2009年10月30日

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今日は、トリック・オア・トリート(お菓子をくれないとイタズラするぞ!)といいながら
TKUのスタジオ見学に行ったよ!
Today we went trick or treating at TKU television. We met many nice people there, and tomorrw we’ll be on TV!
Thank you nice TKU people, we had a great time!

2009年10月29日

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昨日色を塗ったカボチャでジャコランタンを作ったよ!
Our kabocha to Jack o’ lantern experiment was a success! Today we carved our pumpkins into real Jack o’ lanterns. We drew scary faces on them, and our teacher cut them out. Next we hope to get candles to light them up.
Then they will be VERY scary!

2009年10月28日

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今日は、みどりのカボチャをオレンジ色で塗ったよ!
Orange pumpkins are very rare in Japan. To have halloween pumpkins, we took some green kabocha and painted them orange! We will try carving faces in them to make Jack o’ lanterns. Wish us luck!

2009年10月27日

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今日は、ジャコランタン(カボチャちょうちん)の福笑いゲームをしたよ。おもしろい顔のジャコランタンができたよ。
Today we played, “Pin the face on the jack o’ lantern.” We were blindfolded and we tried pinning eyes, a nose, and a mouth on our felt pumpkin. It was very hard to do, but very funny seeing our faces.

2009年10月26日

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朝のPE(体育)の時間にストレッチ運動をしたよ!
PE means “Physical Education,” and this morning we did a little PE in class. We learned that stretching is good for your body, and important to do every day.
Did you stretch this morning?

2009年10月23日

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“Three Billy Goats Gruff”『三びきのやぎ』の絵本を読んだよ!
Today we practiced reading “Three Billy Goats Gruff.” It’s a story about three billy goats who want to cross a bridge, but a nasty troll is living under it. Learning to read is challenging, but fun!

2009年10月22日

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作ったSkeletons (骸骨)を教室に飾ったよ!と~っても怖いよ。
Today we hung the skeletons we made from the ceiling. Now they are very, VERY, scary!

2009年10月21日

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発泡スチロールを使って、骸骨を作ったよ!こわ~い骸骨ができあがったよ。
Today we made scary skeletons from styrofoam packaging .Skeletons are easy and fun to make. But they’re scary!

2009年10月20日

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今日は10月のお誕生会をしたよ。そして団子を作って食べたよ!とってもおいしかったよ。
Today we had a birthday party for two of our friends. October is also the moon viewing season, so we made dumplings to eat. They were very easy to make, and very tasty!

2009年10月19日

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“The Ghosts Go Flying.”というハロウィーンの歌の練習をしたよ。
Today we practiced the Halloween song, “The Ghosts Go Flying.”It’s very long, and very scary. Too scary to write the words here! Halloween is fun, but sometimes SCARY!

2009年10月16日

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今日お友だちが、数珠玉の木を持ってきてくれたよ!たくさんの数珠玉がとれたよ。
Today we collected colorful Juzudama! We will use these beads to make beautiful pictures. It’s fun!

2009年10月15日

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今日は秋風が気持ちいいので、午後から散歩に出かけました。秋の草花、落ち葉、木の実など見つけたよ!
It was a beautiful day today so we decided to take a walk. Trees and flowers are very colorful in fall, and the air is nice and cool. It’s also healthy to take a walk.
You should take a walk every day!

2009年10月14日

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今日は阿蘇郡西原村にある山田牧場体験学習に行きました。牛にえさをあげたり、乳搾りをしたり、今日生まれた仔牛とふれあったり、牧場の牛乳をたくさん使ったソフトクリームを食べたり、たくさん体験してたくさんの思い出作りができたよ!
山田牧場のみさなん、ありがとうございました。
we took a field trip to Yamada Ranch near Mt. Aso. We learned all about cows, and even got to pet and milk them! Afterwards we had a nice picnic with our parents and teachers. And then we ate tasty fresh ice cream!
We learned a lot today, and had a lot of fun!

2009年10月13日

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たこを作ったよ。風が強くなかったので速く走ってたこを上げたよ。
Today we went to the playground and made kites out of small plastic bags and string. It wasn’t very windy so we had to run very fast to get them to fly.
It was good exercise!

2009年10月9日

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Witch(魔女), Moon(月), Bat(こうもり), Black Cat(黒猫), Spider(蜘蛛),…に色をぬったよ。

2009年10月8日

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Jack-o-lantern(カボチャちょうちん)作りをしたよ。新聞紙を水で溶かした小麦粉に付け、それを風船に貼っていったよ。

2009年10月7日

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今日は、アップルビーカフェ(保護者とスタッフのコミュニケーションの場)。今月のトピックはハロウィーン、お化けの名前や歌を学習しました。
Today was Apple Bee Cafe day and all the Apple Bee mothers came to study a little English. Since it’s October, this month’s topic is Halloween. We learned some simple questions in English, the names of some Halloween ghosts and goblins, and a cute little song about five little pumpkins!
It was scary, but fun!

2009年10月6日

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Today we took a break from our studies and played a game with our teacher. He got tired very fast!
What happened?

2009年10月5日

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Halloween is cominig soon!
今日の工作で、こうもりを作ったよ!
Today we made scary bats and hung them from the ceiling. Bats are easy and fun to make. Just take a piece of black construction paper and cut it in the outline of a bat. Use crayons to draw a face, and glue your bat to a round paper towel role. Attach a piece of sting and hang it from the ceiling.
Let’s make scary bats!

2009年10月2日

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TKUからカメラマンのお兄さんが来たよ!大きなカメラやマイク、ライトを持ってきたよ。
Today a TKU cameraman came to visit us. He made a film of us having fun. We hope to see it on TV soon!