In our physical education classes we are working our large muscle group by doing some indoor skating. We use paper plates as our skates. The students are learning the glide motion and how to move their feet. It’s great exercise … Continue reading

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Artist at work….coloured fingers

If your child came home with purple, pink or red hands, ask them about today’s art lesson. We are revisiting our colour inquiry and reviewing how colours go together to make new colours. Today we used squares of crepe paper … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka

Today we had an opportunity to Skype with a student who is currently vacationing in Sri Lanka. Thank you to her parents for showing persistence and connecting virtually with our class. Our students asked, “do you have animals there?” “How … Continue reading

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Geometry- shape challenges

We are learning words such as hexagon, rhombus and trapezoid. We are already pros at identifying triangles, circles, squares and rectangles. We are learning. How to combine shapes to make different shapes. Here are some of our challenges.   We … Continue reading

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