Category Archives: Dragonflies 11-12

Abiyoyo and His Ukelele

“It’s like Abiyoyo!” – J. Bears The Butterflies are reading “Abiyoyo,” a story about a boy who plays the ukulele, his father the magician, and a giant named Abiyoyo.  A folk story set to music by Pete Seeger, the story … Continue reading

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Earth Day: “Help this planet earth!”

Happy Earth Day!  The Bears, Elephants, All-Stars, Dragonflies, and Kangaroos have been working on our song “Evergreen, Everblue” by Raffi to sing on this day.  They know the song as “help this planet earth!”  Students did a beautiful job of … Continue reading

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Final Day of Drumming Contest

Nearly one-third of occupational therapists work with children, helping them master the “occupations” of childhood-learning, playing, and growing.  Most schoolchildren are referred to occupational therapists because of handwriting problems (The Fund to Promote Awareness of Occupational Therapy). April is Occupational … Continue reading

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The “Action Cards” Dance

“Fishing!” said M. Ducks. “Bowling.” said J. Bears “Hoopla-hoop.” said J. All-Stars To create a structured sequential movement activity with the preschool classes, I used action pictures on cards.  With all the cards faced down, a student picked one and … Continue reading

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“Help This Planet Earth!”: Ocean Drum

Earth Day is approaching in two weeks and we are celebrating with a song, story, and presentations.  All the preschool classes (Bears, Elephants, All-Stars, Kangaroos, and Dragonflies) are singing “Evergreen, Everblue” by Raffi while the oldest classes are presenting their … Continue reading

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