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Preschool Weekly Wrap Up- Letter H

23
Feb

Our focus letter this week was the letter H.  Since it was just before Thanksgiving we learned all about harvest time.

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Hunter did a cutting and sorting paper from Homeschool Creations.

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 Harper joins us every time she sees an art project being done.  We stamped Legos into paint and used them to create a fun looking design.

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Hunter working on his art project- making Indian Corn.

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The completed Indian Corn.

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Another activity we did was to cut open a gourd to see what was inside.  Then we used them as stamps.

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Since it was Thanksgiving time we made this cute craft of the Mayflower.

We actually also did several letter H activities, but apparently I never took any pictures of them.  Oops!

Happy Thanksgiving!

26
Nov

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Preschool in Review

15
Jan

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So, what has Hunter been up to the last couple of months?  He still says that school is boring and he doesn’t want to do any school.  While Hailey does school I usually set up some learning type activities and manipulatives for him to use to keep him busy.  He thinks he’s just playing, but I know he’s learning :-)  Here is a little sample of some of the things he has been doing:  (It’s funny to see him using a pacifier in some of the pictures since he finally gave it up back in the beginning of December.  I was beginning to think he’d have it forever.)

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Hunter has a great time building with these.

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He made lots of different towers.

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Mickey and Minnie got to check out his building.

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Using pegs to work on the letters in his name.

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We made some cute turkeys back at Thanksgiving time and Hunter actually decided he would participate in a craft.

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Everyone in the family had a turkey.  On the front is a little pocket.  We put little notes inside the pocket to say why we were thankful for each other.

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Hunter’s turkey

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Another Thanksgiving activity that Hailey did was to disguise a turkey as a pigeon.  Hunter wanted to make one too.

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Hunter’s finished pigeon.

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Hunter absolutely loves this book!  He was a little sad the first time we read it when I told him there weren’t any pictures in it.  But very soon he was laughing and really enjoying the book.

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He worked on a train puzzle.

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We set up a Christmas tree in our classroom.  (It was pajama day :-) )

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Hunter really enjoys the gears.

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Practicing some cutting

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Working on an ABC puzzle

So, even though Hunter isn’t doing any “school” these days, he’s been keeping pretty busy :-)

Third Grade in Review

07
Jan

So, now that the holidays are all over I am finally getting around to finishing up posting about what we did at Thanksgiving time.  I am really going to work on posting things this year when they are actually helpful :-)  But maybe someone can use this idea for next year.

After we learned about what life was like for the pilgrims, we learned what it was like to be a Wampanoag Indian.

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I made this little wetu- the type of house the Wampanoag lived in.

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Then we read If you Lived at the Time of Squanto and wrote down information that we thought was interesting and added it to our wetu.

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Hailey made a book of facts about the Wamanoag using her 5 favorite things she had learned.

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She wrote what she had learned and drew an illustration to go with it.

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Hailey also made this cute turkey.  Then I had her write a paragraph about why she thought a turkey would or would not make a good pet.

From now on, I’m going to post things when we actually do them.  Promise this time :-)

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