Entries by Rachel Verble

It’s Chick Time!

This week in kindergarten, each classroom received an incubator and a dozen eggs. We have been learning  a lot of vocabulary about chicks, such as: egg tooth, incubator, pip, and embryo. This is one of our favorite units in kindergarten as it pairs perfectly with our research writing and compliments our science unit on living […]

Let’s Move!

  In kindergarten, we are sure to take brain breaks often. Brain breaks are a way for students to move around after sitting for a period of time. They are usually quick, less than five minutes, and students are more refreshed and ready to continue learning after they are over.  One of our favorite brain […]

Elf on the Shelf in Kindergarten

In kindergarten, the “Elf on the Shelf” has arrived! Students were able to listen to their teacher read the story and kindergarten, as a whole, watched the Elf on the Shelf movie. Students have had so much fun looking for their class elf’s hiding spot each morning. Students are reminded that the elves watch for […]