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Math and Science Night Fun

We had a great time at Math and Science Night last week! It was a fun chance to interact with families inside the classroom. The kids were really excited to see what was going on in each classroom and especially to see what their own teachers had created for them to do with their guests. In the Seedling's and Sprout's classroom, they had a lot of cool activities that were a big hit with not only the students and their parents, but their older and younger siblings as well! The Mini Volcanos had the kids mixing vinegar (dyed red with food coloring) with baking soda. They used small droppers to add the vinegar and loved seeing it foam and bubble as they two came together. Cookie Jar math had

The Button Game-Bridging Reading and Math

The Sprouts class has been studying clothing. They love "shopping" in the classroom clothing store, reading books that feature clothing and charting what they are wearing (types of shoes, colors, and more)! Teacher Amanda created a fun counting game using buttons after reading the children the book "Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons" by Eric Litwin and illustrated by James Dean. To create the game, 4 shirts were cut out of construction paper and then laminated. They have spots for 4 buttons on each. An ice cube tray was filled with various buttons. The children roll a dice and place that number of buttons from the tray on their shirt. The buttons can also all begin on the shirt an

Butterfly Class Houses, Part 2

The Butterflies have been doing a lot of amazing projects around their study of houses and the shapes that comprise them. They have been reading books about houses, such as "Houses of the World" by Giles Laroche, which talked about how people live in different places and as part of different cultures. They made 3-dimensional houses using small, brown paper bags. They trimmed the top of the bags into triangles to look like the peak of a roof. They then cut out squares, rectangles and other shapes from construction paper. They glued them on to one side of the paper bag. These items represented windows, doors, chimneys and bricks. They added details like window panes, roof shingles and do

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