What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! This week is the time for you to record your creation on Ms. Nerkizian’s Flipgrid for WOS’ Virtual Maker Faire! There are a few books and also some videos of possible jobs that involve the STEAM way of thinking! STEAM stands for S =… Read More What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! Creation Station = Maker Faire is THIS WEEK!
Enjoy this beautiful Saturday inside or outside! Listen to this read aloud by Oge Mora, learn a little bit about the author and illustrator and how she got her ideas! Then spend some family time making puppets out of recycled materials! Maybe even get creative and create a puppet show! Thank you @LBookends for the great… Read More Happy Saturday!
Read Across America is celebrated today, March 2! Schools celebrate this holiday to acknowledge Dr. Seuss, a childhood favorite! So instead of reading our familiar favorites that we love – let’s try something different, we are going to celebrate diversity, all of our cultures and lifestyles, in America!! This map was made by @TheBookWrangler –… Read More Read Across America = A Celebration of Cultures!
What an amazing journey the Thanksgiving Parade has gone through! All started with Tony Sarg – someone who saw a vision for a Christmas parade! We had the opportunity to look at the timeline of so many years of floats over time! Let’s get involved in a bunch of fun activities all around the… Read More Have you ever been to or watched the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
High Five, words by Adam Rubin and pictures by Daniell Salmieri I can’t wait for the students to discover the art of the high five. This read will get students working on hand-limbering stretches and hours of practice on five-ing with finesse! Readers will be challenged through a series of interactive high fives, each goofier… Read More High Five
Each player begins the game with 12 pieces, or checkers, placed in the three rows closest to him or her. The object of the game is to capture all of your opponent’s checkers or position your pieces so that your opponent has no available moves. Basic movement is to move a checker one space diagonally… Read More How to Play Checkers…with a twist
Kindergarten students are exploring shapes…the perfect time to introduce, TRIANGLE by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Meet Triangle. He is going to play a sneaky trick on his friend, Square. Or so Triangle thinks. . . . This is the first tale in a new trilogy that will have readers wondering just who they can… Read More Kindergarten Triangle Challenge
The Magic Square Puzzle! An excellent way to build math and critical thing skills. The puzzles are believed to have been discovered in China about 4000 years ago. In a Magic Square, every row, column and diagonal all add up to make the same total. In a traditional 3 by 3 magic square, the digits 1… Read More What is a Magic Square?