Saturday, February 18, 2012

Ahh! Winter break!!!

Finally!  It’s winter break!!!  Time to recharge.

Here’s what I’ve been up to with my class this week:

In Science we have been learning about nutrition.  These are a few great resources which have saved my bacon this month!  The Sweet Life and The Bubbly blond have created some awesome resources.  Fizzy’s Lunch Lab has been a great hit and ChooseMyPlate.gov has some great teacher resources.  Little D has been awesome!  I have used this resources for 3 years and love the lessons!

The First Grade Sweet Life Nutrition book







The Bubbly Blonde
nutrition videos on pbs nutrition stuff

Fuel Up to Play 60

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We have been working on place value in math.

The4se are 2 great games from Leaning Box: Manny Rumba and BT Bear

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Harry Kindergarten on YouTube has AMAZING resources!  My kids love the videos and they make for great transition activities.  I have a 4 hour morning once a week and these clips give the kids a great movement break without derailing the day!

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My kids have needed to review digraphs.  In general, they are just not hearing the sounds.

Cara Carroll’s Digraph Kids unit was a huge help!  Along with See N Spell from Primary Games, we had a nice review time!

Digraph Kids {Digraph Stories & Sorts}     


I didn’t do too much with Valentine’s this year.  I am having a hard time doing holiday things this year and creating a fair environment.  For our “party” we opened our valentine’s and watched Franklin’s Valentine.  This way, it was only a half hour of Valentiney stuff.

 

Well, that is about it for now.  Hopefully I will remember all the thing I thought of writing about during the week, but promptly forgot about when I left school!  Have a great weekend!

4 comments:

  1. I just love Harry Kindergarten! Except, sometimes I CANNOT get the song out of my head and my husband is ready to kill me. :)

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  2. Awesome resources!! Thank you for sharing:)

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  3. Great ideas! I'm so glad that I found you. I am a brand new blogger and love to share ideas and of course find new ones. Pop on over and visit me sometime. :o)
    ~ Vicky
    Traditions Laughter and Happily Ever After

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  4. Winter break sounds a lot longer than my four-day weekend! I wish I had that too!!

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