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  • Marisa Ramsey

πŸ•Έ Smart Start Week 9

What a full, fun, exciting week we've had! Our students have been anxiously awaiting Halloween Week. We've talked about costumes and candy and Trick-or-Treating since the beginning of September! To kick off the week, we started with a spooky spider theme.

Monday's Question of the Day was, "Have you ever walked through a spider web?" We loved hearing their spider stories and we applauded their use of fantastic adjectives to describe how the spider web felt.


During Circle Time, we reviewed days of the week, months, counted and introduced the letter of the week, Ss, with Eric Carle's The Very Busy Spider. We continued the concept of pattern with some sparkly, spider stickers!

In Movement, we talked about the concept of pathways. The aim of this creative movement exercise was to encourage our students to explore the use and control of large muscles and spatial awareness while moving creatively through the space. We explored how we could move th