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Posts by Caroline Derksen

June 1st – 5th

Hello Everyone! We hope you had a great weekend! This week we’re going to learn about one of Ms. Caroline’s favourite insects, the dragonfly! Engage Have a look at these pictures. Notice the beautiful colours and patterns on their wings! Now ask someone to help you read the poem below: Explore Dragonflies are insects, which…

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Sprouts May 25-29

Welcome back everyone! We are so excited to see all the happy faces at Sprouts again . We have missed you so much! Engage This week we’re going to talk about spiders! Below is a song, which tells you some of the differences between spiders and insects. Ask someone to help you read the words:…

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Junior Sprouts – April 30th

Engage Can you think back to last week when we talked about butterflies, and how they start out their life looking very differently? Frogs are similar! They hatch from and egg as a tadpole, and swim underwater for the first part of their loves. Then they grow legs, and begin to move around on land.…

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Junior Sprouts – April 29th

Engage Frogs live in different habitats. Some live near ponds, some live in forests, and some live in trees! Have a look at the pictures below. Which frog do you think belongs in which habitat? What makes you think so? Ask someone to help you read the names of each of the frogs pictured above.…

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Junior Sprouts – April 28th

Engage Ms. Lisa read you a story about frogs today. I found this song about baby frogs (called tadpoles). Have a listen: Explore That was a fun song! Let’s do some frog math together. We’ll start with some counting! Count the number of frogs in each box, and print the correct number on a piece…

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Junior Sprouts – April 27th

Hello Friends! Welcome back to school, I hope you had a good weekend. We have a new letter of the week, and it’s a tricky one! Our new sound is ‘x’…it makes a sound like ‘cks’. Try saying it a few times. Engage Here’s a fun song about the letter ‘x’. Have a listen! There…

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Junior Sprouts – April 23rd

Engage Hi Friends! Can you think back to when we talked about butterfly life cycles? Here is a picture of a Swallowtail Butterfly’s life cycle. Can you name each stage? The words are written at the bottom. Copy them onto a piece of paper. Explore When a caterpillar transforms into a butterfly, it looks really…

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Junior Sprouts – April 22nd

Hello Junior Sprout Friends! Today is a special day. Do you know what it is? It’s Earth Day! Earth is the name of the planet we live on, and Earth Day is a special day for us to think about ways we can take good care of our planet to keep it healthy! Engage Here’s…

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Junior Sprouts – April 21st

Hello friends! I hope you enjoyed circle time with Ms. Lisa this morning. She told me that you made some caterpillars and printed some tricky numbers on them! Engage Here’s a song I found about counting butterflies (remember butterflies are what caterpillars transform into when they come out of their chrysalis). This song will help…

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Junior Sprouts – April 20th

Hello Junior Sprouts! Welcome back to school, I hope you had a great weekend. Engage Can you think back to when we talked about a butterfly’s life cycle? Remember it goes through 4 stages? Egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, butterfly. Here are pictures of two of the stages. Can you draw them and print the words? Explore…

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