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Neutrons

Igloos

This week we celebrated the snow we’ve had by building igloos…. sugar cube igloos! We built them using edible glue, made of powdered sugar and water, to hold the sugar cubes together. The students were as excited to see and taste sugar cubes as to build with them. There were lots of “oohs” and “ahhs” […]

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Journals

We just planned an easy class this week to get back into the co-op routine. We spent some time making journal pages about things we did over the break. We added plastic sleeves to our journals so that we could put in the new pages. The children enjoyed looking over their journals. For the second […]

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Puffy Paint

This week we made our own puffy paint! We used ziploc sandwich bags to mix shaving cream, glue, and food coloring and then to pipe the mixture out to make puffy creations. At first, the kids were apprehensive about mixing the messy ingredients in the bags as it was something most had not done before […]

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Sugar Cube Igloos

This week we celebrated the snow we’ve had by building igloos…. sugar cube igloos! We built them using edible glue, made of powdered sugar and water, to hold the sugar cubes together. The students were as excited to see and taste sugar cubes as to build with them. There were lots of “oohs” and “ahhs” […]

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Chess!

This week we started playing and learning Chess! Kids played against each other, reviewed the rules of the game and were very focused and excited to play Chess! We got some help from Hili’s siblings – Adam, chess expert, and Aya, class H player. Next week we will continue to play, You have a whole […]

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Mega Poster

This week we started coloring a mega poster together, kids were drawing peacefully while listening to the following stories: “I was So Mad” by Mercer Meyer, “Angela’s Airplane”, “50 Below Zero”, “A Promise is a promise” all by Robert Munsch. “Pete the cat and the bad banana” by James Dean and “Noisy Nora” by Rosemary […]

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Cardboard Box Creativity

Today we worked with cardboard boxes and used our imaginations to create whatever the children were inspired to create. This was inspired by a book we read the last time we had writer’s workshop. I suggested a few ideas and then they took off. We had a laptop computer, shoe box diorama, sword and shield, […]

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Air Dry Clay

This week the Neutrons painted their Air Dry Clay creations. Some students had the bad luck of their clay breaking once it dried, which we used as a learning experience: When using Air Dry Clay, parts that are pieced together, very thick, or very thin are more likely to crack during the drying process. Students […]

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Stephanie’s Ponytail

This week we read “Stephanie’s Ponytail” and “I HAVE TO GO ” both by Robert Munsch. We drew and colored as we listened to the stories. We played hangman and did Baby Animals and Circus Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles. 4 Neutrons continued to work on their play and presented the full act in front of coop […]

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Moira’s Birthday

We were happy to have all 7 Neutrons together! We read Moira’s Birthday by Robert Munsch while drawing freely. We played Get To Know You Bingo, we discovered that no one ate chicken last night has a pet fish or just moved to this area. We created a new play with some new and old […]

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