Our Kindergarten Blog

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2021-12-21

The Polar Express

Today The Gingerbread Man sent us a few Christmas books. He sent us the book, The Polar Express. We went on The Polar Express in our classroom. We had a ticket to get onboard. We were served hot chocolate and nougat, just like in the story. There was a big surprise. One of our friends found the magic silver bell in her hood. It was a magical ride on The Polar Express.

2021-12-07

Learning about Hanukkah

Today we talked about how different people celebrate different holidays. We learned that not everyone celebrates Christmas. Mrs.Kitson taught us about Hanukkah. We made special potato latkes. Some of us ate them with applesauce. We played the dreidel game. We played lots of dice games too. We can make latkes at home. We brought home the recipe. Mrs. Kitson did not put onions in our latkes. They were yummy! We had a fun day in Kindergarten.

2021-12-02

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.

2021-11-30

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.

2021-11-25

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.

2021-11-23

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.