Thursday, May 21, 2015

Week 37 All letter review, star words "are" and "he", BUGS!

What a whirlwind trip to Atlanta~
Here are some of my favorite parts:





 Glassblowing, cheese making, popsickles, pasties, dog parks, farmers' markets, comedy show, and food and food and more food!  Oh, and seeing the ones I LOVE!!!!

I couldn't get 16 Georgia Peaches home in my carry on, 
so I brought the kids Georgia Peach RINGS!
Ya, I know you can get these here, but how fun bringing them from way down south!
 Monday's Morning Challenges:
Counting by 5 Froggies...


Animal Name Match...


Metamorphosis Frog Puzzle... 

 Tuesday's Parent Breakfast was so nice!
It was lovely seeing so many of you here with your little one...sorry if I missed you!





 




 I got to have breakfast with these cuties!


 We created these cutie pie turtles on Tuesday...


We also brought out the "old fashioned toys":
tops and jacks!

Here are our SYMMETRICAL butterflies!
So beautiful!
We also learned about the parts of an insect:
head, thorax, abdomen, legs, antennae


Tuesday's centers included:
Collecting Bug Data for a Graph...
 sorry it is blurry....

Snail Subtraction...


~ug Family Search...


Interpreting a Graph...


OH! Look what these chefs whipped up for me...
Strawberry Pie
(wish it was real!)

Here we go!  Fingerpainting one last time! 

 We created paper just like Eric Carle so we could cut shaped out of it to make caterpillars!












We opened our very last learning station of the year:
Magnets!
We sure are having fun exploring magnetic fields, south and north poles, and making magnets!

Thursday's new morning challenges include:
Bug Name Puzzles...


Lily Pad Numbers to 100!


and Ducky Sentences...





 Our leader is reading our favorite types of bugs...


Thursday's centers:
Discovering Magnets...
 We learned only metal was attracted to a magnet...
 we also discovered only CERTAIN metals were attracted to a magnet...
 Iron is the key!

~ee family search...


Number words...


Spelling "Bee"...


Maycie's mom came to help!  Thank you!

And what a wonderful day...we got to take home lucky duck books FOREVER!!!!  Yes, we made 134 this year!
Enjoy!



And now for the week of May 26-29...
Reading: review all letters and star words
Math: Graphing
Science and Social Studies: review
Theme: Animals
Big News:
Oxbow Park/Zoo trip...Friday, May 29
Family Picnic...Wednesday, June 3
Last Student Day...Thursday, June 4





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