Cute and Cuddly Chicks
We were so excited to hold the baby chicks. Their feet were tickly and their feathers were soft.
Fire Safety Presentation
Today Fireman Tom taught us about fire safety. We learned about smoke detectors, how to stop, drop and roll and how to get out of our house safely. Tonight when we go home we have to speak to our families about making a fire safety plan and finding a safe meeting place.
Our Chicks are Hatching
The Letter Xx
Xavier had to get an x-ray when he jumped off a box and broke his arm. The x-ray machine made a funny sound. It went, "/ks/, /ks/".
The Letter Qq
Queenie the Queen
Queenie and Quinn like to make make quilts. They are very quick! Quennie and Quinn eat quiche. They love to take quizzes.
Yani the Yak loves yogurt. Yesterday, Yani bought a yellow yo-yo. His favorite word is, "Yes". Do YOU like Yani?
Loving the Letter Zz
The Letter Zz
Ziggy the zebra has a friend names Zoey. Ziggy and Zoey like to go on the zipline. They eat Zoodles and zucchini. They like to zip around the zoo saying, /zzzzzzz/!
# HUMBOLT STRONG
Learning the Letter Vv
Vic the Vulture
Vic the Vulture drives his van around the village. Vic says, "/vvvvvv/". He can play the violin. He is VERY good!
Kenny the King
Kenny the King and Carly the Cow like to play together in Kenny's Kingdom. Kenny does karate kicks and Carly clicks the castanets. They make the same sound, "/k/, /k/, /k/" Kenny's friend Kim the Koala likes to watch and clap. They eat cupcakes with ketchup!!!
Wally the Wolf
Wally the Wolf loves the wild west. He wears clothes with whales on them. He likes to eat watermelon. Wally washes his wagon in the water. He likes to see the waves go "w/, /w/, /w/".
Jack the Jaguar
Jack the Jaguar loves juice! His favorite food is jellybeans. Jack's best friend is Jaxon. They like to do jumping jacks. His favorite months are January, June and July. He jiggles likejelly, "/j/, /j/, /j/".
The Letter Jj
STAND UP DAY!
The Letter Uu
This week we met an umpire named Uncle Ugly. He goes to University. He plays the ukulele. He wears an undershirt and underwear. He likes to hides under an umbrella. When it rains he puts the umbrella. "/u/, /u/, up"!
Olympic Flag Assembly
Learning the Letter Ff
Introducing Freddie the Fire Fighter! Freddie loves fires. Freddie's favorite season is fall. She likes to eat french fries and fish. Freddie loves having fun with her friends. When she puts out fires she hears the fire fizzle, "/ffffffffffff/"!
We ALL Play for CANADA!!!
Today we competed in cross country skiing, ski jump, bobsled, mogul skiing and hockey! We are true Olympians!
Buddy Reading with Grade 3
We LOVE Robin's
A great BIG thank you to Robin's for filling our Valentine's Day with LOVE and our bellies with a delicious breakfast!
Rocks and Rings
We were just like Canadian mixed doubles GOLD medalists Morris and Lawes today! We swept our way through a great time playing Rocks and Rings.
When I Grow Up I Want To Be....
Running for Literacy
Our first Olympic event was the letter relay. We ran across the gym to collect letters and then had to put them in alphabetical order.
This is Ollie the Octopus. Ollie loves olives and oranges. Her favorite color is orange. Her best friend is Owen. Ollie's "O" is a vowel. It makes 2 sounds, /o/ like in octopus and /oooooo/ as in Owen. Ollie is very excited about the Olympics!
Loving the Letter Ll
Leo the Lion loves lettuce for lunch. He likes leaving love notes for Lucy. Leo likes licking lollipops. When he licks them he says, "/llllllll/"
The Mitten by Jan Brett
The Letter Bb
Bella the ballerina is best buds with Berlyn and Brady. Bella loves eating bananas. When Bella goes to ballet she buzzes like a bumblebee. She says, "/b/, /b/, /b/"
The Letter Gg
Gertie the Goat thinks grapes are great. She puts gravy on her green beans. We think that is GROSS! She loves to go, go, go! When she gets thirsty she guzzles Gatorade. It sounds like this, "/g/, /g/, /g/".
