j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

j week meant “j is for jellyfish (and other creatures that live under water)” week.

j is for jellyfish

we used things other than our hands and paintbrushes to turn a lot of paper different shades of blue and purple…all with a bit of glitter (which reminded us of the rainbow fish book we read!).

j is for jellyfish

the dish scrubbers were a favorite along with our paint wands from lakeshore.

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

then there was a lot of cutting and gluing to make paper jellyfish.

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j is for jellyfish

we i ended up making plastic bag jellyfish…cut strips half way up a plastic bag, stuff another plastic bag in that one, then tie a knot to create a “body” and jellyfish tentacles.

j is for jellyfish

we went “jellyfishing” through the puppet stage window by feeling around and grabbing one.

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

and then with the help of classical music, did a little dancing with the jellyfish.  they floated amazingly well!

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j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

one day we made jellyfish in bottles with more of the plastic bags cut into tinier strips put into blue water.

j is for jellyfish

jellyfish in puzzles were discovered.

j is for jellyfish

j is for jellyfish

and this was the week some children got really interested in cursive writing.

j is for jellyfish

we do a lot of tracing when it’s cursive work!

j is for jellyfish

whew!  what a week that was!

 

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