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Gingerbread Day
With lots of help from our kindergarten families, Gingerbread Day was a success!  Thank you so much for sending in supplies, making frosting and house bases at home, and helping out in the classroom! We had 7 kids absent on our Gingerbread Day, with the nev...

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Meet Peanut
I may have a bit of a problem.  I love animals and I can't say no to the idea of having more animals in our classroom to care for.  We brought Steve, our stickbug, into the classroom and shortly after that I received a call from someone offering us a turtle...

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Steve the Stickbug
Meet Steve! Steve is our new Australian stick bug who joined our classroom today.   We have already learned that Steve likes to eat blackberry and raspberry leaves.  We don't know much more about stick bugs, so this will become a good inquiry project for us...

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Name Tickets and Alphabet Cards
We are working our way through learning 26 letters in 20 days.  We've almost made it!! A few times a week, kids come into the classroom and grab their name ticket and alphabet card to do a little practicing. Right now, with our name tags, we are working on ...

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Fine Motor Skills
We've started some Fine Motor Stations in the morning, when kids first arrive at school.  These are activities designed to build muscle strength in our little hands and fingers, which in turn helps us in our ability to write. I really LOVE Play-Doh and clay...

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Class Meetings in Kindergarten
Let me start by saying that I love class meetings.  In my opinion, they are absolutely essential in any classroom environment.  Kids NEED a place to share, talk about problems, and CELEBRATE their excellent work and behavior.   So, what is a class meeting? ...

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Dot Day
It was Dot Day in Kindergarten today! If you aren't familiar with books by Peter J. Reynolds, please be sure to check them out at the library.  I'm a huge fan of his work and the mission he has to help children. Here is a great video with Peter that we watc...

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Math Exploration
With week number 1 under our belts, the kids and I are feeling good about our accomplishments so far!  We spent the week exploring some of our different math materials and figuring out how some of the pieces fit together.  It's important for us to start slo...

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Math Exploration
With week number 1 under our belts, the kids and I are feeling good about our accomplishments so far!  We spent the week exploring some of our different math materials and figuring out how some of the pieces fit together.  It's important for us to start slo...

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Play Based Centers
Our play-based centers were a HUGE hit with the kindergarten students this week!  The goal of these centers is to provide kids the opportunity to self-select projects to work on, based on their own interest.  As you can imagine, getting 22 five year olds to...
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