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by ainsleesmom
Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:14 pm
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Hands-on - Concerns
Replies: 20
Views: 9868

We do a baking day where we bake something related. For apples, we made applesauce and then applesauce muffins since no one likes applesauce plain LOL. We made the rice krispie birds nests for N. You get the idea. We also bought 4 different apples and tasted them and wrote down our "critiques " of t...
by ainsleesmom
Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 6 - Turtle
Replies: 26
Views: 31954

My K student does occupational therapy for some sensory processing issues. One of our home suggestions was to have her walk or crawl with something heavy on her back. So I tied it in with the turtle assignment. We put a 5 lb bag of rice in a backpack on her back and she crawled around like a turtle....
by ainsleesmom
Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:44 am
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Teaching the same topic for 6 days in a row...
Replies: 2
Views: 4698

Well, we certainly don't need letter retention. However, I am seeing the wisdom in doing K even though she reads at (let me gasp and brag a bit here) an older 3rd or early 4th grade level!!! Her attention span and interest level is that of a early 5 year old still. Even doing the reading test, I cou...