Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Trinity Preschool Activities for Wednesday, December 12, 2012 (12/12/12)

Willow Room-MWF class

We read "Christmas Mice" by Bethany Roberts

We asked the children if they like to eat candy canes?

We painted candy cane shape paper with rollers.
We had magnetic numbered trees with ornaments at the easel.

We practiced our songs for the holiday program.

We did a rhyme about Rudolf's red nose and how it changes color.

Maple Room Morning class

We painted wreaths with circles and pom poms added in the  Maple Room- morning class

We read "Gingerbread Friends" by Jan Brett

We painted wreaths using glitter paint and added cut out circles and poms poms for decoration at art.  We had star shapes at the easel and we used dab a dot painters to add dots to them. 

 We did letter J activities and we practiced our holiday songs.   

Maple Room- Afternoon class

We read "Bunny Cakes" by Rosemary Wells

We are painting bell shape paper with sliver glitter paint.  We had dab a dot painters with start shapes at the easel.

We did our holiday songs and Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer.

Oak Room- Pre- K class

We read "Franklin's Christmas gift" by Paulette Bourgeois and we also read the letter M book.

We worked on letter M pictures and words in our journals.

We did some dinosaur activities with sorting and some small lego buildings.

We took the children in small groups into another classroom and played a Land of learning board game.  It is set up kind of like candy land, but the children have to name the color, shape, beginning letter, etc to move forward.

We did "two little candy canes rhyme" and Christmas ornaments rhyme" for music time.

We are doing an experiment, we put a stencil on colored paper in the window and we will observe what will happen.  None of the children guessed it will fade, they did think the window might explode though.

Stay & Play:  

We read "How the Ginch stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss

We painted using wire whisks and glitter paint. This is one of our favorite activities.
Beautiful designs made with springy whisks.  The bouncy action is fun too.

Spring type egg beater whisks, great for art activities.

We did Jump Jim Joe, and The freeze dance for music time.

We also did an elves hide and seek game.

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