Today was a pretty busy day! We started our week off by taking a look at words that have “ar” in them. We came up with all different kinds of words that we use each day. The cool things is we got to act like pirates and got to practice our best pirate “arrrrr’s”, haha! The kiddos had a lot of fun!
Next we moved onto a virtual collaboration activity on Skype with a kindergarten class in Atlanta Georgia! We got to play a super cool game called “Mystery Animal”. Each classes asked each other yes or no questions as they were trying to figure out what animal each other picked. This really helped our question formation skills.
In the afternoon we did some measurement. We worked on non-standard units of measurement with crabs and starfish to measure different sea creatures. They did such a great job.
Wednesday was a day all about seahorse inspired by Eric Carle’s book Mister Seahorse. We learned about some awesome Seahorse facts, and got to learn about watercolor paints by making our own seahorse. Their works of art are up on the SeeSaw app! Make sure to check them out!
Today we kicked off our new unit on sea animals! We started out by learning about Sea Turtles. This afternoon we got a chance to do a virtual Skype field trip with The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, FL. We learned about the different types of sea turtles, what they eat, where they live, how they help them when they get injured and how they re-release them back into their natural environment once they are healthy again. Make sure to ask your kiddo about what they learned! They’ll be very excited to talk about it.