Our Kindergarten Blog

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Finger Time Fun

Today we listened to the song Thanks A Lot, by Raffi. We learned the signs for the song. We talked about what we are thankful for. We looked at our friends' names. We looked for the letter N. We noticed there is a secret in the word, Thank. It is the TH secret. Mrs. Kitson read the book, The Dot. We made our own pictures with 10 dots. We played with our new finger fun bags. We are strengthening our fingers. We retold The Three Bears story. We cut out pictures and put them in the correct sequence. I can retell you the story after you read me a story at night. We had fun in the gym today. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, The Sharing Circle. We had our own sharing circle and talked about what we can do when one of our friends is sad. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Hop on Pop. We talked about rhyming words. We practiced our ABC song. We went outside and played with our friends. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.


Orange Shirt Day

Today Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Shi Shi Etko. We went to see The Orange shirt display in The Gathering Space. We learned about how a little girl could not wear her orange shirt. We talked about how we should treat everyone with kindness. We made our own Tshirt for Phyllis We talked about patterns and put patterns on our Tshirt. We brought home a library book today. We had fun in Music class. Ask me to sing you a song. We had a dance party in the gym. We danced to The Chicken Dance and The Gummy Bear Song. We talked about the types of weather and what we should wear in the Fall. We will be outside everyday so we need to dress for the weather.


Where did The Gingerbread Man Go?

Today Mrs. Kitson read us the story, The Gingerbread Boy, by Paul Galdone. We made Gingerbread Men cookies. We talked about the ingredients in the cookies. We learned where nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger come from. We coloured our own gingerbread man storybook. We played a dice game and we decorated our own gingerbread man. Mrs. Kitson read two other versions of The Gingerbread Man story. We talked about what was the same and what was different between the two books. In the afternoon, Mrs. Kitson baked the cookies. We went to the Foods room to get our cookies and the Three big cookies disappeared. We went for a walk around the school to see if we could find them. When we got back we decorated our cookies. They were yummy! We could not find the Gingerbread Men cookies anywhere. It was a Gingy kind of day!


Land Art

Today we went outside and made land art. We collected red, yellow, brown and green leaves. We made a big mandala out of our collections. In the morning we talked about the difference between a letter and an number. We listened for the sounds in our names. We used our playdough to count out the sounds in our name. We made little balls for each sound. Mrs.Kitson read us the book, We all Make Mistakes by Todd Parr. In Music we learned the chant, Here is the Beehive. At the end of the day we watched the junior high's tricycle race. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.


Nature Art

Today we went outside for centers. We made letters out of natural materials. We talked about the letters s,a,t and p. Mrs.kitson made up a funny story about a pink pig. We watched a video of a nature artist named Andy Goldsworthy. He makes art out of nature. We made our own nature art. We danced outside and we went for our Terry Fox run. You can click this link, Give to Terry Fox and participate in our school fund raiser. We talked about the chores we did to make money. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Oopsie-Do. We talked about how everyone makes mistakes and that it is okay. We went to the gym and did cosmic stretching. We had a fun day in Kindergarten


We Love Painting

Today Mrs. Kitson talked to us about Terry Fox. We talked about how he is a hero. Our school is raising money for The Terry Fox Foundation. Look in my kanga pouch to see what we can do to help. You can donate through our school website. Mrs. Kitson told us the story about Three sisters. We have a Three sisters garden at school. Ask me about the story and about what the three plants are.In the morning we talked about the letters ,s,a and t. We learned that one of our friends has a secret in her name. It is the (th) sound. We had fun painting and playing with our treasure boxes. We wrote in our lifebook about Terry Fox. We practiced the better alphabet song. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, In my Heart, a book about Feelings. We talked about how it is okay to feel all the different feelings. We had fun in music and we had a great mask break in the gym where we did cosmic stretching. We had a great day in nature!