Adding ing to words and onsets and finishing the lions project! (Plus a freebee!)
Kath was working on chunks so we decided to tackle adding ing to words and onsets. First we read the book “5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed”. We thought of other things the Monkeys could do besides jumping. I made a list of the words on the smart board, stopping after each one so that they could do the movements.
Then, I got out Kath’s “king of ing” crown. This cute little item is from my friend, Julie at Katie and Company. There’s a great little song that we sing as they are wearing the crown. It is to the tune “The Farmer in the Dell”
I am the king of ing.
Just listen to me sing.
I find the words that end with ing
Like ring and swing and zing!
Here one of her cuties teaches us the signs for ring, swing and king with the help of his teacher.
Then I made these dice for onset and rime to make ing words. As we rolled the words, the kiddos wrote each word on a brown strip that we cut 6 x 1 1/2.
Then, we made the lions by rounding off the corners of squares and rectangles. Next, they rolled the ing word strips on their pencil and glued them around the head to make the mane. Finally they glued the tree map on the board. I tied a piece of rafia to the tail for the “tuff” of hair on the lions tail.
Now for the freebee: dice for making ing words
So, what fun did I have in Kath's room. In closing, I just love the things kids say....As I was working with Kath's kids, one of them looked up at me and said, "You talk like a cowboy!" So for all my southern friends, YeeHaw!
Kim is a retired kindergarten teacher! She taught kindergarten for 30 years and now works as a national presenter. Now that she is retired, she spends her time volunteering in Megan's room. When she isn't working at Megan's school, she loves to garden and spend time with her family. She and Andy, her husband, have two children, Megan, who is married to Nick, and Tyler, who is married to Ginny. They also have a beagle named KT Ann. Megan followed in her mom's footsteps and is also a kindergarten teacher. She loves building relationships with her kiddos and their families. When she isn't teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family. She is married to Nick. They enjoy all the GA sports teams! She and Nick have a miniature dachshund named Lily Grace.
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