Yoshi’s drawing binge

Eli and I went to Yoshi’s the other night to see parents of some of his classmates perform. If you don’t know it – Yoshi’s is probably the most famous and prestigous Jazz club in the SF Bay area. He did really well through the entire hour and a half, in large part by drawing […]

Valentine treasure hunt for… (guess who)

Eli did this amazing thing on Sunday¬†morning. I heard him get up about 8:15 or so but he didn’t come out of his room until 9! I thought he might be working on his valentines cards, which he has enjoyed doing for his ladies love. Finally he emerges and peeks into my room and was […]

Rulers, basketball guns, football, and note to mom

Some interesting recent drawings etc:

Will this lesson ever be learned?!

Yesterday at pick-up from summer camp, I was informed that Eli had hit his friend Evan with a piece of pottery and hurt him.¬† He has hit kids at camp before and we were told if he does it again, he can’t come back. They were sweet, but if they have to call me today, […]

Summer drawings

Here are some cool drawings of late: (to view up close, click on the drawing, then click on it again and it should appear larger)

Kindergarten (KDL): language arts overview

Kindergarten (KDL): draw/write overview

Kindergarten (KDL): draw/write

lots and lots of very cool drawings with accompanying narrative

Kindergarten (KDL): poetry

Below are samples from their poetry unit, describing animals, fruit, and, of course, spaceships

Eli’s Kindergarten Portfolio (slideshow)

Here are a couple ways to view Eliot’s kindergarten portfolio that they put together with a sample of the kinds of things they did last year. For some reason the thumbnails don’t seem to be working, but if you click on the first image below you can go through the portfolio page by page (and […]