Sunday, May 27, 2012

The Ocean Blue - TLC Book

Cover for our last wonderful TLC book with Kaye Espinosa!

Set up for the starfish page.

Working hard , listening and engaged!  Love that TLC!

Kaye with set up for squid page.  Whoops, didn't get a picture in the book above.

All my children have learned so much from these lessons this year.  If you haven't done TLC, check it out.
Kaye has a TPT store for TLC Lessons.  She also has a website.

All 32 kids love these lessons and do a wonderful job!  It is such a nice keepsake for Kindergarten.
We have one more lesson next week.  Our graduation pictures.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Oceans of Fun

Love filling the classroom with fun projects and beautiful colorful creatures!

Our class mural!

After seeing all the great ideas on Deanna Jumps blog, we made sharks and whales and a venn diagram.

This is our collection of stories about sea animals.  The cover : Under the Sea.

A handprint fish with a few colorful fish bowl rocks.

A sea stars with rice clinging to the rocks.

A crab walking along the sandy beach. (sandpaper)

An octopus with cherrio bubbles.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Our Fieldtrip to the Children's Museum

This will be a crazy post of a zillion pictures of our wonderful fieldtrip to the Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert.  Thanks to Anita Gill for the fantasic photography! Thanks again to the 17 parents who joined us on this fun day!

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Pete the Cat Day

Here is the sign welcoming the children to our room on Friday!

We all LOVE Pete the Cat!  The newest book came out this week and we voted that it is our favorite.
We had so much fun reading and singing all the Pete the Cat books.

Early Birds wearing I Love Pete hats.

Later Gators wearing I Love Pete hats!

A peek into our centers.  A huge thank you to Doodle Bug Teaching for these darling and academic centers.
 We matched sentences to shoes and wrote our favorite sentence.

Matching numbers to number words and recording.  This was a challenge.

Counting hearts and writing big numbers.

Sequencing cards to make a sentence and record.

Writing addition problems and answers.

Labeling Pete the Cat.

Hilary and Roger identifying color words.

Ian writing a sentence.

Jacob sharing his paper with number words.

Joe and Kailey working on Pete the cat sentences.

Milanni writing sentences.

Matt, Chloe and Clara labeling Pete the Cat.
We had so much fun with all of our Pete the Cat activities.