The Snowy Day
The Letter Ee
Ellie the Elephant lives in England. She loves Easter. For lunch she eats eggs. Her best friend is Ethan. Ellie likes to swing her trunk back and forth and say, "/e/, /e/,/e/". When she gets excited she says, "/eeeeee/"!
Merry Christmas from Kindergarten!
The Letter Rr
This is Rosie the Rooster. She loves red. Her best friends are Riley and Rylee. Rosie lives in Red Deer. She likes to eat radishes and rice. Rosie loves to run after rabbits. She says, /rrrrrrrrrrrrrrr/!
The Celebration of Hannukah
We are learning about different celebrations and today we talked about the Jewish celebration called Hannukah. We like that they light candles and they celebrate for eight nights!
Who Can Build the Tallest Tower?
- Today we worked on building structures that were tall. We learned that some materials are better than others for building tall things. We also learned that sometimes we need a strong base to help our towers stand up.
Our Kindergartens did a fantastic job at their first Christmas Concert. They were each beautiful snowflakes and they are all, "One in a Million!"he
Who Can Make the Longest Paper Chain?
Our challenge was to create the longest paper chain. Every student was given only 1 piece of paper and they had to figure out how to cut it to make the longest chain. When we measured them we discovered that if you cut the strips very skinny you could make lots of strips and create a really long chain!
The "Longest" Challenge
Our challenge was to use building materials to make something that was longer than anyone else's. We had to work as a team. At the end we couldn't compare our structures because they were in different places and didn't have the same starting place. We used string to measure how long they were and then we compared the string!
Hooray for Hh
Harry the horse just got back from a holiday in Hawaii. He likes to play hacky sac with his friends Hunter and Hudson. He loves hamburgers and hot dogs. Harry likes the heat. He runs around the house. When he gets hot he says, "/h/, /h/, /h/"
This is Dolly the dentist. She likes driving her Dodge to Dunkin' Donuts with Drew. Dolly and Drew loves donuts. She makes deer antlers and says, /d/, /d/, /d/!
Learning the Letter Mm
Molly the Mouse loves Monday. She likes to make mini marshmallow muffins with her friend Maranda. They taste marvelous. She eats them with a glass of milk. Molly always says, /mmmmmmmm/ when she eats.
Can You Read Our Words?
Our Field of Poppies
Our Black Poem
Learning the Letter Cc
Have a Spooktacular Halloween!
This week we met Carly the Cow. Carly has a friend named Kenny the King. Kenny likes to copy Carly and make her sound! Carly likes cookies and carrots. She lives in Calgary! Her favorite animal is her cat Connie.
Singing the letter Ii
Going on a Ghost Hunt
We had a great time drawing and painting our Frankenbuddies. They are spooktacular!
Our Weekly Poem
Our Letter of the Week is "Nn"
Neal the nurse works at night. He uses night vision goggles so he can see to give his needles. Neal likes nuts, noodles and nachos. He lives in Newfoundland.
The Letter Ii Song
The Halloween Song
We have been using this Halloween Song to create our very own Halloween booklets.
Our Orange Poem
Each week we learn a new poem. This week our poem was called Orange.
"Ii" is Incredible!
Iggy the Iguana
Today we met our newest puppet Iggy. Iggy's best friend is Isabelle the inchworm. Iggy likes to go for a walk with Isabelle. Isabelle says, "\i\, \i\, \i\". Iggy lives in an igloo. He likes insects and the color indigo.
Our Class Tree
Our tree is beginning to change. In the summer the leaves were green and the tree was making food so that it could grow. Now the tree is getting ready for winter and the leaves are beginning to change color. We think the leaves will soon begin to fall off. We will watch our tree all year to see how it changes.
Singing the Letter Pp Song
We love learning our letters with the help of the Storybots!
Polly the Pig
- Polly the Pig loves puppets. She pretends to be a penguin and waddles around the park saying, "/p/, /p/, /p/". Polly lives in Pasadena. She likes to eat popcorn and pizza!