Monday, December 10, 2012

Christmas Stocking activity and Trinity Preschool Activities for Monday, December 10, 2012

Willow Room- MWF class

We read "The gingerbread boy" by Paul Galdone

We asked "Have you ever seen a Real Gingerbread boy?"
we made Gingerbread boys- we painted a gingerbread boy shape with a flour and salt and paint mixture.
We had magnetic colored sticks at the easel.
We practiced our Holiday songs.
We also did a 5 little gingerbread rhyme.

Maple Room: morning class

We read "The gingerbread girl goes animal crackers" by Lisa Campbell Ernst

For Art we made tissue paper trees.  The children used small pieces of tissue paper and  scrunched them up to make decorations for the tree. At the easel we had ornament shapes and glitter paint.

We practiced our songs for the holiday program and we did some letter J activities.  The alphabet monster ate some items that start with the letter J and we have to guess what it might be.  We also looked to see who has the letter J in their name.

Maple Room- afternoon class

We read "If you take a mouse to the movies" by Laura Numeroff

We are stamping designs on a Christmas stocking shape and adding their names to the top.
We have brushes and paint at the easel.

We did "Brightly colored ornaments" and "Santa, Santa, what do you see? " formusic time.

We did a book on CD, 5 little monkeys sitting in a tree.

Oak Room- Pre- K class

We read "Arthur's Perfect Christmas" by Jonathan London
We gave the children two stocking shapes and they strung them together , then they added Christmas stamper designs and glued the letters to their name on the top. We will hang them on our bulletin board.

We practiced our songs for the holiday program, and we did "There's a little elk" and "Santa in the Red suit."

We did the mystery bag of items that start with the letter M.
We made bread dough using flour and yeast.  The children had fun playing with it instead of play dough.

Stay & Play

We read "The little bitty bakery" by Leslie Muir

We dipped cookie cutters in paint and pressed it on paper.  They filled the shape in using paint brushes.

We did "The reindeer Pokey", and "I can dance"

We had fun with the bread dough at the sensory table. 

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