This week we’re off to France, Sweden, Australia and The Netherlands!
We will be reading these books this week: (click the books to see them on Amazon)
For each country my ‘staches receive a personalized airplane ticket! Then we use Google Earth to fly off to our country. We read our story and complete our country chart. Then we fill in our research journals. Finally, we make a craft for each country. And of course, we must stamp our passport!
Here are a few pictures from our holidays around the world adventures last week!
To see an entire blog post on how we’re using holidays around the world, click the pictures!
And on Friday, we celebrate Foodie Fun Friday with fun snacks representing each country!
This week we will be eating Pepperidge Farms Windmill Cookies (The Netherlands!)!
We will make Rice Krispy St. Lucia wreaths with pretzel stick candles (Sweden)!
We will have a cake with a favor baked inside! Whoever finds the favor, is the king or queen for the day! (France)!
For our crafts we’re making:
St. Lucia hats (Sweden)
Torn paper wreaths (Australia)
Footprint Misletoe (France)
Wooden Shoes/Clogs (The Netherlands!)
This week in math we’re reviewing adding to 5, subtracting to 5 and decomposing numbers!
We’re going to be doing some 1 on 1 work, some small group work, some independent practice and lots of hippopotamus time!
For Mad Science Friday, we’re going to do some candy cane science!
We’re going to if candy canes float or sink, dissolve and we’re going to see if we can make candy canes bend!
(If you download the candy cane science freebie, it includes teacher directions for all 3 experiments!)
And of course, some freebies for you! Because I love my peeps and you’re my peeps!
The spin a reindeer freebie is differentiated for letter recognition or beginning sounds!
This week we will be using these creations:
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A Kindergarten Smorgasboard Schedulin Sunday! was last modified: October 4th, 2016 by Greg Smedley-Warren
Howdy, I am Mr. Greg. I have been teaching for 11 years. I spent a year teaching fifth grade, two years in second grade and am now in my 9th year in Kindergarten. Kindergarten is my passion and my calling but honestly, that wasn’t how it started. Read the whole story >