Big Sur

This week in Big Sur we learned about different winter activities. When asked “what is your favorite thing to do in the snow?” friends replied with “make a snow minion, make footprints, sledding and snowballs” to name a few!

 

We went ice fishing. This focused on hand-eye coordination.

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We ‘skied’ in the snow, using Popsicle sticks and mixed glue and shoving cream together for puffy snow paint! We even added some glitter.

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Using playdoh and buttons, friends made a snowman!

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We brought snow into the classroom and painted it with watercolors!

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Friends worked together to find matching snowflakes!

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We traced letters W, I, F, & S. Some said snow and ice fishing!

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In the science area, we had an experiment on a tray where we had ice. Friends would sprinkle salt on the ice and we noticed it all melted away!

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We practiced counting by putting the correct number of buttons on the snowman.

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We learned a new word called “sequencing”, we put snowmen in the correct sequencing order. We looked at the pictures and put them in order on how to build it.

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We made abstract snowmen by painting our paper with white and adding a hat, nose and eyes.

 

We practiced letter recognition by doing letter soup!

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We even went ice skating around the classroom on blocks!

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Reminders:

  • 1/28 there is a Parent/Teacher advisory meeting.
    • Starts at 5:30 and everyone is welcome!
  • 2/15 is Parkside’s Friendship Day!
    • Please remember: No cancy
    • If you would like a class list, please visit the office.
  • Please always have 2 pairs of underwear, socks, pants and shirts in child’s cubby at all times.
  • No popcorn is allowed at Parkside.
  • Tuition packets are due January 24th!

 

Have a great weekend!

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