Ms. Kim/Miss Laura 4s - Blackberry

Bugs and Butterflies (4's)

Bees, butterflies, fireflies, grasshoppers and ants are just a few of the bugs we discussed in class this week. In art, we created bug jars and name caterpillars. With playdoh we were able to make bug fossils. In our bug discovery bin, we used magnifiers to observe different types of bugs, Our caterpillar and butterfly… Read More

Farm Week (4's)

We began Farm week by discussing who lives on a farm (Farmer, cows, horses) and what we might see on a farm (barn, garden, tractor). Our class enjoyed learning about the life cycle of a chick, making a cute chick craft and having a couple fuzzy visitors (chicks) in our class. Our dramatic play area… Read More

Fish/Pond Life (4's)

This week we learned all about what lives in pond water and also discussed fish and turtles. We read Swimmy which is about a fish who teaches other fish to use teamwork to solve a problem, The Rainbow Fish which teaches about sharing and we read Tucker the Turtle who taught us about feelings. In… Read More

Frogs and Earth Day (4's)

On Monday of this week, after battling the snowy weather, we focused on discussing frogs and their life cycle. We created speckled frogs in art, discovered lily pads in our sensory table, jumped like frogs on lily pads outside our classroom and we got to "feed the frogs"(old parmesan cheese canisters) using tweezers and plastic… Read More

Seeds and Planting Week (4's)

It is amazing to see all that is happening outside.....the grass is greener, tree buds are forming and sprouts are beginning to grow from the ground....what a perfect week to be learning about seeds and planting! Our class has discussed different types of plants, what plants we eat, the parts of a plant and what… Read More

All About the Zoo (4's)

Lions, tigers, bears and giraffes are only a few of the zoo animals we discussed this week! We read books about what happens in a zoo, books about different zoo animals and a book about what happens at the zoo at night. We created letter "Z" zebras with black and white paper and using playdoh,… Read More

Weather (4's)

This week was all about weather: rainy, sunny, stormy, snowy and cloudy. We read "Windy Day" and created crazy hair pictures. We discussed tornados and storms and practiced our bad weather drill. We also read " Little Cloud" and "It Looked Like Spilt Milk" and created cloud art using cotton. We even practiced writing letters… Read More

Week of 3/4-Fairy Tales (4's)

"Once upon a time" and "happily ever after" are phrases we heard often this week while discussing different fairy tales! We read about princesses, princes, fairy godmothers, the Three Little Pigs and Goldilocks and the Three Bears. It was fun to use different blocks, Legos, and magnet tiles to create castles! We even used our… Read More

Week of 2/11--Valentines (4's)

This week was all about Valentines! We read books about Valentine's Day, friends and sharing and we talked about what we love. In art, we used celery and paint to stamp a rose and leaves and create our very own valentine for our families. We also used our fine motor skills to make valentine bracelets… Read More