Category Archives: Kindergarten

Tinkercad Keychain Tutorial

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Kindergarten: Matryoshka Dolls

Students used Google Maps to explore Russia. The highlight of our virtual tour was seeing St. Basil’s Cathedral. They learned the history of Matryoshka nesting dolls and created their own. One of our students brought in a giant size Matryoshaka!

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Yom Haatzmaut

Hadassah University Medical Hospital is home to the Chagall stained glass windows. The windows represent the twelve tribes of Israel. “This is my modest gift to the Jewish people who have always dreamt of biblical love, friendship and  of peace … Continue reading

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Mandarin Art Festival

Congratulations to the Martin J. Gottlieb Day School in the Mandarin Art Festival! Eli won second place for grades K-2 . Elliana won second place for grades 3-5. Masha got an honorable mention. Madison                                         Eli                                             Aaron     Kyra,                                                          Andrew              … Continue reading

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Clay Week

Kindergarten students create a song about the cracks in clay. Kindergartners created pinch pots. First grade created symmetrical butterflies. Second grade create draped bowls and third grader made clay masks. Clay vocabulary: Slip and score, kiln, fire, slab and glaze.

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Kindergarten, Gears & Problem Solving

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Kindergarten- Penguins

Kindergarten learned about penguins with Mrs. Hallett. In art, they made a chemical reaction using salt and watercolors. The salt absorbed the water and left the pigment behind. This technique helped create the snowy looking sky. Kindergarten students also learned … Continue reading

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Kindergarten: Goldilocks & the Three Bears

In language arts, Ms. Lewis read a variety of stories about Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The emphasis was on the concept small, medium and large. Students were given recycled materials and copies of the three bears. Students had to … Continue reading

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Kindergartner Explains How a 3D Printer Works

 

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Kindergarten: Norman Rockwell & Jackson Pollack

Norman Rockwell was a fan of Jackson Pollock’s art. He admired his art so much that he created a painting of himself looking at a Jackson Pollack piece named “The Connoisseur”. Kindergartners recreated this famous painting. They made a mini … Continue reading

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