Our Kindergarten Blog

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2021-02-22

Owls

Today The Gingerbread Man sent us a book about owls. Ask me what I learned about owls. I am bringing home a book about birds. I circled the popcorn words: I, see and a. I made my own creative art piece. We talked about rhyming words. We can play rhyming games at home. We drew an owl in a nature notebook. We looked closely at the different feet and beaks of birds. In the afternoon we talked about respect. We talked about how we show respect to our classroom and school. We also talked about how we show respect to our friends. We talked about taking turns and asking permission and taking turns picking the game to play. We had fun building a fort outside. It was a respectful day in Kindergarten.

2021-02-19

Respect Rainbow

Today The Gingerbread Man sent us an email. He said he loved all of our pyjama designs. We talked about where we see patterns. We made AB, ABBABB, and ABC patterns in our lifebook. We practiced our letter sounds. We had fun at the art center. We made our own unique pictures using our imagination. We circled the popcorn word, the in our little book about a snowman. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, The LIttle Duck, Sikihipsis. It is a Cree story. Ask me what the lesson of the story is. In the afternoon we talked about respecting our friends. We worked together making a rainbow. We talked about how it felt to to make something together. We talked about sharing, taking turns and teaching each other. At the end of the day we worked together and built a fort in the front of the school. We had a rainbow kind of day in Kindergarten.

2021-02-17

Learning about our Personal Space

Today The Gingerbread Man sent us an email and a present. It is a mailbag just for him. We are sending Gingy the pyjamas we designed for him. We love reading his emails. We see lots of popcorn words in his emails. We saw the words: I, see, the, to , is and it in his email today. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Raven Moon. Ask me about the special bird baby. We practiced sounding out words in our lifebook. We played with our finger fun fine motor toys. We are bringing home another little book to put in our reading box. We talked about Personal Space. We watched the video book, Personal Space Camp. We talked about how we all have different sized personal bubbles. We finally were able to play outside. Hip Hip Hooray. It was a balmy day outside in Kindergarten.

2021-02-10

Valentine's Day Fun

Today we had a fun Valentine's Day Celebration day. The Gingerbread Man sent us two Valentine books. We really liked the book about Chomp, the lemon shark. Ask me about the book. We made a valentine book about colours. We had to look at the first letter of the word to find out what colour word it was. We made a number book too. We made a candy heart graph and compared numbers. We even ate the candy. We decorated a cookie and made a special card for our parents. We had fun playing a four corners Valentine game in the gym. We had a little popcorn and a little movie at the end of the day. It was a sweet kind of Kindergarten day!

2021-02-08

Our Hearts Beep for YOU!

Today we talked about RESPECT. Respect for ourselves, respect for our friends and respect for our classroom and community. We talked about what respect looks like. Ask me about respect. We made our own valentine robots. We used our creativity to come up with our own unique robots. The Gingerbread Man sent us one of his favourite books. Breathe by Scott Magoon. We practiced different types of breathing. We played a math game. Our friend had to guess how many objects we were hiding. We talked about Love and described what love is. It was so cold outside! We stayed inside for recess. We had a cozy day in school. We were wrapped in the love of our community.

We will have a valentine day celebration on Wednesday. Just a reminder that we can not accept any outside cards or treats. I do have special treats and activities for the children. Stay Warm!

2021-02-03

Pyjama Day

Today we had pancakes and enjoyed watching Bugs Bunny cartoons in our pajamas. The Gingerbread Man sent us an email. He asked us to design him a new pair of pajamas. He also sent us the book, The Cat's Pyjamas and a CD with the song, Pyjamarama. We decorated amazing pyjamas, filled with lots of patterns. We are learning popcorn words. The words in our book are: like, can and I. It was so cold outside so we stayed in and had indoor recess. In the gym we played 4 corners and danced Zumba. We played the drums in music. We had a comfy cozy day in Kindergarten.

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