Sep 24, 2014
On 9/13/14, jacque/Wa/K-1/nbct 2006 wrote:
> On 9/12/14, kteacher wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I was interested in having my kindergarten class partner
>> 3rd grade class in our building. Have any of you ever done
>> and if so would you be will ing to share some things you
>> the kids do together???
>> Thanks so much.
> I have had third grade buddies for several years
> what we do every year--very little planning for either
> yet a valid, quality product......
> First time we get together I make a Bingo game from all the
> student names and the 3rd grade teacher, plus my assistant-
> year a 3rd grade student asked if our Principal was on it
> think I might add her too..next year. They LOVE playing
> we will play it again at the end of the year when
> won't need so much help with the names. After that, we have
> poem called "Follow Your Heart Little One" written by a
> teacher from our school that lends itself well to having
> illustrate each line. There are just enough lines
> to schedule changes we have to double up a couple of lines
> there are some short ones that are easy to do that with) to
> most of the year with us writing down the line and then
> illustrating it. We bind them together with either a
> spiral binding or Raffi, ribbon, etc., and each child has a
> poetry book to take home at year's end. It's fun to have
> 3rd graders in my buddie class who were also in my kkinder
> and now get to make another book---they have never
> We just use white construction paper for each page and they
> one day to make a cover at the end, then a blank page for
> We also go on a field trip to the beach with our buddies at
> end of the year. Beach Ranger comes and leads us around to
> at sea creatures.
> Simple, but delightful..
If you care to share the poem you use, I would love to have