Miss Kim/Miss Laura 3s - Blackberry

Fairy Tale Week (3's)

This week was all about fairy tales. We read books about princesses, princes and talking animals. In art we make The Three Little Pigs  process art with paint and we used different sized and colored pieces of paper to create shape castles. In science we made predictions about what the wind would blow. We used… Read More

Dr. Seuss Week (3's)

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! March 2nd is the birthday of Theodore Seuss Giesel, also known as Dr. Seuss. This week we learned about many of his works including "The Cat in the Hat", "One Fish, Two Fish", "Green Eggs and Ham", and Bartholomew and the Oobleck ". In art we created colorful fish and used… Read More

Arctic Animals (3's)

Polar bears,  caribou,  snowy owls and penguins are just a few of the arctic animals we learned about this week. In art we painted with colored ice and created our own penguins. Our dramatic play area became a spot to go ice fishing and we also had fun constructing outdoor scenes with pretend arctic animals.… Read More

Snow Week(3's)

This week was all about snow! (Even though most of it outside has melted) We discussed winter, learned what snow is made of and how snow crystals are formed by reading "The Story of Snow". In science we discovered that a jar full of snow, when melted, has much less water volume. In art we… Read More

Valentines, Friendship and Kindness

Our Valentine theme this week included discussions about love, friendship and kindness. In art, we created a project using different colored small pieces of paper and glue to create a colorful heart. Our writing center became a Valentine's Workshop where students could write and draw special Valentine's for friends and family. In math we estimated… Read More

Dinosaur Week

Dinosaurs, Paleontologists and fossils are just a few of the topics we learned about this week! In art, we designed our own dinosaurs with crayons and markers. We also created dinosaur bones using dried pasta. Students used their imagination while creating dinosaur scenes at the loose parts table. In science, we took turns acting as… Read More

Sports Week (3's)

Sports week began by discussing many different types of sports like soccer, tennis, football, basketball, baseball and golf. In art we painted with a golf ball and designed our own helmets. In "Hockey" science we tried to predict which items (a lego, cotton ball, piece of felt, napkin and puzzle piece) would slide across the… Read More

Community Helpers

This week we discussed different Community Helpers we might see in our neighborhoods; doctors, nurses, mail carriers,  garbage collectors,  firefighters, teachers and police officers to name a few. In art we created a community map as a group. Students were asked to draw pictures of things they'd see in their community  such as a school,… Read More

Zoo Week!

Lions, tigers,  bears, dolphins, monkeys and giraffes are just a few of the zoo animals we discussed in class this week. In art, we used water colors to create zoo animal silhouettes. It was fun to work as a group to create a zoo mural on long roll paper using crayons and our imagination! Our… Read More

Jan Brett Week

What a wonderful transition we've had from Winter Break back to our school routine! This week we introduced our class to the works of Jan Brett. We read The Mitten, The Hat and Snowy Nap; all books containing winter weather and animals. In Art, we created colorful mittens using paint sticks and we used paint… Read More