|Here's they are!|
During the day I discussed how a watermelon is a plant that grows from a seed and that the watermelon was a flower at one time. I taught the kindergartners that plants are living things that have needs and that bees also help plants by spreading pollen.
The young students were artists as they painted a picture of it for the cover of their booklet. They drew what the watermelon looked like on the inside and outside. I had them do a couple of worksheets about the sound of Ww and how to write it. We sang a rhyming song about watermelons called "Down by the Bay".
We felt the watermelon, held it, estimated its weight and weighed it. Together we made up a story about a Willie Watermelon and his his day at the beach. We made a booklet for you to see.
At the end of the day, we went outside to the picnic table and ate watermelon on this hot day in August. It was a fun day and they learned a lot from a watermelon.
|That's one heavy watermelon, but she can handle it!|
|Andrew put a funny face on the watermelon |
before he brought it to school!
|When you are a big 6-year old you can do this!|
|The artist are at work painting what they think |
this watermelon looks like.
|More artists hard at work.|
|Three tables of students working hard.|
|Here's what they've been waiting for all day!|
|Thankfully we have a picnic table to use outdoors.|
|The covers for the booklets look great!|