This Term students in Kindergarten are exploring Australian animals, and wow, they have learnt so much already! Our Library program supports this work by exploring animal shelters or homes.
In the past two weeks we have examined koala habitats and bat habitats. KM loved choosing 'trees' from our playground for their hand-drawn koalas to cling to. It was a bit tricky to find ones that had a 'fork' for the koalas to rest in but they did a great job. We then poked our trees into the grassland to create a forest of eucalypts.
Making these connections helps students to expand their vocabulary and deepen their understanding of topics that can then be used to extend their reading and writing.
It's looking very spooky, indeed!