The first graders have been busy learning about plants. We have been busy learning about the parts of the plant, the seed and the life cycle of the plant. We were introduced to some new vocabulary like germination. We . . .
For the past two weeks, we have been exploring different versions of The Gingerbread Man . We compared the stories and talked about the different characters and chants used by the gingerbread character in the stories. Each child . . .
Last year, the 1st grade teachers visited the Okoboji school. One of the ideas we observed was the lighting of their rooms. They had hung Christmas lights from the ceiling, used the natural light coming in from the windows, . . .