Resources for Teachers & Students
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014
A huge thank you to United Way of Yellowstone County and First Interstate Bank for coming to our class this afternoon. They read us the story "The Hat" by Jan Brett, and then presented each kindergartner with their own copy to take home. We were also joined by Brenda Koch, who is the Executive Director of School Leadership Support. The kids really enjoyed this!
Posted by Traci Piltz at 2:45 PM
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
On Tues. December 23rd we will have a visit from Santa, make Grinch cookies and watch The Grinch (cartoon version). Kids can wear pajamas, if they'd like. However, we will still go outside for recess so be sure they have snow gear and boots. Thank you!
Posted by Traci Piltz at 9:51 AM
Monday, December 15, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Cute activity to make an Elmo gingerbread man online. http://www.sesamestreet.org/games/art?c=xmas&t=xmas
Posted by Traci Piltz at 1:15 PM
We just Skyped with children's author Jonathan Emmett, who talked to us from England! He read his story The Santa Trap. The kindergartners loved his story and the beautiful illustrations. Check out his website for more information about Mr. Emmett, and for more stories & games.
Posted by Traci Piltz at 10:09 AM
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014
Shadow Puppet Edu to create "puppet shows" of a retelling of the gingerbread man story. The kindergartners illustrated their own puppets. The students who finished their shows published them to their Kidblogs. You can watch them if you have QuickTime player installed on your device or computer. They really did a great job, especially considering this was their first time using this app! Here are a couple of great examples.
Posted by Traci Piltz at 3:47 PM
Thursday, December 4, 2014
After reading Deanna Jump's Gingerbread Man story, where they keep their cookies in a jar, we talked about where we would keep our cookies. Check out our Kidblogs for our stories about where we would keep our gingerbread boys and girls!
Posted by Traci Piltz at 1:14 PM
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Our Winter Concert will be on December 18th at 9:00 and 1:15. Parents and families are encouraged to choose only one time to attend (because of space issues). Our kindergartners are singing songs from Frozen. Students are encouraged to dress nicely and can wear Frozen costumes if they have them.
Posted by Traci Piltz at 10:19 AM
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Today we conducted an experiment to answer the question "What would happen if the gingerbread man tried to swim across the river?" We found these great printables at the blog Babbling Abby. The kids had to predict what would happen, then write and draw their predictions. We put a cookie in the water and observed what changes happened, then recorded our observations.
Posted by Traci Piltz at 2:09 PM