Scarecrow Fun and Turkey Time!
Here's what we've been doing this week! The students are spinning the spinner to create a seed pattern. The students made a scarecrow and planted a pattern. The students made a crow by tracing their foot and hands. We made a class book! We made long legged turkeys. We made hand print turkeys and added a border pattern. We planted pumpkin seeds! We planted corn seeds! We will observe and record our results. We compared scarecrows and people. We made scarecrow glyphs! I made cute candy…
Life in First Grade
"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all." -Jacqueline Kennedy
Techniques for Building Reading Comprehension | Scholastic
Join me as I share two of my favorite techniques for improving reading comprehension.
Farming Wheat - Farm topic
This PowerPoint explains the process of farming wheat. Could be used alongside the story 'The Little Red Hen' during a harvest festival topic.
Wholegrain Play Dough Recipe and Bakery Role-Play - The Imagination Tree
Here’s a recipe for wholegrain play dough which has a wonderful texture and is perfect for baking imaginative play! We adore play dough in our home for all of it’s wonderful developmental and educational benefits, as well as being easy to set up and a great time filler on rainy days. It also leads to...Read More »
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The "en" Word Family
This is a great Little Red Hen project that I first saw my friend, Mrs. McCain do in her class. It is excellent tracing and cutting practice as well as the word family work. I love to see how the children embellish the hens with details. I prepare brown paper with paint and cut some of it up into strips for the nest. I feel it is important to let the children put it all together in their own way. I do not like every one looking the same. It is so much more fun to let them do it their way…