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Thursday, 18 September 2014

What's new

We are just beginning to read in Kindergarten and since some of us don't even know all of the alphabet, reading in basic patterns and familiar print is a great idea. This activity was a little tricky at first but with some modelling they were fantastic!!!! I think I may do this again with traffic signs.
Learning to read familiar print- this is easy to do at home too!

Chester is our Racoon friend, he comes to visit us sometimes and we have his cousin in our Library!!!
Here are some pictures of our beautiful "kissing hand" artwork.
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Monday, 15 September 2014

Dot Day Festivities

Dot day was here and gone in a flash by boy did we have loads of fun!!!! We dressed up in dots, ate dots, drew, cut, pasted and moulded dots too! Check out some of our fun activities.

We got all twisted up on "dots"

We used "dots" to represent numbers and make pictures

We rolled, cut and flattened our own "dots" out of play dough

We guessed how many "dots" were in the candy jar and we sorted our "dot" treats

We even created patterns

We also created some of our own beautiful "dot art" that will be showcased in our classroom ! Those photos are still to come!

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Sunday, 7 September 2014

1 week down

I can't believe 1 week has flown by. We have had tears, smiles, laughter and even some unexpected naps! What a year we have ahead of us. This week we will be focusing on the letter "A". here are some fun ABC activities you can do at home!
ABC at home

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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

My New Room

Here is my new room for the year. It is pod style so we share a common hallway between classes. I have to make sure I am on my best behaviour now!

What do you think? 

My AWESOME jeep made by my husband!

Our classroom door

My word wall, still have to put the kids names up

My focus board, for both the kids and ME


Student Work

Matching tubs and labels, I am going with PINK and GREEN

More to come, stay tuned....

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Monday, 1 September 2014

Tomorrow is the BIG day

I am so excited for school to begin tomorrow. I am like a little kid all over again. Here are some great back to school reads that you can find at your local library. If you don't have a library card I suggest you get one! Its a great way to keep your child interested in books while saving some $ too!
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