The Rainbow Fish

To transition from February to March this week we read the book “The Rainbow Fish” and also made a craft to go with it.  This story is about friendship which went with our our theme for February.  Going into March we are going to be learning about the colours of the rainbow.  Our Rainbow Fish that we made are hanging up on the bulletin board in the hallway.

Story

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We read “Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes” because it emphasizes colours and we also used this story to discuss the size of a problem. This story is great for discussing the small problems we encounter and how we react to them.  It also promotes our early literacy skills through the use of repetitive text.  “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” is also great for discussing the size of a problem.

Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Our sensory bin for the month of March is based on the colours of the rainbow and students have to use clothes pins and others tools that allow them to develop their pencil grasp to match coloured items such as shapes and pom poms to the correct colour of the rainbow.

Reminders:

  • We only have 2 FOP Friday’s left!  On Friday, March 2nd there is a FOP called Physical Literacy and Brain Development: Brain Dance that will be held at Bentley FCSS.  On Friday, March 16th there is a FOP called Dealing with Disobedience, also held at Bentley FCSS.  Follow this link for information on the session as well as to register: FOP
  • Scholastic Book Orders are due Thursday, March 8th.  You can bring me in the paper order form with a cheque made payable to Scholastic Canada or you can order online.  You no longer need to bring me the paper order form if you are ordering online.  Here is the link (go to Parents- connect to your teacher): Scholastic
  • Registration is open for Pre-K classes for the 2018-2019 school year.  Current families that are registering for next year please follow this link: Pre-K Registration  Registration is also open to the public, so it’s important that you register soon to ensure your spot!

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