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Happy Spring!

We spent the week with Ms. U “Unusual Umbrella”. On Monday, we read an unusual story called “Zig and the Magic Umbrella” and created a page in the story about what we would if we had magic umbrella…what would our umbrella turn into and where would it take us? Then we had a visit from the lizard guys who taught us interesting fact about
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Welcome Spring!

It was a colorful week in Mrs. McLaughlin’s class as we welcomed Spring and discovered the colors of the rainbow.  On Monday, we came in and checked our traps and found that the leprechaun left us sweet treats!  We sorted Fruit Loops cereal pieces for our pot of gold projects.  We rolled dice to determine how many gold coins would be in our pots. 
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We had fun with Mrs. Y and also preparing for Saint Patrick’s Day!

We spent the week learning some wonderful nursery rhymes and retelling them as we played and created fantastic artwork.  We also met Mrs. Y “Yodeling Yawn” and discovered words that began and ended with “Y” including children whose names end with “Y”.  We searched for lucky coins as we played coin flipping games.  We had so much fun creating tricky traps in the hopes
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We had fun with Dr. Seuss

This week we focused on the letter Z and did many Z activities.  It was also Dr. Seuss week.  We read several Dr. Seuss books and really had fun with “Put Me In The Zoo“.  We played a musical Zoo (chairs) game with the zoo animals everyone brought in.  We enjoyed “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” and we each made our own hot air
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We enjoyed preparing for Valentine’s Day and also Meeting Mr. C!

We began the week on a creative note by making Valentine’s day cards and mailing them to our families.  We met Mr. C “Colossal Cap” and explored counting candy hearts and uncovered letters in our sandbox. We had a visit from the dental hygienist who showed us how to take care of our teeth. We glued #1-10 and worked on number identification. We talked
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We a fun week with Mr. Nn and also counting down the days until the holiday!

We had a fun week as we learned about Mr. Nn “Noisy Nose” and made noisy noses from styrofoam cups.  Mr. Nn also brought Noodles and we created Noodle Necklaces for Valentine’s Day.  We discussed numbers 1-10 and created #lines during small group and we played counting games.  We sang Valentine’s Day songs and have been counting down the days until the holiday!


We had a great time with Mr. O this week and doing many fun activities together.

Mr. Oo Opposite visited our class.  We made “opposite” faces (happy/sad) on paper plates and used yarn for hair.  We hung them in our classroom, hanging the boys on one side of the room and the girls on the “opposite” side of the room.  Another “opposite” project we did was identifying and sorting pictures of what we see during the day and at night. 
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We had fun learning with Mr. D, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and lots of singing and dancing!

This week we met “Mr. Dd” – Dazzling Dancer.  He shared his Dance moves with us as we listened to his Dance music.  We played with crystal climbers and explored 3-D shape building, and building with marshmallows and toothpicks to strengthen our fine motor skills. We connected the dots and used pasta to create dinosaur fossil pictures. We enjoyed reading Goldilocks and the Three
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We had fun with Ms. P (“Pointy Patches”). We loved wearing our “Pajamas” to school too!

This week we met a new letter person, Ms. P… “Pointy Patches”.  We Perfected our fine motor skills by cutting out uppercase “P’s”.  We enjoyed Painting them and adding Pom-Poms to them.  We talked about the weather and all the fun activities we do in the snow, rain, sun and so on.  We next created our own weather books.  Finally, we celebrated with Ms.
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We had a great week meeting Mr. I, measuring, painting and conducting experiments!

We had another busy  week in Mrs. McLaughlin’s class.  We met Mr. I (“Impossible Inches”).  We had fun measuring using yarn and found items around the room that were as small as an “inch” and as long as a “foot”.  We conducted experiments with ice and observed how ice melts when put in water, with salt, or left out on the windowsill.  We created
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