TTH Yellow Family December 3-13

Dec. 3, 2018

Hello Yellow Family,

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Caden on December 4, Clementine on December 7 and Hadley on December 21.

THANK YOU to Natalie Haney for being room parent this month.

We will be starting our day outside for the month of December.  It can be very cold in the mornings so make sure your children are dressing in layers.  On Tuesdays we will meeting on the patio and Thursdays down in the sand area.

ALL SCHOOL CHAPEL this month is on December 6th we will be donating gifts to the local Salvation Army for children from birth to 18.   Please bring your child and unwrapped gift to the chapel before dropping them in the sand area.

BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR JESUS CELEBRATION will be on December 20th at 12:00 in the preschool room.  The children will be singing a few songs for the parents followed by a lunch and small birthday party for Jesus.  There is NO after school enrichment that day all children will go home with their parents after the celebration. There will be a sign-up sheet for food on the sign in table.

We will be exploring the desert this month and talking about what animals and plants live in the desert. All the classes will be making a desert bulletin board in the classroom.  Make sure you check out the animals and stars our class is doing for it. 

We will be reading the Story of Christmas and talking about what animals were there.  In the dress up area there will be lambs, cows, sheep and angel outfit for the children to wear. 

ACTIVITIES IN THE CLASSROOM:

SENSORY TABLES:  sand and desert animals, bows and shred, water and gutters with ping pong balls, snakes with kinetic sand, hot coco stand, water and water wheels

SCIENCE:  exploring the desert

BLOCKS:  cars and roads, lizards

MATH:  Christmas tree game, vertical beading, puzzles, nut and bolts, gingerbread men, bristle blocks, magnetic cars

ART:  roller paint for trees, water color ornaments, sand art

DRAMATIC PLAY:  nativity outfits

SNACK LESSON: tearing lettuce, peeling cuties and sprinkling toppings on sugar cookies

SONGS:  Jingle Bells; Twinkle, Twinkle Great Big Star, Way up High in the Christmas Tree, We Wish you a Merry Christmas

BOOKS: Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar by Bonnie Lass;  Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback; Snowmen at Christmas  by Caralyn Buehner; If you take a Mouse to the Movies  by Laura Numeroff  


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Miss Ann and Miss Mika

 

Sandy French