Mrs May

Position: Kindergarten

Email: mayt@ststephensgi.org

P is for pumpkins!

We have been busy reading all about pumpkins and acting out the life cycle of a pumpkin. We even marble painted some pumpkins to add to our classroom...

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Can you show equal groups?

Yes we can! Today we worked in pairs or trios and used mini erasers to show equal groups up to 5. You can practice this concept at home with coins, small toys, buttons, or...

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Who is reading all about bears?

We are! We read about a new character today. His name is Bruce and he's a grumpy bear. We also learned about how bears get ready to hibernate in a Let's Find Out Scholastic magazine. Last week, we read and then acted out We're Going on a Bear Hunt. This was...

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Who is learning about apples and acorns?

We are! We learned that we read nonfiction books to learn facts. We learned that nonfiction books have real photographs. The next time you visit the library, be sure to visit the nonfiction section and take out a book about something that your child would like to...

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom…

Looks who's in the kindergarten room! We have been busy reading lots of alphabet books this week. We are practicing identifying all the letters in our names! After reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, we made coconut trees, counted the letters in our names, and stamped...

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How I Became a Pirate

Last week we read How I Became a Pirate and made our own pirates. We finished the activity by adding pictures to sequence and retell the story. Ask your child to youtell his/her favorite...

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Dragons Eat Noodles on Tuesday

Today we read Dragons Eat Noodles on Tuesday. Then we wrote and illustrated dragon menus, showing what our dragons would eat each day. Thank you Ally for donating this book to our classroom...

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Easter eggs and Easter stories

This week, we read some familiar and new favorite stories about Easter and Easter eggs. We participated in not one, but two Easter egg hunts! We even designed and painted our own...

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Sorting and Classifying

In math, we have been sorting objects by size, shape, color, or other similar characteristic. Today we practiced sorting by count. We split into teams and put numbers in order, from 1-20. Then, we counted groups of objects on picture cards and placed them under...

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Pigs in the Mud

Last week we spent time reviewing short u and short i word families. We read "Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud". We built and read "ig" and "ud" words with magnet letters. Then we wrote some of the words in mud splatters and picked two to write in...

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