we had a visit from a few university of Illinois aeronautical engineers. They helped us build a straw rocket and then we went outside to test our designs.
(click on the image below to watch our "countdown."
Lake of the woods field trip
We have ladybugs in our classroom!
We are so proud of what are doing in centers!
blossoming authors.... look for more photos as we progress through the month...
our deconstructured rainbow project
Cloud in a jar - making it rain experiment
the children used what they learned about forces to create their own pinball machine.
exploring forces.... using a ball to make a circular path, straight path and zig zag path. how to slow and stop the motion of a moving object. how does the surface of an object affect how it moves?
Valentine party fun
more center pics
We read the book "What if I had animal teeth?" by Sandra markle. the kids drew and wrote about what it would be like if they had animal teeth.
Working with our UI student, Ms marykate
our 100th day of school
transforming our classroom into a polar environment
Look at our fun "Snowy Day" self portraits and writing
Pajama day in kindergarten
Christmas Party Fun