Friday, October 30, 2015

Week 8 Ww Xx Yy Zz, Numerals, and HALLOWEEN themes!

Okay, You know I have to do it!
Here are a few highlights of my fast trip to Atlanta to see my son and daughter-in-law...
 Graham is building a building right where that red crane is...he's changing the skyline of Atlanta!  Wow!


Brothers!


 Red Bull Soap Box Races were so much fun!


Glass Blowing!Here's what we made! 
 

 
 These two!


Melissa and I went to Country Living Magazine's Fair...what fun to talk to the editors! 

 Meanwhile the boys stayed home with their own project!


 This is the iconic Walking Dead bridge...
Yep, we posed like zombies!

Mission: Escape Atlanta was one of the best experiences of my adult life!
We had 60 minutes to solve the mystery of the missing diamond and to get our selves out the "study" we were locked in by solving riddles, puzzles, looking at clues!
Fantastic, frustrating, crazy  fun!
 Yes, we won!

Tuesday was back to business!
We had new Morning Challenges:
Bat Numeric Order with tallies...

Monster ABC order... 

Ghost Ordering... 

 The kiddos made these witches on Ww day with Mrs. Sauers while I was gone...


I brought MIDNIGHT BROWNIES as the kids won the ABC game again!

It was also my turn to bring the Xx treat!

 This guy brought the Ww treat from Monday...wafer cookies...MMMM!

The kiddos also made these mummies with Mrs. Sauers...spooky fun!
Some of our new stations... 


We measured ourselves... 
 




 
 





 Tuesday we discovered x-rays!
We put this guy back together as a team...
  We also made our own skeletons...

 Tuesday's Centers were:
Spider beginning sound...

 Halloween Ten Frames...


Halloween Word Building...


Measuring with Monsters... 



 This lady brought us Yy Cookies on Wednesday!

Wednesday we worked on sorting out those tricky letters of bdpqg...keep practicing at home!

 We created our Halloween Cats!
 


More stations!




 We also created these adorable witches!

On Thursday we had a Kindergarten 
Switch-a-Roo!
Mrs. Kalmes and Mrs. Pilger's kids came into our room to make the Halloween Cats while we went to Mrs. Pilger's room to make ghosts and to Mrs. Kalmes' room to make bat bracelets! 






 This kiddo brought the Zz snack!



 Thursday's Centers included:
Sorting Earth's Land...


Spooky Less or More...


Ghost Missing Letter...


Pumpkin Ways to Make 5...


Our last ABC chart!

Here are some of the fun costumes from school on Friday...




 We had new morning challenges:
Halloween Words...

 Halloween Numeric Order...


Puzzle work...


We read this spooky book!

Oh, yes! We finally got to the computer lab in library!


More characters...


Here are our Halloween stations before the party!
Snack table...


Bingo and Poppers...


Mummy Making Table...


Playdo table...

And here they are in action!
Thank you to our volunteers who helped, we really cannot do all these things without you!









We wrapped our rest buddies up like rainbow mummies (because someone forgot the toilet paper!)



And here we are!








Good Reads:



And now for the week of November 2-6...
Reading: Letter Mm, sound for /m/, star word 'I'
Math: numerals
Theme: Outer Space
Science: Living/Nonliving
Social Studies: Earth's Water
Big News:
The end of the first quarter is Friday.
The kids have no school on Monday, November 9 for Teacher Workshop day.

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