Archive for September, 2015
We did a super fun unit during the summer about frogs! It was so interesting to learn about the frog life cycle.
Hailey helped me out by reading books about frogs to Anthony and Hunter.
They were all very interested in the books about frogs and listened so well to all of the information.
We used these fun little toys to talk about the life cycle- eggs, tadpole, froglet, frog.
We set up a little aquarium so we could watch our tadpoles grow.
Hunter added some food.
Hailey added the tadpoles.
We made this fun Froggie Fold Up Book.
The frog book all folded up.
We worked on this Frog Life Cycle printable.
Anthony and Hunter made a Life Cycle of a Frog book.
Hailey, Anthony, and Hunter made these cute little frogs.
We all learned so much and had a lot of fun doing it!
We had a fun summer full of learning and playing and relaxing. Here are some of the learning activities we did:
Hailey held circle time in a tent that Rich set up for the kids to play in. Looking at the calendar tells me this was the first week of August- guess I’m really far behind in my posts!
Since the boys both like Toy Story, we used some Toy Story printables to work on some different skills. In this picture Anthony is working on some prewriting skills.
They also cut out the Toy Story characters and then sorted them into either people toys or animal toys.
They did a paper where they had to circle the one that was different on each line.
Anthony and Hunter also cut out characters from Toy Story and then used them to practice patterns.
We also did a Toy Story graphing activity, which both boys really liked.
We used Lincoln Logs for table toys. They liked using them, but both had a hard time actually building with them. So, they had fun doing their own thing instead.
They also used Farmland Math for a table toy and both had a good time with that. The characters from Batman came to the farm too
We finished up our Toy Story theme by making some cute Potato heads.
I still have a couple of weeks from summer activities to catch up on posting. I’m going to try to get it done so I won’t be behind with our regular work we’ve started for school.
Hailey- 9/9/15- First day of 4th grade!
“I want to be a dancer and an actress when I grow up.”
Hunter- 9/9/15- First day of Pre-K
“I want to be Batman when I grow up.”
Harper- 9/9/15- First day of Tot School
I’m pretty sure she wants to be a climber when she grows up.
All ready for our first day of co-op! And looking forward to a great year!!