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Posted: November 9, 2016

Take a look at the octopus video we watched because Olive Octopus is our Zoophonics O animal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH0JNSIrBA4(link is external) Here is the Story Bots Letter O link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0LOjbDKvq4(link is external) And Sesame Street's "Would you like to buy an O?" that reminded us about the two sounds for O: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ml6Yqu-spnM(link is external) The children are hearing letters in more places than just the start of words too. That Olive Octopus was in the middle of words like Mom and dog. They are starting to blend sounds to make words both orally and by making the sounds of the letters they see. So smart!

Posted: November 3, 2016

We are getting really good at counting and writing our numerals to 5! We can now use "Five Frames" to help us count carefully and visualize numbers to 5. This link will show parents what 5 frames are: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw8hgAPrACM(link is external) Pause this one after each new dot picture and have your child tell you how many before you check the answer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRgcWtvTHJE(link is external) Can you do it this fast? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piFCzBz4Jz8(link is external) 5 frame

Posted: November 3, 2016

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_sjAOnowKM(link is external)  We did Lizzie Lizard's Letter L this week. We found a lizard book to read and found out what lizards eat. Can your child tell you? We listened for the /l/ sound in these videos:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNFiZXByjpA(link is external) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Gk9_7oYL2Q(link is external)

Posted: November 3, 2016

This is another great webpage for having fun with numbers! There are different difficulty levels as well as different games (counting, matching and ordering). Spending a few minutes each day playing games will help strengthen your child's number concepts. Computer games are a great way to learn while having fun! This game is also tablet friendly.

Posted: November 3, 2016

Grade 1 is learning about creating equal and unequal sets. When Mrs. Buggie, the math mentor, heard about this she was excited to share these great links to have fun with the concept. Of course kindergarten wanted to try too!

This link is for the interactive see saw with farm animals: http://pbskids.org/sprout_games/jakers/seesaw/

This link has a virtual pan balance; just drop down the grade level and then the "manipulatives" and pick bucket balance: http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/ebook_assets/vmf/VMF-Interface.html

This is a Sesame Street video with Cookie Monster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFrwrh1gEfk

This video "Equal Means The Same" has good pictures to stop and look at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKrL4K4GGMM

Posted: November 3, 2016

We had no problem coming up with words that start with D! Take a look at how many /d/ words there are in this Story Bots video alone!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7E-tnTiW_Y(link is external) The children are excited to learn words now too - so here is a video that went with the book we read about a d-o-g, dog! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBYuSmqG6fw(link is external) Some children know the word Dad. We didn't listen to this song about My Dad, but you might enjoy it together. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9X6S-PPRso(link is external) We have a lot of dinosaur fans too! They might like to check out this video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0FOZ0-VpcU(link is external)

Posted: October 31, 2016

The children had wonderful costumes today! What a great day of fun to welcome Kenley and Karlie. Have a happy and safe evening everyone.

Posted: October 28, 2016

We have been singing some French songs as we expose the children to French and the joy of learning another language. They love this Halloween song and wanted me to post the link so they can sing at home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLUIopGXEQQ 

Mrs. Sturgeon, our guidance consellor, was in today and she talked with us about how to deal with angry feelings. We watched this book about a bunny who figures it out too: https://wedolisten.org/books-and-lessons/book/Howard+B.+Wigglebottom+Learns+It%27s+OK+to+Back+Away%3A+A+Story+About+Managing+Anger  If you scroll down you will see the video for the song too: When you can't get your way, just remember to say....

The home page on this page has lots of other books ansd activities about Howard B. too.

Posted: October 26, 2016

Tomorrow we will learn about kangaroos when we talk about the "k" sound! You can learn interesting facts from this cute video:I'm a Kangaroo:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Adbj16Dq4sCheck (link is external) out these videos of real kangaroos:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qBgMmRMpOohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v... (link is external) The action for Kayo Kangaroo is a kick! Be careful not to kick anyone when you listen to the StoryBots sing their K song:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyFJHdBDVfk We (link is external) were polite for the letter p and now we will be kind for the letter k. No wonder everyone thinks we are great kindergarten kids!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZukLiE

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