The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever

We have gotten into the Christmas spirit in Pre-K!  We have been singing Christmas songs, reading Christmas stories and started Christmas crafts to decorate our room for the holiday season!  We read these two stories to kick off the Christmas season in Pre-K:

If You Take A Mouse To The Movies

The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever

We made a fun Christmas tree craft to hang in our classroom.  Daily craft time is so important for us to develop our fine motor skills through painting, gluing, cutting, colouring, etc.  It is also a great opportunity to display our work and communicate with our family what we have been doing in Pre-K.  I love seeing students point out their piece of artwork on the hallway bulletin board- they are always so proud of what they have accomplished!  To go with our Christmas trees that are hanging up we will soon be working on a whole class collaborative Christmas tree for our classroom bulletin board!

 

Thank you, parents, for packing snow gear for your child every day.  This week we took advantage of the nice weather and got outside to play.  Getting ready to go outside allows us to develop independence in getting ready and our fine motor skills also develop through doing up zippers and getting on all the rest of our snow gear!  The playground provides such great opportunities for us to work on gross motor skills such as climbing, hopping, jumping and balancing and the kids all love getting outside to play!

 

Reminders:

  • Parent teacher interviews will be on Wednesday, December 5th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Thursday, December 6th from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  Please follow the link sent to your email to sign up.  If you are having any difficulty with this or these days/times do not work for you, please let me know.
  • On Tuesday, December 18th for the T/TH class and Wednesday, December 19th for the M/W class we are inviting all parents into our room at 11:00 am to hear a few songs from the class and then share Christmas snacks with us.  If you would like to contribute to the snack we will be sharing, there is a sign up sheet outside of the Pre-K door.

Mrs. Lawrence

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