Category Archives: Ducks 12-13

The Water Gong

“Wow, that’s so cool.” – L. Penguins               It’s the week of the elementary musical and through the midst of rehearsals, I wanted to have something cool for the students as a break.  The … Continue reading

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Songs to Help Grief and Loss

Today students brought flowers to school.  With the help of a team of mothers, they made flower wreaths for Margaret.  Something so simple was therapeutic for the students to help them grieve, understand the loss of their friend, and find … Continue reading

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iPad App: “Relax Melodies”- Listen to Nature

Spring is in full bloom here and in light of recent events, I designed a listening to nature activity for the students.  We listened to “Garden Pond” on the “Relax Melodies Premium HD” app on the iPad ($2.99).  This was … Continue reading

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Last Day: OT Drumming Contest

It’s day four, the last day of the OT drumming contest.  There were several students missing this week, so they will get a chance to drum next week to boost their class’s score.  OT Contests are still happening in art, … Continue reading

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The Seals on the Bus – Book

The Ducks, Elephants, and especially the Seals, enjoyed reading and listening to “The Seals on the Bus” by Lenny Hort, illustrated by G. Brian Karas. This book is a jaunty version of the song, “The Wheels on the Bus” with … Continue reading

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