Friday, February 28, 2014

Week 24, Letter Kk, star word 'here', America the Beautiful, and Dental Health~

This is a pic of the HUGE snow drift on highway 25! Crazy!

Read more about our door at the end of this blog!  

Some of the great reads from this week:


We began our week with 2 delayed birthdays!

and some major catching up due to the snow days last week!

We just LOVED our bald eagle puppets!

 We finished our Little to Large art was a tough one!

Brand new this year:  These gorgeous Lady Liberty paintings! 

Our America the Beautiful unit continues with a mystery painting....stripes on the back of a heart...hmmmm? What could it be?  Look a clue on the USA board...

 Most kids used their skills of observation to guess what we were making...these lovely American Hearts!

More teamwork...

Great building....

We began our America The Beautiful Collages...
what messy fun!!!!

 This is why I am not the custodial staff's favorite...
sorry, fellas!

Tuesday's centers included the following:
Star Word Top Spinning...

Snow Many Way to Make 10...

Weighing Real Objects...

American Symbol Teen Review....

American Eagle Numeric Order?...

 On Wednesday we made another eagle...a flying one!

More great structures...the kids are so proud of their teamwork and are always wanting a pic!

Wednesday's centers included:
An American Flag Handprint Project...
sorry about the blue section, most kids went home with a bit that didn't wash off.

 Measure Abe Lincoln's hat with pennies!

 Magic Wand Words...Short i words..real or silly?

Liberty Bell Word Family Sorting...

 Capital Capitols...Capital letter review

Brain Break Play do!

 New Morning Challenges included:
Short i words

Matching Ending Sounds Puzzles... 


American Symbol Word Building....

Thursday's Centers included:
Toothbrush Homework Preparation...
(return this in one month for a special sugar free treat)

How Many Teeth Do You Have?

 Healthy or Unhealthy for our teeth station...

 Friends Mini Puzzles....

Places we like to go....two of our boys were out 

Next week is Read-Across-America Week!
This is our door for the door decorating contest...
My Oh My A Butterfly!

We had an author stop by to visit with us about her book.
Hannah was chosen as a character!

Now for the upcoming week in K:
BIG NEWS: Dress up days for 
March 3-7
Please help us celebrate
READING and Dr. Seuss
by dressing for the theme days next week:

MON: Fox in Sox
~Silly Socks Day

TUES: Thomas’ Snowsuit
~ Wear Mitten/scarves/hats

WED: The Love Monster  
~Wear hearts/pink/red/white

THURS: Bear Snores On
~Bring a Bear

FRI: Sneetches
~ Wear Stars or Yellow or both!

Reading: Letter Qq, star words 'here' and 'is', quotation marks
Math: finish addition, begin subtraction
Theme: Dr.Seuss
Social Studies: Heroes Long Ago
Science: What Can We See In The Sky?


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