Our Kindergarten Blog

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2020-11-26

Being Kind to our Bird Friends

Today The Gingerbread Man sent us an email. He told us he had bird friends. He asked us to help him make a present for his friends. We made bird feeders and put them in the trees. We talked about being a community. We watched a storybook called, Our Class is our Family. We talked about how we can help our class community. We practiced our letter sounds and talked about the letter G. It makes two sounds. We talked about patterns and made patterns with our math boxes. We talked about rhyming and matched rhyming words. We had fun playing a running game in the gym. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.

2020-11-24

The Gingerbread Man sent us a big Gingerbread House

Today The Gingerbread Man made us a life size Gingerbread House. He sent us an email. He told us he was learning about celebrations around the world. He sent us a YouTube video that showed us celebrations from around the world. We talked about our own celebrations. We talked about patterns today. We decorated a candy decoration to put on our house. We made our own patterns on our decorations. We went on a pattern hunt with Mrs. D, We talked about rhyming and played a rhyming game. We built tall towers and matched numerals with our towers. We made snow sculptures out of big pieces of snow. It was so much fun. We had a fun day in KIndergarten.

2020-11-19

Looking for our Lost Gingerbread Man

Today, The Gingerbread Man sent as another email. He said there was someone in the school that knew where he went. We made posters of The Gingerbread Man to put up in the school. We made a recipe using our math boxes. We used our number sense to make our recipe. We wrote in our lifebooks. We talked about the letter B. We practiced our letter sounds when we sand , The Better ABC song. Mrs. Kitson told us a very funny story with the letter B. We can make up our own story using only words that start with B. We had fun in the gym. We ran through an obstacle course. We did Yoga with our special friend Jasmyn. We sent love out into the world. Ask me how we send love out into the world. We worked really hard. We had fun playing outside. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.

2020-11-17

Learning about Different Cultures

Today The Gingerbread Man sent us an email. He said he was learning about Diwali. He sent us a youtube link so we could learn about Diwali also. He sent us the book, The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School. We talked about the letter R and looked for the letter R in the email. There were lots of R's. We made our own ​rangoli. We worked in our number books, and played with our math tubs. We told stories in our lifebooks. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, The Three Questions. Ask me what the answers to these questions are:

Who is the most important one?

What is the right thing to do?

When is the right time?

We went on a walk looking at signs in the school and outside the school. Ask me what I saw.

We had a fun day in Kindergarten.

2020-11-05

We will Remember

Today Mrs. Kitson read us the book, A Poppy is to Remember. We watched a power point presentation about Remembrance Day. Ask me what Remembrance Day is. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Peace is an Offering. We talked about being kind and respectful. Mrs. Kitson also read the book, Pink is for Boys. One of our friends put up his hand and said, "all colours are for everyone."

Today Mrs. Kitson read us a book about lines. We drew different types of lines and filled in our drawing with water colourful paints. Our pictures are beautiful. We talked about the letter E. We talked about its super powers. It can say its name and it also has another sound.

Have a peaceful November break!

2020-11-03

Scavenger Hunt Fun

Today we went on a Nature Scavenger Hunt. We found spider webs, nests, paper birch trees, rocks, different coloured leaves and lots of other interesting natural items. We went for a long walk in the forest. It was a beautiful day to be outside. We had a picnic outside at lunch time. Mrs. Kitson read us the book. We are Going on a Leaf Hunt. We talked about what happens when Autumn turns into Winter. We exercised like different animals in the gym. We had an awesome day outside.