Our Kindergarten Blog

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2021-04-28

Today we met Cloud

The Gingerbread Man sent us an email and said he was frustrated and mad at his sister. We talked about what to do when you are frustrated and mad. Today our friend Jasmyn came and read us a book about Cloud. She is going to come into our class every week for 6 weeks to talk to us about feelings. She is called our mental health capacity worker. She is from Strathcona County and she works in our school. She brought Cloud for us to look at. He is a fun cuddly stuffie. Ask me what I learned about feelings. We worked on subitizing and ordering numbers today. We continued to work on building our space houses. We practiced printing the letters, U and V. Mrs Kitson read us a chapter from Owls in the Family. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, The Darkest Dark, by Chris Hadfield. We learned that the author is a real astronaut. We watched a video of Christ Hadfield in outerspace. We played a fun asteroid game in gym. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-04-26

Learning about The Space Rover on Mars

Today we watched a video about the space rover and the helicopter on Mars. Mrs. Kitson read us a rhyming song book about the planets. She also read us a information space book. We practiced our subitizing and ordering skills using the shaker dice. We practiced reading popcorn words in our outer space book. We like reading our little books at home. We worked on building our space houses. We are using our creative and problem solving skills. Mrs. Kitson read another chapter of Owls in the Family. Ask me about the pet parade. We talked about playing nicely on the playground. We had a sharing circle and discussed what the consequences should be if we are not following the playground rules. We had fun playing with the new vehicles during wonder time .. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-04-23

Galaxy Art

Today we learned about galaxies. We made our own galaxies with special chalk. We learned about blending colours. We made our own space books. We copied space words and drew our own pictures. We had lots of fun playing with the parachute in the gym. We watched a fun show about space and had some popcorn. We worked on our weaving. We watched the rover land on Mars. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-04-21

Earth Day is Tomorrow

Today Gingy sent us an email. He sent us two books about Earth Day. We talked about how we can help take care of the Earth. We coloured an Earth Day book and we circled the popcorn words we can read. We played an Earth Day game and practiced printing the frog jump letters, M and N. We started building our space houses. We used makedo screws and screwdrivers. We played the xylophones in music class. We played with the parachute in gym. We went outside for lunch. After lunch we went outside and picked up garbage. This is one way we can take care of the Earth. We used plastic gloves so we did not get our hands dirty. We watched a video about Earth Day. Mrs. Kitson read us another chapter of Owls in the Family. Ask me about the book. She also read us a book about Metis music and dance. We tried to do The Red River jig. We had a busy and fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-04-19

Looking for Signs of Spring

Today we went for a nature walk and looked for signs of Spring. We saw different kinds of buds on the trees. We found dandelions and new green grass. In the morning we worked on our printing books. We remembered to start printing from the top. We are using our popcorn words in our lifebooks. We are learning about The Metis People. We learned about who the Metis people are and we learned about the Metis sash. We are working on planning our Space house. We drew the outside of our space houses. Soon we will build our space houses. In gym we played sharks and lifeguards with the parachute. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-04-14

Learning about Breads From Around the World

Today Gingy sent us an email and told us about Ramadan. He sent us two books about the holiday. We talked about how people celebrate many different holidays. We made special flat bread today. We are learning about how bread is made all over the world. We worked hard planning our space houses. We have really great ideas. Ask me about what rooms are in my space house. We are reading many different popcorn words in Gingy's emails. We like reading our little books at home. We are getting to be good weavers. We had fun playing outside today and playing with the parachute in gym class. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.