Month: April 2018

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Play with Clay
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April 20, 2018September 2, 2020

Play with Clay

All kids like playing with playdough – I have yet to find one who doesn’t.  When I teach art, I like to introduce children to different art mediums that are hopefully new to them.  On this day when covering kindergarten prep, students had the opportunity to play with clay.   This tends to end up...

Story Play
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April 19, 2018September 2, 2020

Story Play

Spring!  I can’t wait for the spring weather, or at least less snow and some sun.  This story play was one of the first that I did, and I still love presenting it.   It is perfect for any unit on bees, or spring, or sharing, or being a friend!  I could go on and on!

Childrens Music
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April 18, 2018September 2, 2020

Childrens Music

We recorded a real music song!  This activity was really easy, but a lot of fun!  I like to introduce students to various instruments in our children’s music program.  We choose a favourite song that we enjoy listening to as a class, but any song will work.  I brought the song up on YouTube and...

Alfies Long Winter – Story Play
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April 17, 2018September 2, 2020

Alfies Long Winter – Story Play

For an updated post of “Alfie’s Long Winter” with video of the story play click here. Ever thought about how scary it could be for a leaf to jump off its branch in the fall?  This story play based on the book “Alfies Long Winter”, by Greg McEvoy explores this idea.  It’s also the perfect...