Our MWF students were delighted to find a tub full of snow in the classroom today. One of the girls announced to children still arriving, "That's real snow and I'm not kidding!" It was cold. It was wet. It was a mess. It was FUN!!!
This activity is available on our parent library cart. You will need glue, Christmas cards, poster board (or a styrofoam wreath), ribbon and masking tape. Christmas cards and poster board are available on the parent library cart. I used a scrapbook circle template to cut lots of assorted circles. You could also have your child trace and cut circles. Glue on a poster board cut into a wreath shape.
Tape a ribbon securely to the back (not glamorous but it works). Have some fun creating some Christmas crafts with your child!
Last year after the Christmas holiday, I found Christmas bows reduced to ten cents a bag. How could I resist such a bargain? So with some bins full of colorful bows and some recycled deli trays and our students can...
Our TTh 3 y/o class finished up our cookie unit today! It was a busy and delicious two weeks. We tasted cookies and looked at the color and shape. We made a Cookie Monster and snipped around the blue circle to make Cookie Monster fuzzy. We graphed our favorite cookie (Oreo or chocolate chip?). Today we made cookies for snack and our craft project was a gingerbread man. Our days have been so packed that next week we will make a gingerbread man ornament for the tree.
Pine branches with distilled water, red pony beads, pine cones and glitter. I did learn there can be such a thing as 'too much glitter'. A small amount of glitter goes a long way in a sensory bottle.
Pine cones and green glitter
Shake, shake, shake the pony beads and make some Christmas noise!
Clear liquid handsoap make pony beads move slow. Want to make more? Change the color of the beads to pastels for Easter, orange/black for Halloween, red/white/blue for the 4th of July, red/pink/white for Valentine's Day, green/white/orange for St. Patrick's Day)