Our Kindergarten Blog

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Our Gingerbread Man Friends

Today the Gingerbread Man sent us a very special gift. It was a life size Gingerbread Man House. He said he wanted us to decorate it. We made colourful candies for the house. We talked about the letter B. We played a fun estimation mystery game. We practiced putting together hard puzzles. We played a fun dice game. We finished our Gingerbread Man posters. We will be putting them up around the school. Mrs. Kitson read the book, Sulwe. Ask me about the book. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.


Chicka a dee dee dee

Today we learned about the different calls and songs chickadees make. They make 16 different calls. We learned about 4 different calls. Ask me about them. We drew chickadees with pastels. We looked for shapes and lines. We are proud artists like Robert Bateman. We played power of 10. We told stories in our life books and made up stories with beautiful stuff. We talked about the letters ck and how they sometimes go together. We talked about the different sounds c makes. We listened to a story about the spirit of the chickadee. Ask me about the story We had so much fun playing on the mountain at school. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.


Designing with Pattern

Today we talked about different patterns. We are learning to us AB language to talk about patterns. We are learning what the core of a pattern is. We made our own patterns at the beautiful stuff center. We talked about the letter U. Two of our friends have u's in their names. We are learning that letters are tricky sometimes. Mrs. Kitson read us the book, Me First. It was a really funny book. Ask me about the sand witch. We are working hard listening for sounds at the beginning and ending of words. It is really hard to hear the sounds at the end of words. We are learning to recite nursery rhymes. Did you have a favourite nursery rhyme when you were a child? We had a fun day in Kindergarten.


The Gingerbread man Sent us an Email

What a surprise! The Gingerbread Man sent us an email. He told us that he has been visiting all of the classrooms in the school. He said he is learning many new things. He sent us a package. It was a book. It was all about a gingerbread man lost in a school. We decided to make posters to help us find our gingerbread man just like in the story. We talked about the letter E. Many of our friends have e's in their names. We made beautiful designs using our understanding of pattern. We had lots of fun playing on the hill at the end of the day. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.


Patterns, Patterns

Today we practiced making patterns. We are learning that a pattern repeats. We learned the math word; attribute. It is a big word. We played an estimation game. We listened for clues and learned about numbers. We worked on big floor puzzles and cooperated with our friends. We talked about the letter o. We have two friends with o's in their names. We made pictures with rubbing templates and tracers. Mrs. Kitson read us a book about the artist, Robert Bateman. He talked about how he started loving birds when he was eight years old. The first bird he fell in love with was a chickadee. We drew a chickadee in our nature notebook. We will be learning about our native birds. We had fun at Wondertime and we had lots of fun playing in the snow. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.


Big Feelings

Today we talked about big feelings. We watched a storybook video called: The Boy with Big Feelings. We talked about our own big feelings and how we should be kind to our friends when they have big feelings too. We wrote in our lifebooks about what we did during Fall break. We played swat the letter sounds. We are practicing the sounds; s,a,t,p,i and n. We made pictures with rubbing mats. We talked about patterns. Mrs. Kitson made people patterns with us. We had to guess what the pattern was. We made our own patterns with the math tubs. We talked about the letter G and how it makes two different sounds. We listened for the g sound in our friends' names. We had lots of fun playing in the house center, painting drawing and building. It was a fun day in Kindergarten.