Archive | September 11, 2009

Show N Tell

Show N tell starts at school from today with letter “A”. This will continue every Friday. Her version of last year’s show n tell (as we heard from her – it took me almost 6 months to make her share this)

Good afternoon boys and girls.
My show and tell for today is Airplane start with letter “A”.
Then ding ding ding make a round to show the toy to other friends, place the toy in your cup board and go back to your seat.

In addition I also taught her the spell the toy’s name and speak two lines about its color/feature. My version was

Good afternoon boys and girls.
My show and tell for today is Airplane start with letter “A”.
It is spelled as A.I.R.P.L.A.N.E
My airplane is yellow and blue in color. It is a part of air transportation.
It flies as zoom zoom zoom (with actions)

She said this for first two weeks but then didn’t want to say anymore as her friends did not say. Okay I left it to her though we spoke about my version at home just to make her aware of them.

 

tthhiiiiiisssss much

The effect of watching television for 15 minutes. Adi complains as `Amma I watched only “this” much but you are watching “ttthhhhiiiiisssssss” much with hands wide open.`I remember fighting for remote when I was young but definitely not so early.

She is using “this much” often these days. If I don’t do anything she wants then her instant response is either “I don’t love you” or “I love you only this much with two fingers almost touching each other”

P.S: She watched television for one hour and I watched for 15 minutes.