Newsletter| May, 2019

Theme: Spring/Bee/China

Spring is here, flowers are blooming and bees are very busy flying here and there. Do you know who is the major pollinators of most crops? It is BEE! Let’s get into the bees’ world.

 

English Activities

Good morning everyone, I am teacher Miya. Please look at the calendar and tell me what's the day comes after Wednesday?

This is an enlarged bee picture.

Today, we are going to learn the parts of a bee—— antenna, thorax, abdomen, stinger, wing, proboscis, hind leg, mouth, eye, and head.

This is the life cycle of a bee. Queen bee lays egg. After 3 days, egg hatches , larva comes out, then larva changes into a pupa. Over time, the pupa becomes an adult bee.

Do you know a honeybee queen can lay 2,000 eggs each day!

There are 3 types of honeybees live in a colony. They are the queen bee, the workers, and the drones. Most of the time, there is only one queen bee in a colony. All the worker bees are female, and drones are male.

Ok! Let's turned into a worker bee and ready to collect pollen and nectar.

We are using our proboscis to suck sweet liquid nectar from flowers.

How many pollen ball you want the worker bee to collect?

Daniel worker bee, please flies to flower number 8. Paul worker bee, please flies to flower number 5.

Can you tell me the missing number? What is the number comes after 3?

Before and after game. Do you know who is standing before you? Do you know who is standing after you?

How many bees in this beehive? Can you match the number of quantity with the number rod? Can you match the number of quantity with the coloring pencils?

Let's grading the size of bees.

Which one is Odd number? Which is one Even number?

Can you use your fingers to gentle stroke the strips of the bee and tell me how many of strips does the bee have?

Matching the name of bee's parts.

Bee's life cycle.

I am a worker bee and I am using proboscis (baster) to suck the nectar.

I am using a tong to bring the bee home.

I need to put 4 pollen balls into the tray.

How can I stop bees to drop down?

I want to cut some paper grasses for my bee.

I am cutting some paper bees.

Let's make a beehive with yarns and liquid glue. Wow! The liquid glue is wet and sticky.

Look! My beehive is ready!

It's time to glue some bees on the beehive. One, two, three......

What objects are in the "y" sound box?

Show-N-Tell——"y", "y", "y" yarn.

"Jam", "Ham", "Sam", "Pam".

We can spell the sentences with the movable alphabets.

Do you see the two little bugs are running away from the small spider?

My plants are growing, I'm taking care of them everyday.

 

Chinese Activities

This is my house, would you like to come and visit?

Here is 客厅/living room, here is 厨房/kitchen, there is 饭厅/dining room. My bedroom/卧室 is upstairs, also my bathroom/卫生间.

Can you help to find my pet? Is it in the living room/客厅? Kitchen/厨房? Dining room/饭厅? Bedroom/卧室? Or bathroom/卫生间?

这是谁的家/Whose home is this?

小鸟你住在哪里/Birdie, where do you live?

小狗你住在哪里/ Puppy, where do you live?

小蜜蜂你住在哪里/Little bee, where do you live?