Archive for February, 2014

There are 31 results found

100 dots and more!

Today the Dino-Hearts celebrated the 100th Day of School! We read the book:   Then the kids had to find 100 Hershey Kisses hiding around the classroom. The hard part wasn’t finding them but reading the number on the bottom […]

Sparkle Rock!

A new station introduced this week was Sparkle Rock Word Wall! The kids have to use some sparkly rocks and make their sight words from the Word Wall. This activity is yet another way to improve memorization of these Word […]

Monsters in My Mailbox

Students learned about President’s Day last week as they listened to the read-aloud “President’s Day” by Anne Rockwell. In Reading, they learned about the Letter K and listened to the “The K Book.” In Math, students matched number words from one to ten to […]

A Dino-Heart Welcome!

The Dino-Hearts started their day by signing in on our new “sign-in” board at the door. Then we had a writing assessment. If parents you would like to see this assessment, please let me know. We will continue to work […]

I Didn’t Do It!

Preschoolers listened to the read-aloud “I Didn’t Do It” by Sue Graves, which is part of the Our Emotions and Behavior book series. It is a wonderful book that helps to reinforce in young children’s minds that everyone does something wrong sometimes, […]

May I Please?

“May I Please?” by Kyla Steinkraus was the Virtue of the Month read-aloud for early preschoolers. The book teaches young children good manners with real world examples and photos. It is part of the Little World Social Skills book series designed […]

Kandinsky Snack

As we have been thinking about our February artist, Kandinsky, this week and his circles, it seemed the perfect opportunity to have a healthy circle-like snack! First the children had to start with triangles of water melon and figure out […]

Snail Mail

The “Post Office” was a very exciting learning station that Pre-K students loved last week! Out of cereal boxes, Mrs. Kuchler created and painted a “mailbox” for each student. There were boxes for the students to write “to” and “from” […]

Surprise Teacher!

The Dino-Hearts were so happy to see Mrs. Etchison for the part of their day today in Kindergarten! Some of our friends have had Mrs. Etchison at Meadows Academy before so this was a fun and special surprise to see […]

Ways to Say I Love You

“Valentine’s Day” by Anne Rockwell was a heartwarming read-aloud about making extra-special valentines for those we care about, from home-made valentines boxes to doing Valentine’s Day craft projects. It is a gem of a book that lets students explore what it […]