Sunday, October 24, 2010

Tennessee Fun Facts!

Tennessee is The Volunteer State! 

Tennesse's state bird is The Mockingbird.

The state animal is The Raccoon

Tennessee is home to The Great Smokey Mountains National Park

This park is the most visited National Park in the United States. The park was named for the smoke-like bluish haze that often envelops these mountains.

There are 30 different species of salamanders that live in this park!

Tennessee is home to some very famous people including

Tennessee is home to the University of Tennessee Volunteers 

and Women's basketball coach Pat Summitt who led the Lady Volunteers to 8 NCAA titles!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Miss B in New London, CT

Miss Bindergarten would like to thank Miss Lougee's class for a wonderful visit!

Next Stop...Knoxville, Tennessee!
Miss B was honored to pose for the official  class picture!

Miss B helps Ava with morning meeting!

Ella and Nathan help Miss B learn position words!

Miss B with Micaela and Librarian. Miss B always remembers to be quiet in the Library!

Miss B goes to the Library!

On the computer with Ariana.

Eating snack with Jasiah and Ashley. Oranges are full of vitamin C!

Jayra, Ava and Miss B play with Mr. Potato Head.

Danian and Miss B listen to a story together.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Happy Trails!

Miss Bindergarten left Salem today, she's nice and cozy in her box and on her way to Ms. Lougee's kindergarten class in New London, CT.

We marked our map, said good-bye and sent her on her way!
Have fun Ms. Lougee's class. We can't wait for the pictures!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Miss B visits Connecticut...The Constitution State!

Connecticut is one of the six New England states located on the East Coast of the United States.

The name Connecticut comes from the Native American Algonquin word "Quinatucquet" which meant, "Beside the long tidal river."

The Connecticut River is 407 miles long and runs from The Connecticut Lakes in northern New Hampshire along the border of New Hampshire and Vermont through Western Massachusetts and Central Connecticut and ends at Old Lyme, CT in to Long Island Sound.

The America Robin is Connecticut's state bird.

Connecticut's state flower is the Mountain Laurel.
And Connecticut is home to a very famous sailing ship, The Schooner Amistad

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Miss B Travels...Again!

Introductions to the new children in the classroom are finished and as sad as she is to say good-bye, it's time for Miss Bindergarten to take off on a new adventure! A traveling teacher can only sit still for so long!
Her travel itinerary is almost complete and she hopes to get to a lot more classrooms full of bright, cheery not to mention adorable kindergarteners!
So Bon Voyage Miss B! We can't wait to follow you on your adventures!

Miss Bindergarten by Joseph Slate
Illustrated by Ashley Wolff