Monday, August 27, 2007

Checked Out The New Classroom

Today we went to Mel's school and saw her new classroom. She is SO excited to be starting 1st grade on the 4th of September. We had a nice walk there, we saw a caterpillar crawling across the sidewalk and a BIG lineup of ants. Melody is a big bug lover and was so happy to be looking at the bugs.

We are so excited to be starting the new school year. Melody put her name on her desk, found her special star, looked at her schedule, read a book, checked out the fish tank, talked about our concerns about Mel's year and had a great visit with her principal as well.

Melody has a special dictionary at school that she can add words to. She wanted to bring it home, so we are in the midst of making her one like it for home.

We've been doing a lot of different things this summer to keep up with what she learned last year. She has a great game that is like a 3D world where she is working on math, english, problem solving skills and everyday scheduling. She's been having such a blast with it this summer. We also got her some canadian play money and she is enjoying learning how money works. We've been reading lots on astronomy, anatomy and bugs. All things that she just loves to learn about.

So, one more week til a new adventure begins for us!!