Friday, November 18, 2011

Letter S Week

Letter S Week was SUPER!
The themes this week included
Squirrels, Scarecrows, Sunflowers and Skittles.
Our math center focused on sets of six.

Our literacy center featured several books,
The Little Scarecrow Boy, Sunflower House and Nuts To You.

We studied sunflowers.
We sorted and counted different types of seeds.
We made pattern block sunflowers at the math center.

In art we created several sunflowers using assorted mediums and techniques.

We wrote non fiction facts about sunflowers.

We discussed scarecrows and read, The Little Scarecrow Boy.

In art we created these stupendous Scarecrows!

Our discussion of squirrels was really fun.  The children were
very interested in finding out more about squirrels 
because we have several that live in our backyard at school.  
We discovered there are over 200 
types of squirrels and they are omnivores.  
The children were surprised to learn that squirrels 
eat other things besides nuts.  

Here are some journal pages about squirrels.

We read, Nuts To You by Lois Elhert.

The children are becoming more comfortable with
writing their owns words.  They are doing a great job!

The children made squirrels with dried leaves.

They also created these silly squirrel hats to wear!  

Our sensory activity was SLIME.

It was super slippery and slimy!

Our math center was busy all week.  We focused
on the number six and constructed sets of six using 
stickers and Unifix cubes.

We graphed bags of Skittles.  

We also estimated how many Skittles were in the jars.

It was a great week in the Kindie house!
Next week will be a short week.
Our Feast will be on Tuesday.
On Monday we will talk about Native Americans
and celebrate all the things we are thankful for.

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