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  I started the Read to Self portion of the Daily 5 with my Preppies before the holidays and will introduce Word Work next week. Here are some ideas I have for this literacy centre. I will put out about 5 activities and rotate them around each week. I keep my activities for the week in a wheeling trolley – the children can wheel it over to where they are working. In the top of my
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Best ever play dough recipe
This is the BEST play dough recipe you will ever find. It makes a good sized batch and usually lasts me for a term. That’s about 10 weeks!  The recipe 2 cups water 2 cups flour 1/2 cup salt 1 tablespoon cooking oil 4 teaspoons cream of tartar food colouring can be added to the water. Combine ingredients in a saucepan. I like to use a non-stick pan. Cook, stirring constantly, until most of the
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Reading homework guide for parents
Homework! Love it or hate it? The only homework I label as a “must do” is reading homework. It’s so important for a parent to read with their child every day.  I send 3 reading books home each week and ask that parents read these beginning texts with their children each night.  It does not matter if they choose one and read it over and over each night or if they read a different one
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