Is it just me... or does the end of the school year seem to be fast approaching! I still have a whopping 21 days left but I am happy for you all who only have 1 or 2... I can not lie.. a little jealous too! I have been soooooooooo busy lately it aint even funny! But its all cool! I really do miss reading and following all of the wonderful teachers here and posting to my own blog, but time has just no allowed it!
We also laid to rest one of our students today. He was not in my class but a third grader who lost a battle with leukemia last week. It brings us all comfort knowing that he is no longer suffering. He did have a brother in kindergarten, so it has taken my teammate a lot of strength to be there for him as well as to make sure that the other kinders in the class are aware but sensitive to his needs.
On a happier note!
My kiddos have been very busy working hard especially in Math, so I thought that today I would share with you some of the Mathematical things that we have been doing!
First, we learned our ordinal numbers. And yes we got in a line and decided which place we were in blah blah blah. But the second day we did a little review of ordinal numbers up to 4th and I pulled out the rocking magic microphone and did a little rap... My kids LOVE rap music.. tee hee hee... and we made it through the ordinal numbers review! We also did a few projects... We put ducks in order and we ordinally numbered the scoops on an ice cream cone...
After Ordinal Numbers we did a little with money. We identified the value of each coin and counted . Here is a picture of the craftivity that we did to go along with that (sorry the picture turned out sideways!)
And to tie in taking care of the earth and money we reused plastic bottles and decorated them with tissue paper. I then cut a hole in the side so that students could use this as a piggy bank!
Finally we have moved onto graphing! Today was actually our first day of graphing! and so we decided to graph our favorite colors. As you can see most of my class likes blue!
I have this graph activity available as a freebie! Hop on over to my TPT store to get