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.
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.
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.
Today Mrs. Kitson read the book, A Poppy is to Remember. We talked about how we remember all the soldiers and families that were affected by war. Today we learned about The Diwali Celebration. We learned that people celebrate different holidays. We watched an artist make a Rangoli. We made our own Rangoli out of coloured sand. It was lots of fun. We played Domino war. We talked about the letter D. We listened for the d sound in our friends' names. In Music we played London Bridge is Falling Down. We talked about At the end of the day we went outside and played in the forest. It was a great day in Kindergarten.
Today we learned about the artist, Georgia OKeefe. She liked to paint big flowers, bones and mountains. She also painted tall buildings. She said she likes to look closely at nature. She wanted to show everyone how beautiful nature is. We looked closely at poppies. We used special pastels to draw our poppies. We are making them for Remembrance Day. We played a fun sorting game. We had to figure out what Mrs. Kitson's sorting rule was. We had fun playing with marble works and playing with bones in the sand table. Georgia is right. Bones are cool. We had a fun day in Kindergarten.
Today we had a fun Halloween party. We decorated cookies, made monsters and witches. We even made a popcorn hand. We played Halloween games in the gym. We danced and we had a fun bopping ball race. We watched a Halloween video and had some sweet treats. Thank you to all the parents that sent Halloween goodies.