I truly feel like our class is becoming a zoo with all the animals albeit small ones in our room. Today our class received 2 tadpoles and 2 newts! Thank you to Mr. Reuter for scooping them up from a pond and sharing them with our class.
|A newt and a tadpole|
|A closeup of one the tadpoles|
For museum class today, Ms. Ingleston took our class to the school garden to plant some lima beans. This year, the school's garden theme is plants of the Native Americans. The class broke up the soil with shovels, then smoothed the soil over with gardening gloves and then planted lima beans.
|The class looking at our grow box|
|Breaking up the soil|
|Ms. Ingleston shows the kids how to push the soil around with the shovel|
|Looking at a bird in the sky|
|K.W, K.M, T.S and X.I smoothing out the soil|
|A.R and T.W breaking up the soil|
|The kids planted the beans next to the yellow line|
|Pushing the beans into the soil|
|J.A smooths the soil over the bean|
|J.M planting the lima bean|
Tomorrow, we'll be looking at the caterpillars and drawing observations of both the caterpillars and tadpoles. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to successful build the paper making deckle over the weekend so I'm contemplating buying one so we may make paper later on the year. I was looking through my plan look and its amazing how much time flies! There's so much to do before the end of the year! :)