Made to Measure

Nope, we’re not getting fitted for new outfits.  We’re measuring each other to better acquaint ourselves with a more standard unit of measurement – centimeters. At the end of the activity, I measured their total height.  THAT was pretty cool …

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(Images courtesy of The Indigo Bunting)

Occupation, Please

Do you get to eat lunch?  Do you get days off? Do you want to stay in school? We’re studying occupations in our school and wider community.  Clearly my kids think our dear Principal has it rough. For our Vice-Principal: …

Waiting

Waiting for the skies to get brighter. Waiting for the air to smell sweeter. Waiting for the light to stay longer. I love these pieces found over at Gosh & Golly.  Wouldn’t they make the most darling mobiles? The raindrops …

February Author Study: Kevin Henkes

We’re enjoying getting to know Kevin Henkes‘ beloved characters this month.  Among others, there’s Lily the drama queen, Chrysanthemum with the identity crisis, and my absolute favourite – Wemberly the worry wart. With a clearly laid out beginning, middle, end, …

100+100 = No Big Deal

It happened.  We’ve started formally working with the “pluses”.  Addition, adding, sums, whatever you want to call it – my first graders are just eating it right up. After their birthdays, their prowess with pluses is often one of the …