Three Day AM TWT News 12/7/18
Weekly News: Recap and Preview
Class: 3 AM TWT – Hummingbirds
• This week we read The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett and If You Give A Moose A Muffin by Joffe Numeroff.
• In art we made candy canes out of pipe cleaners and beads, worked on your Christmas present, and made applesauce. The recipe is below.
o 6 large apples
o ½ cup water
o ½ cup sugar
o ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
o 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
• On Tuesday Jo came and told us the story of the Nativity with her Nativity set. The children loved seeing all of the pieces and characters.
• Thursday we got to go to Kindergarten to see their Nativity Play. The Hummingbirds were a well-behaved audience and the Kindergarteners were wonderful actors.
• Thursday we celebrated Hanukkah with Libby’s mom Rebecca. She read How Dinosaurs Say Happy Hanukkah by Janet Yolen, talked about the menorah, lit the candles, and introduced the dreidel game that we all played in small groups. We also peeled apples and made applesauce to go with our latkes for snack. Thank you Rebecca for a wonderful celebration!
• The Dramatic Play room now has a Christmas tree to decorate and wrapping paper to wrap blocks.
Week of 12/11-12/13
Dramatic Play: Santa’s Workshop (12/6-12/12), Christmas Home (12/13)
• It is jacket season! Please write your child’s first and/or last name on their jacket. This helps prevent jackets from getting mixed up and lost at school.
• Wednesday (12/12) we will be taking our class picture, so hopefully everyone will be healthy and present for it.
• Tuesday (12/11) at 10:40 Jo will come and tell us the story of Hansy and the true spirit of Christmas.
• Thursday (12/13) is Pajama Day for our Polar Express Day. Please send your child to school in pajamas, or a robe like the children in the story The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.
• 12/19 we will have a nutcracker Show & Tell in music with Ms. Lana. Please have your child bring one nutcracker if you have one. We have been discussing the Nutcracker ballet lately.
• 12/19 we will also have our Christmas Snack. If you signed up to volunteer for this day, you will get an email to remind you soon.
• Our last day before Christmas Break will be 12/20 and we will come back on 1/8.
• Wednesday we will have Spanish with Ms. Sandy and Music with Ms. Lana.
Have a good weekend!
Karen, Lily, Kathy, and Laura