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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, The Book with No Pictures. It was a really funny book. Ask me about the book. 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.


Zooming with The National Ballet of Canada

Today The Gingerbread man sent us three of his favourite bird books. Mrs.Kitson read the book, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!. It was very funny! We practiced printing numbers today. We remembered to start from the top. We talked about the letter R. Three of our friends have r's in their names. They even have secret r's.(ar, and er). We practiced making patterns and played fishing for letters. We made bird feeders. In the afternoon we hung them up in the forest. We had lots of fun playing in the forest. We had a special music day. Mrs. Grau had a zoom call with The National Ballet of Canada. We did lots of dance moves. It was so much fun. It was a dancing kind of day in Kindergarten.


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.


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.


Chicka 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 have two friends that have the secret ch in their names. We listened to a story about a Big Temper. Ask me about the story We had so much fun playing on the mountain at school. 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.