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About mrsharrisonlsps

I'm a Kindergarten teacher who is running a Full Day Early Learning Kindergarten Program. I am an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Discovery Educator Star.

Picture a Tree

Our students are keen observers. They are looking closely at the it environment and making comparisons and discoveries. Last week we read Picutre A Tree. The children used plasticine to create representations of the trees in our schoolyard. At home, … Continue reading

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Building Challenge

Our learners are always up for a good challenge. Yesterday, we asked students to partner up and pick one challenge. Challenge one was to create something to hold the baby. Challenge two was to create the tallest structure. The materials … Continue reading

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A String of Beads

Today we read the story titled, A String of Beads by Margarette S. Reid. The children’s book response was a creative response. They beaded and made bracelets, chains and necklaces. They were very proud of their designs. Beading is a … Continue reading

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Reading over the summer

Nightly reading is now a habit in many households. Unfortunately the year is coming to an end and the reading materials are being inventoried and need to be returned. A few families have asked how they can continue to support … Continue reading

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Play Day Fun

We are sending home some very tired children today. We started the day with a plasticine response to the story The Subway Mouse. Students created 3D mice. After recess we had play activities outdoors with all of the kindergarten classes. … Continue reading

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Milkweeds

“We walked to the pond. We saw milkweeds. They were really little. They grew leaves. It started to flower. Now there are flowers on the milkweeds.” -post by one of our junior kindergarten students

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Capacity

We are exploring capacity. We are learning how to measure and compare the capacity of containers. Today we learned… we have to fill up each scoop we need to use the same size scoop when we are measuring if it’s … Continue reading

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My Mind can be like a Glitter Jar

This week we are learned how our minds can be like a glitter jar. Thoughts and feelings can get jumbled and spin around in our heads. We have talked about strategies to calm our minds and let the glitter settled … Continue reading

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A month of discoveries

Our class participated in the 30 x 30 challenge in the month of May. We made a commitment to go outdoors more frequently and spend time in nature. We have always venturedaffodils d to the pond on a weekly basis. … Continue reading

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Advocating for Monarchs

A few weeks ago I shared an article about Mrs. Greenham’s class in Newmarket. Her students are asking the public to plant milkweeds in order to save the Monarch Butterflu species. The article was in the Era Banner on May … Continue reading

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