Our Kindergarten Blog

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2021-09-24

Strathcona Wilderness Center

Today we went to Strathcona Wilderness Center. We learned about nature. We were nature detectives. We played nature bingo and had lots of fun finding all the beautiful nature creations. We saw spider webs, spiders, mushrooms, bird nests. Some of us even saw a muskrat. We played lots of nature games. It was fun walking through the forest. There was a real special tree that made a cool opening to the nature path. We had a fun day outside in nature.

2021-09-22

Looking Closely at Our Garden

Today Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Chrysanthemum. Ask me about the book. We ate the soup we made. It was filled with lots of nutritious vegetables. We talk about eating our nutritious food before our treats. We looked closely at carrots today. We used a magnifying glass to see the lines and little roots. We drew the carrots in our nature notebooks. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, The Carrot Seed. We made a picture using our most important tool, our hands. We ripped the paper to make different shapes. Ripping paper helps make our fingers strong. We talked about sorting. We will be sorting many things in kindergarten. In music class we sang, This Old Man and Floating Down the River. In gym class we played Captain's Coming. We had fun playing outside. It was a fun day in Kindergarten

2021-09-20

Vegetable Soup

Today we went to the garden and picked; beans, potatoes, onions, turnips and beets. We made vegetable soup. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Stone Soup, by Jon Muth. Ask me what I learned from the book. We will be learning all about our names. Today we made our names in different ways. We made our names on paper, with blocks, with beautiful stuff and with playdough. We started to write in our Life books. This is a book we will write in throughout the school year. We will tell our own special stories in our life book. We played a fun brain game. We listened for sounds in words and listened for rhymes.Mrs. Kitson taught us a Japanese word, Kimochi. It means feelings. She stirred up a whole bunch of feelings in a pot. We talked about different feelings. Ask me about one of the feelings. We had fun at wonder time. We like playing with all of the different materials in the Maker Space.

Teacher Note: I will be putting on pictures of the children on my blog when I receive all the information from the parent portal.

2021-09-17

Imagination

Today we had lots of fun creating during centers. We have lots of ways to use our imagination and tell our stories. Today we talked about the heroes around us. We talked about the people that are working in the hospitals. We drew pictures for them to thank them for being our heroes. We are listening to different rhyming books. We will be learning different nursery rhymes. We want to know what our parents' favourite nursery rhymes are. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-09-15

Terry Fox, Learning about Heroes

Today Mrs. Kitson talked to us about Terry Fox. We watched a video about him. We talked about what we could do to be nice to people. We talked about ideas to help Terry Fox. We thought we could do chores to make money to give to Terry Fox's foundation. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Breathe. Ask me about the book. We practiced different ways of breathing. Ask me about the bunny breathe. We talked about making our own stories during story maker time. We stopped and shared our stories. Some of our friends made stories with found objects. Some of our friends made pictures and books. Some of our friends told stories. In the afternoon we went to the garden and picked tomatoes. We looked at all the different plants in the garden. We had fun painting, singing, and playing. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-09-13

The Legend of The Three Sisters

Today Mrs.Kitson talked to us about The Three Sisters' Garden that last year's Kindergarten class planted. We learned that The Three Sisters' Garden has corn, squash and beans growing in it. We watched the story of The Three Sisters on the smartboard.also picked carrots. We made zucchini, carrot muffins. We used our sense of smell to guess what some of the ingredients were. We recognized cinnamon and we learned about nutmeg. We had fun telling our stories during story making time. We made stories with blocks, playdough, found materials and of course we made lots of pictures and books. We liked sharing our stories with our friends. We had fun in gym class. We played Captain's Coming. Ask me about the game. In the afternoon we played in the Maker Space and in the house center. We picked out a library book today. When we bring back our book we can take another one out. It was a fun and yummy day in Kindergarten.