On our shelves – December. Our theme for December is, of course Christmas. I just love this time of year and I really enjoy bringing the feel of the season into classroom. There’s red and green everywhere you look. Songs, which we sing during circle time. Practical life activities. Christmas tree decoration Wrapping presents. Spooning ornaments Tonging Tweezing Insets Counting ornaments Exploring baskets Books we are reading now. Christmas.
Once upon a time the little old woman and the little old man lived in a cottage. One day the little old woman made a gingerbread man. She gave him currants for eyes and cherries for buttons. She put him in the oven to bake. The little old woman and the little old man were very hungry and wanted to eat the gingerbread man. As soon as he was cooked,.
What makes Day and Night. After we read through What Makes Day and Night, we spent some time in the dark room! First I held the flash light and shone it at kids Kids were shown the difference between day and night and they drew day and night pictures. We discussed activities they could do during the day and at night. We learnt the days of the week, and sang.
Introduction to the theme. Songs that we sing during Autumn. Story about Leafy Practical life Sensorial Language Math Shape of the week Colour of the week – brown Number of the week 3 Science Art & Craft
Halloween Party. Making the Jack O’Lantern from our pumpkin. Halloween Party Activities and Games Finding the sweets in flour. Fishing spiders with straws. How many legs does my spider have? Pumpkin “basketball” Biting the Halloween Apple Put the nose to the witch with closed eyes. Hit the moster. Feed the monster. Halloween Ghost Bowling. Throw a circle on the Witch’s hat Our Halloween costumes.
Introduction to the theme We read the book – “MY FAVOURITE PUMPKIN” and sang the action song. Practical life Washing the pumpkin Tweezing Spooning pumpkin seeds Halloween soup Dry pouring Lasing Cutting Sensorial 1. Colour tablets Matching colours Knobless Cylinders Cylinders Mosaic Brown Stairs Language Letters of the week Feelings Pumpkin as an inset Pre-writing activities Colouring Pumpkins in different colours How does the Jack O’Lantern feel? Sand Paper.
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES This is a great theme to do in the fall when many families harvest foods from gardens and grocery stores have lots of local produce for sale. Learning about fruits and vegetables can help promote healthy eating habits as well! Introduction to the theme We started with real fruits and vegetables. we learnt their names. Children had chance to touch, smell and distinguish the difference between skins,.
It hardly seems possible that the month of September has come and gone! Our classroom is coming together quite nicely – The children seem to be feeling more comfortable with classroom procedures and the general daily rhythm. It brings me much joy to observe the children choosing activities from the shelves, working with the them, and completing the work cycle by returning the items to the shelf for the another.
On our shelves this week. (from Summer theme) Summer fruits – picture object matching Shadow – picture matching Exploring shells Matching in pairs Counting shells – 0-5 Matching Size sorting – BIG-MEDIUM-SMALL Fishing Worm in apple – threading Sun glasses polishing
Science Sea shells exploration Fruit: picture-object matching Planning a summer journey Matching spades to buckets Practical life Dressing up Summer clothes – magnetic clothes activity Flower arranging Water transferring Dry pouring Summer clothes Summer ball – sewing Mirror Polishing Maths activities
Easter is a very special time of year Filled with laughter, joy and lots of good cheer Friends and family gather from near and far away To share the warmth of the season, on this special day ************************************************************** Our Easter Crafts