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Thursday, September 29, 2011

All About Me Theme

This week we have had a great time learning about ourselves and how being unique makes us special.  I absolutely love Kevin Henkes book, Chrysanthemum, and think it is perfect for discussing how special we all are.

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After reading the story the children made these:

 

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This is a a great idea I borrowed from Mrs. Jump’s Class! (Thanks Deanna!)

Additionally, we had a family project to create a family tree…my families were so creative they came out wonderfully!  We discussed big and small and the children learned about things they couldn’t do when they were small, that they are able to do now; and what they look forward to being able to do.  We will wrap up the week tomorrow with the kids bringing in the baby photos and trying to guess who each child is (tricky and fun)!  Here’s a then and now of my own daughter:

image                  image   What a difference 4 years can make!!!

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