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Five Year Class News 12/7/18

December 07, 2018
By The Five Year Class Team

News: Recap and Preview
Class: Blue Bear 5 yr olds
Dec. 10-14
Dramatic Play: Holiday Home Living
Theme: Giving to others  

It’s official! The Blue Bears favorite stories of the Gingerbread Man are…The Gingerbread Man, The Gingerbread Man 2 What Happened Next? And Gingerbread Man Superhero! After reading all the stories and comparing them the Blue Bears voted and Gingerbread Man Superhero had the “Flour Power” and won the contest. We had lots of fun finding 100 Gingerbread men and matching them to our 100 chart, 99 was the number everyone wanted to find! So much fun!! We made gingerbread men, latkes and Matzo ball soup! We are very busy bears!
This week we are giving to others by going to the Forum assisted living at Lincoln Heights and singing holiday songs and spending some time with the residents. This is a very special day!
 
Special stories:
The books we will read this week are: Gingerbread Man Loose in the School; we will have riddles hidden around the school the next day in order to find our escaped gingerbread man.

Art Activities:
This week art activities will be: baking vegan sugar cookies for the residents at the Forum. Painting on easels, salt dough ornaments.

Small groups:
Make paper chains, science experiment for salt crystal gingerbread men

Motor room:
Skating

Second large group:
On Monday we will be practicing the songs for our Forum Assisted living field trip
On Tuesday, Dec. 11 we will be going to The Forum at Lincoln Heights to sing to the residents. We will perform twice; at 1:00 and then another at 2:30. After we perform the first show we go around to the residents and pass out cards and cookies that we make at the school then we have our second performance. The songs we will sing are: The Twelve Days of Christmas, Silver Bells, Jingle Bell Rock and Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. Please practice these with your children. **Also we will be having drop off and pick up at the field trip site. Drop off is at the regular time of 12:40 then pick up will be at the same place at 3:15. We will meet in the rotunda at the front of the building.
The Forum at Lincoln Heights 311 West Nottingham Place San Antonio, TX 78209
 (210) 824-2314

If anyone would like to host a caroling party please let us know. We would like to continue the spirit of the holidays and come to your neighborhood and carol for your neighbors. If you set up 3-4 houses around yours we can go and spread the holiday cheer!

Important dates:
Tuesday Dec. 11 field trip to The Forum at Lincoln Heights
Holiday Break Dec. 22- Jan.7; classes resume on Tuesday, Jan. 8
Have a great weekend!
Christine, Lizzie and Danielle