Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Day and Night Fun!

This whole month at school has been all about day and night and seasons.  Take a look at some of our fun!


This is our sequence of day and night activity we did after reading my book Little Owl's Journey from Day to Night.


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We also made moon paintings after a discussion about objects in the sky.  We recorded our learning about objects in the sky in our Day and Night Journals in my What a Sky! unit.



With this new science topic taking over our classroom, I transformed our dramatic play center into a space station.


We also made our mini-lessons at Daily 5 space themed.  We went on a sight word hunt with telescopes from Oriental Trading.  The sight words were written on stars, so we called it Star Search.



Here is the freebie recording sheet for you!

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For our understanding of seasons, we learned this chat:

Winter, spring, summer, fall
Winter, spring, summer, fall
There are 4 seasons in all
Winter, spring, summer, fall

Then we made this diorama throughout the week, with completing one season a day about how a tree changes in each season.



 
Here is another season tree activity.


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3 comments:

  1. I am a young mother of two kids (2 years and 4 years). I send my kids to Phoenix kindergarten for their pre schooling. I would say that pre schooling is a good idea to develop basic educational interest into kids. Undoubtedly, I do not favour full day kindergartens or preschool, but I always prefer half day preschool.

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