During speech, we read Dear Zoo and identified animals that live at the zoo. We worked on our matching skills by matching animals from the story to their corresponding pictures. We also read From Head to Toe, named the animal on each page, and imitated body movements of the animals (e.g., turning our heads like penguins, stomping our feet like elephants). Finally, we reached into a big box filled with animals, and had to decide if they lived at the zoo, in the ocean, or on the farm. During P.E., we had a blast playing with big bubble wands and popping the bubbles in the air. We also rode trikes around the track in the middle of campus.
With our friends from room 4, we had picnics and went camping in the dramatic play area. We also used tongs to pick up plastic bugs and sort them. At music time, we answered wh-questions, sang about community helpers, and categorized objects.
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