at 10:14 pm
We learned about different kinds of birds. We made our favorite in a nest all it's own!
We labeled their: eyes, beak, wings, feet and tail. This is Clara's cardinal!
We used stencils to trace birds, then colored them like our favorites! Benjamin likes eagles!
It was a tricky center, but we used tongs to "eat" birdseed!
OUR birds with beaks!!!
We made owls with a feather AB pattern!
Cade is showing how he spread sun butter on a pinecone and added birdseed!
Lining up to take them outside!
We hung them on a tree for our feathered friends!
We also had fun sorting eggs and building nests at our sensory table!
Thank you, God, for creating BIRDS!
at 12:23 am
September was the month we learned about APPLES! We stamped our favorite color of apples, and cut and wove our own basket!!!
One of our Science experiments had us cut an apple in half, to see the APPLE STAR!
We labeled the parts of an apple...
sequenced them 1-30...
...this came from ONE apple! The birds LOVED our peelings!
We tasted our homemade applesauce, slices with caramel, pie and cider. Our class favorite? Apple slices with caramel! A CLOSE contest!
We even shaped apples and their parts our of playdough!
Check our our kindergarten APPLE tree!
We celebrated Johnny Appleseed's birthday and did fun activities ALL day!
Thank you, God, for creating and giving us APPLES! YUM!!!!!
at 10:25 pm
Today, we had the "Exquisite Wedding" of Q and U!
We heard the story of how Q and U were lonely, but when they met they ALWAYS wanted to be together!
To ensure they could always spell words together, we got ready for their wedding!
Princess Q had her Maid of Honor help her get ready!
Prince U had his Best Man help him get ready, too!
The guests were all invited from "Alphabet Town"! Can you read their names?! (letters?!)
Q and U listened intently!
They exchanged rings, too!
After the ceremony was over, the guests rang their bells and cheered! "QU Qu Qu Qu!!!"
May Q and U make many words together!
The cake at the reception...
was enjoyed by...
"Congratulations, Q and U!"
at 6:09 pm
We sang "Martin's Doors" with the First and Second Graders Thursday, March 6. . It was BEAUTIFUL!
Earlier Thursday, we had some Grandparent readers!
What a nice surprise!
The next day was Grandparent's Day! We played with the light table, marbleworks, Don't Break the Ice game, and made Sand Necklaces and Sand Jars!
God, thank You for Lutheran Schools, Grandparents and Your Son, Jesus, our Savior!
at 7:16 pm
We enjoyed our Presidents' Day unit!
We drew a President's name out of Abe Lincoln's stovepipe hat, and printed 1, 2 or more FUN FACTS about them!
We colored a cover for our "report" and invited our 8th grade "chapel buddies" to hear a few!
We sang "Hail to the Chief" as our Presidents stepped forward!
After our Presidents were finished, "Congress" clapped! Then we worked on a White House craft together!
Together we colored, cut and glued a pretty White House windsock!
When our crafts were finished, we enjoyed a FLAG cake! After the 8th graders return from Washington D.C., THEY will share with us their experience!
This week we journaled about our President,
read them to our class,
built log cabins at center time, (many were born in them!)
and even did a PENNY experiment! Which solution cleans a dirty penny the best?!
Vinegar/salt, ketchup, soapy water, water, soda...
Olivia guessed correctly!
Here are some of our Presidents! (Check out their reports in our hallway!)
Thank you, God, for Presidents. Please watch over and guide them and bless our nation!
at 10:01 pm
What a FUN Valentine's Day party we had!
Our centers included a "lacing heart" craft...
a graham cracker decorating/storytime table...
a fun hallway relay...
and a card exchange!
It was a fun, fellowship opportunity for families, too!
For Spirit Week we dressed up as Characters,
decorated School Spirit buttons,
wore our designs,
girls took part in a cheerleader camp,
and performed at the Pep Rally!
We got to sit on the bleachers and cheer for our basketball teams!
Our two "most spirited" kindergartners!!!
Our kindergarten button winner!
THANK YOU, GOD, FOR HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL, FAMILIES, AND TEAMS!