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Friday, March 31, 2017

Sports in Kinderpond

Learning Board

Letter S

Color Orange

Shape- Sphere


Story-Pete the Cat Baseball

Poem Take me Out to the Ballgame

Art~ Coloring page
Math/Life Skills/Science  
Snack- Cracker Jacks

Story- Froggy Soccer

Fingerplay Football Player

Math/Life Skills/Science-  Kick the Cups

Snack- Sports ka-bobs

Story  I Like

Baseball Player

Art-Painting with golf balls  
Think of this as a large scale marble paint!

You will need a box, golf balls, paint, and paper.

Math/Life Skills/Science Grid Game

Snack- Cookie and Cream Popcorn


Fingerplays- Basketball Player

Math/Life Skills/Science Balloon Plate Tennis

Snack-Trail Mix

Shopping List:
Cracker Jacks
fruit for ka-bobs
almond bark/white chocolate
Trail Mix- peanuts, M&M's, cereal, raisins, ect.

Plastic Cups
Paint- orange and variety
Golf Balls
Paint Stick/rulers

Friday, March 24, 2017

Opposites in Kinderpond

Learning Board

Letter Q

Color  Black

Shape- Triangle

Numeral- Zero

Name Practice- Black and White Triangle
I am going to cut out black and white triangles to make a pattern.


Art~ Shorter Longer

Math/Life Skills/Science  Frogs Lilly Pads

Honestly, I don't have counting bears... well I might, maybe ten or so, but I do have frogs lol  So I will bring out them and make some lily pads. 

Snack- Oreo's  I did see that Annie's made some new tasty cookies that would work too!

Story- Footbook

They used stars, but the triangle is our shape this week.  

Math/Life Skills/Science- Sink Float and the sheet if you wish to print

Snack- Marshmallows and Pretzels
(Hard and Soft)


Fingerplays- Awesome Opposite Song

I plan to use a number cube and set a time and then we will see who has more or less gumball at the end of the time.  You could use dauber markers, ink and either stamps or even your fingerprint.  

Stay tuned for a gumball printable!

Math/Life Skills/Science Heavy Light

Snack- Triangle Crackers and Cheese  
I think Triscut makes triangle crackers. 


Fingerplays- Sesame Street

Music- Replay your favorite songs

Math/Life Skills/Science  Blocks More or Less

Snack- Quirky Vegetable Spread   
Y'all this is soooo yummy!!! It will be gone in a flash!!!!

Shopping List:
Mini Marshmallows
Small Pretzel Sticks
Triangle Crackers
Green Onion
Cream Cheese
Bell Pepper

Heavy/Light Items
Items to test for float and sink (check sheet above)
Triangle Cookie Cutter (look in your playdough cutters too)
Counting Bears or frogs or pom poms
Construction paper

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Week in Review: Lucky Leprechauns

Writing Station
Thick Markers
Thin Markers
Short Markers
Smelly Markers
Twistable Crayons
Regular Crayons
Finger Crayons
Green Ball Point Pen
Metallic Colored Pencils

Bingo Dauber 
Stamp Pad and stamp
Mini Stapler
Hole Punch (apparently walked off lol)

Leprechaun from Dollar Tree

Marker Art

Watercolor on tissue paper

I die cut shamrocks and colored the edges and wrote on them.

For Tot School I put the numeral, the number of dots and number word.
I did zero through ten.
For the kindergartners, I did the numeral, ten frame and number word. 
I did 13-19 because they are working on teen numbers.

I never did find gold glass beads.
I just picked blue ;)

I wrote numerals on plastic cups from Dollar Tree.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Kinderpond Learns About Seasons

Learning Board

Letter Z

Color Gray 

Shape- Rectangle

Numeral- 20

Name Practice- Binder  
I was trying to make some that would fit the seasons but I didn't like anything I made lol


Story-4 Seasons Booklet

Poem Seasons YouTube


Art~ Seasons Tree Using a Q-Tip use THESE trees.  I am going to print 4 per page. Check your printer's settings.
One per day.

Math/Life Skills/Science  Paper Dolls 
There are boy versions too :)

Snack- Banana Sushi


Art- Seasons Tree Using a Q-Tip
One per day.

Math/Life Skills/Science- Spin and Graph

Snack- Apple Parfaits

Watch the video here.

Story  My Seasons Book

Fingerplays- Seasons

Art- Seasons Tree Using a Q-Tip
One per day.  

Math/Life Skills/Science Seasons Sorting

Snack- S'mores
Good old fashioned yumminess that tastes like summer!

Story The Four Seasons

Fingerplays- Count to 20.

Art-Seasons Tree Using a Q-Tip
One per day.

Math/Life Skills/Science Snowman Science

Snack- Snow Cones
I have this ridiculously cute snow cone machine that I registered for when I was wedding planning many moons ago.  My mother didn't approve... I actually use it all of the time.  In the summer months and warmer months during school, my grade school students earn ice cubes to make snow-cones.

Shopping List:
Toppings (cookies, mini chocolate chips, sprinkles, ect)
Apple Pie filling
Cool Whip
Cream Cheese
Caramel Sauce
Graham Crackers
Chocolate Bars
Snow Cone Syrups

Zip Close bags
Clear Cups