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Educational fun

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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Susan Kimball, a teacher at the Sikeston Kindergarten Center, holds up a chick for students to get a closer look. The students studied the life cycle of the birds watching them hatch from eggs in an incubator thanks to effort of a local parent and two Orscheln Farm and Home employees, Kimball said.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
Students watch life cycle of birds

SIKESTON - It was egg-sactly the perfect conclusion...

Kindergarteners crowded around the container filled with the peep-peep-peeping baby chicks. Carefully they offered a finger to touch the tiny birds, knowing just the proper way to caress the babies they had watched hatch, stretch their wings and learn to fend for themselves.

Really not so much different from the lessons - of breaking out, stretching and growing - that the kindergarteners in Susan Kimball's class accomplished as they neared the end of the school year.

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