Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ok!

We shared “the OK book” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld with the children last week.  The book supports our big ideas around Community and Identity.  After reading the story with the children, they were very excited to share … Continue reading

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Do you see what I see?

The children collected several natural materials from the outdoors during nutritional break.  They sorted and piled leaves according to colour and shape.  Upon arriving into the classroom, a small group of children worked on making individual creations with the materials. … Continue reading

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Leaf Man

The children have been exploring a variety of natural materials found outside.  We have received many beautiful gifts including acorns from Mrs. Shawana’s neighbour as well as variety of leaves from the yard of our lunch room supervisor.  These amazing … Continue reading

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Name Math

After several days of the children exploring their names in the Communication Center, we decided to add their names to the Math Center to see what they would do.  During inquiry time, I found a little girl sorting the names … Continue reading

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“Hocus Pocus Amada Pocus – a book with all the stuff we make here.” T.G.W.

We have been singing alot of songs with our names to work on letter sounds, letter recognition, phonemics and syllables.  The children love learning all about their names.  As a next step, we thought of an invitation that would provoke … Continue reading

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“It’s time to go for a walk in the bush!” M.L.

During our meeting time today the children were presented with a gift from our lunch room supervisor Loreen.  She brought them pictures of trees that she had taken in front of her house and on Manitoulin Island.  The children had … Continue reading

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“The Wrong Nut” vs. “The Right Nut”

“Maybe the girl who gave you the box mixed up the nuts.  She collected the wrong nuts and the right nuts.  The wrong nut is a peanut but its mixed up, its different, its not the same as the other … Continue reading

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