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Friday, December 19, 2014

Merry Christmas!

We ended our session with a bang and the Polar Express!  We rode our imaginary train up and down the hills, through the darkness to the north pole!  We think we saw "Candy" the elf in the movie!
Yummy donuts and chocolate milk were a hit!


Kids are great.....and icing is too!
I wish for you all a wonderful holiday season, the joy of being with family,  and a blessed New Year!  I am thankful for having such dedicated parents and grandparents who work hard at providing their children a foundation to grow.  Merry Christmas!

Elves at Play....

Happy Birthday, Elf Harlow!                
     Our gingerbread houses turned out great!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

It's Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas............

The stockings are all hung by the board in our class-
in hopes that St. Nicholas comes with a dash.

Our Elf on the Shelf has arrived for this year,
in hopes that the children keep up good cheer!
We'll make good choices while he watches us close-
And if not, a letter to Santa he'll post.

The holidays have to come to our school now you see-
With stockings, Santa's and our own little trees.
Santa has come and watches us with his sight-
But the best here was the Marshmallow fight!
Stay tuned, for yes there is more-
Learning and singing are both what's in store!

                     Silly little "Candy" the Elf!

  What a fun day visiting with Santa.  But the best yet was a snowball fight, ARIZONA STYLE!
How lucky that Santa taught us to have a snowball fight with Marshmellows!  ......and your hands don't get cold!
                                                           Our class family!
                                            We had such fun!  Even Miss Cheryl got Miss Kathi!!

                                                  ....and to all a Good Night!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Animals and Fun....

We were lucky to see the McQueen Duckies grow and get feathers.  They had to go back to the farm when one got loose in the teacher workroom!  Thank you to Deklan and his mom for bringing new puppy "Dutch" to visit our class!  Some of the children don't have a pet so this was a fun experience!

We Give Thanks for our Families!

We are a fun bunch, aren't we?
We had a great time learning how families and friends are the same and different.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Rhyme Time Week...

We began our week with Baa, Baa Black Sheep and our new unit on rhyming words.  It was difficult at first, but then the children caught on and rhyming words became a fun game.  Even the silly ones.
It was especially fun watching them paint with toy mice!  Not only did they swish the tails in paint, they figured out how to make foot prints.

A new fine motor activity was out to try and squish pompoms  through the cheese jar! Good for little fingers!

I have been working with them on patterning ABAB patterns and moving on to more complex patterns as well, ABCABC

We added more free art time and music this week.  (We have some really good dancers in this group!)
 Clean up has become a group effort and straightening books as the Librarian is very popular.

We had a special treat to visit Miss Cheryl's room to see the newly hatched furry!  We tried our patience with "looking only".

And of course a good day ends with my superheros!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Family Farm Day!

 A fun day was had by all.  We saw a baby calf just born; and when it came time to feel the goats, picking alfalfa for the goats was right from the garden!

I'm so lucky to have such great children and their parents in my class!  I enjoyed time with all of you!
                            12 flavor of milk, who knew?  Banana was my favorite along with Cole and Zen.
This was a great followup activity to our previous farm unit.  I hope to have a "zoo day" in the Spring!