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Our SK students interact with a goldfish image that appears over their hands on the classroom whiteboard.
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Our Grade 4 students worked backwards from their theories about storms to hypothesize about the key parts of a storm: A cloud, which needs evaporated water. A water source, like a puddle. The sun to heat the puddle to cause the evaporation. The cloud is 
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Our Grade 2 students have been working on self-portraits in the style of Vincent Van Gogh this term in Studio class. Throughout his life, Van Gogh wrote many letters to his brother, Theo, detailing his art work.  The Grade 2 students decided they would also 
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Leaves and trees have been a long term fascination with the SK’s.  With the arrival of fall, there was much leaf collecting, comparing of collections, and a very real interest in why the leaves were falling.  The children had recognized that there were many different 
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It was a day of exciting discoveries in the SK classroom! The SK children are currently fascinated by the human body and used a variety of activities to reinforce their understanding of what goes where!  It became a very real experience for them, as they 
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Between the ages of 3 and 5 children usually demonstrate rapid gains in fine motor manipulation, finger dexterity and tool use. Development of fine motor skills takes time, patience and practice. Activities that assist with development of the muscles required to manipulate a pencil include: 
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The first arrival of snow caused a flurry of excitement in the SK room.  The large windows in the SK classroom gave them a perfect view as the first snowflakes arrived.  “It’s snowing, it’s snowing” echoed around the classroom, quietly spoken with a sense of 
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Truth’s second session with the Grade 5/6 students was as incredible as the first!  The students presented the “joyful noises” performance poetry pieces they had been practicing and received some feedback on presentation.  Truth loved their work. Students began brainstorming potential topics about which they 
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After having determined what ingredients are needed to ‘Make a Friend,’ the JK boys and girls made their very own ‘Friendship Soup!’ They did make a few alterations to the recipe, but it certainly was yummy.  The children enjoyed making and sharing it with other 
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The SK’s were introduced to the ‘moveable alphabet’ – a box of wooden consonants and vowels that they could use to spell words.  They were thrilled and immediately began spelling their names, and then moved on to spelling words.  They were ‘totally in the moment,’ 
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