Thursday, November 22, 2012

Turkey in Disguise

Well I'm done ranting, at least for now. ; ) I have several things I want to share. The first is a little song my daughter wrote (words and music) about Thanksgiving. As you may or may not know, I am rather behind in technology, so when I taped her singing this on my phone, I didn't realize the video was going to be sideways. I never could figure out a way to rotate it. Yes! I fixed it on Facebook!

 
The district did allow us Monday and Tuesday for review. So I took the opportunity to finish their Turkey in Disguises. I didn't send it home because I wasn't sure if all of the children would have someone to help them. So last week they did a little brainstorming, made a sketch of what they were wanting to do and made a list of materials they would need. They also wrote a story about how their turkeys would escape. A lot of them seemed to totally forget everything they had planned when they saw feathers and sparkly pom poms. Oh well, they had fun making their creations. Some of them, I have no idea what they made, here are the pictures, maybe you can figure it out.
She made Spiderwoman.

He was making a peacock.

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I'm not sure if you can see it clearly, this is a King Cobra. This little boy is very creative.

Some sort of feathered princess.

A soldier

He said this was Scorpion.

Ho Ho Ho, Santa Claus.

I think this is Superman with feathers for legs. haha They were just so excited when they saw those feathers.

Hmmm, Santa Bird??? I'm not sure.

She said it was Barbie. I love how she just slapped the fabric and felt on with out even trying to cut it!

He worked really hard on this, but I'm not sure what it is.

I think this one is Miss Viola Swamp. :)

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This one is a cheerleader. Oops, she lost one of her pom poms.

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I have one more picture to share. It is a follow up to my Mousetrap post. I think they must have scared the mouse from our room, I haven't seen it again. The morning after they set the "traps", my sneaky daughter went in and took one of the apples out of the "trap". All of the kids thought the mouse had eaten it during the night. They had to tell everyone as they came in. Ha! During journal writing this is what I got from one of my boys.
It says, "The mice eat poison food. They come out to eat food the mice got kill.
 
I love it this the best writing I have gotten from this boy!
 
Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
 
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5 comments:

  1. They came up with such creative ideas! Love the cheerleader one! :)

    NotJustChild'sPlay

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    1. Thanks! They are a very creative class.

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  2. Those are so cute. I love that you let them do whatever struck their fancy:)
    ❀Barbara❀
    Grade ONEderful
    Ruby Slippers Blog Designs

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    1. You can tell from their smiles, they were very proud of their creations. ;)

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    Stephanie
    Crazy About First Grade

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