Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Musical Crayons....Oh What Fun!

Our theme in the classroom is FRIENDSHIP.  
I read the story "The Crayon Box That Talked"  then we played a game of "musical crayons!"
I gave each student a piece of paper and one crayon. 
When the music played, they colored a picture. 
When the music stopped, they would raise their hand.
The students would pass their crayon to the friend on their right. 

This activity was a fun way to reinforce adding color to their drawings 
and adding more detail to their picture!  

They all did a great job and had some cute, colorful pictures!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Walking Water Experiement

We have been having so much fun with science!

The excitement goes on during the day as the students watch the water walk from one cup to another. 

Click on the video above to see how cool it is for yourself! 

If you would like a copy of the 
"Walking Water Worksheet"

Friday, February 5, 2016

Sentence Building

Help kids practice building sentences by MAKING IT FUN!

We recently got Smartboards in our classroom.
I know...right!?!
They have this "Infinite Cloner" button and
I will be using it A LOT!

The students had to work together to build a sentence 
for their friends to read. 

We discussed the importance of
"reading the sentence back to yourself!"
I saw this idea about 5 years ago at a conference.
The students LOOOVE it!

This is a GREAT video to share with the students 
about writing a sentence.  
Anytime that you add a "SONG"...I believe, 
you will increase their excitement to learn! 
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