Mrs May

Position: Kindergarten

Email: mayt@ststephensgi.org

Rainbow Bridge STREAM Challenge

Today we began new STREAM academies! This week's challenge was for groups to use pipe cleaners and Play-Doh to build a rainbow bridge that could hold a pot with the most pennies before the bridge collapsed or the pot fell off. Before starting, we discussed the...

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Rainbow Bridge STREAM Challenge

Just Going to the Dentist

This week in reading, we are focusing on the book Just Going to the Dentist by Mercer Mayer. After sequencing the events, we made our own Little Critter character with a toothbrush! We are also beginning to learn about community helpers. We read some nonfiction...

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Just Going to the Dentist

Aquarium of Niagara Visit

  Today, we had a visit from the Aquarium of Niagara's touch tank, through the STREAM outreach program!  We learned lots of facts about a sea star, sea urchin, hermit crab, lobster, and sea snail and then we were able to touch them.  Later in the year, we will...

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Aquarium of Niagara Visit

We can make healthy food choices!

We have been learning about making healthy food choices!  We sorted foods into food groups, used the MyPlate.gov plate as a guide for what our plate should look like at mealtime, and then we each created a dinner plate of healthy foods we would...

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We can make healthy food choices!

Snowman Spin and Add

  We are becoming addition experts!  To practice addition, we used a snowman spinner to spin two numbers to add.  We wrote an addition sentence and completed a ten frame to match each one....

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Snowman Spin and Add

Penguins, Penguins, Everywhere!

We read lots of books about penguins and learned that there are 17 different kinds!  We used a tape measure to show how big each one is and compared that to our heights.  We talked about what penguins eat, how they stay warm, and acted out how they move.  We...

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Penguins, Penguins, Everywhere!

Would you go to Antarctica?

To introduce Antarctica, we read "If You Could Go to Antarctica".  We talked about how the Arctic and Antarctica are alike and different.  We wrote, illustrated, and read our sentences to tell whether or not we would want to go to Antarctica....

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Would you go to Antarctica?

Over in the Arctic

We listened to the book "Over in the Arctic" and made a chart to show all of the animals that were named.  Then, we listened again and named the actions that each animal did.  We used this chart to write and illustrate a sentence about an Arctic animal.  ...

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Over in the Arctic