Monthly Archives: December 2015


Tuesday December 29th in the ABC’s

Today we continued talking about Kwanzaa. We learned the colors that represent Kwanzaa, red, black and green. For our project we made Kwanzaa bracelets using red, black and green pony beads, the children were encouraged to string the beads on a pipe cleaner in a pattern. We read, “The Seven […]


Monday December 28th in the ABC’s

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great holiday! Today we talked Kwanzaa. We discussed how Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrated in the African American culture. We also learned that it is celebrated for 7 nights and like Hanukkah a candle is lit each night. We read “My First Kwanzaa […]


Tuesday December 22nd in the 123’s

Today in the 123’s we read Stick Man! And discussed the events. We played freeze dance while listening to holiday music! For our project we made a string of Christmas lights using our fingers and various paint colors. We used our Christmas cookie trays to make cookies for our friends […]


Monday December 21st in the ABC’s

Happy Monday! Today we had lots of fun singing different Christmas songs. We talked about which holiday songs are our favorites. We also enjoyed doing the Reindeer Pokey. We spoke about candy canes, who likes them and what colors they are, we discussed how the red and white colors of […]


Monday December 21st in the 123’s

Today in the 123’s we discussed Santas upcoming visit to our school and our house, some of our friends shared stories about seeing Santa over the weekend on the FireTruck! We read, “Christmas Tree” and discussed how we decorate our trees at home! We explored with our matching Christmas cookie […]


Friday December 18th in the 123’s

Today in the 123’s we discussed our upcoming Santa visit to our school and read “Santa Claus is coming to town”. Everyone is so excited!! We worked with Mrs. Lanigan to stuff a special project for our parents! We worked with Miss Sara to make candy canes ornaments for our […]


Friday December 18th in the ABC’s

Happy Friday! We had a very busy day today. During circle time we talked about the different types of Christmas decorations that we have around our houses. We enjoyed read “Christmas at the Top of the World”. We also had fun singing “Hear His Bells”. We made wreaths for our […]


Thursday December 17th in the 123’s

Today in the 123’s we had some fun with candy canes! We used red paper strips to make a candy canes and we each got to take a small piece! I documented who liked the candy cane, located above the cubbies. We read “The Candy Cane Adventure” and discussed the […]


Wednesday December 16th in the 123’s

Today in the 123’s we read Franklins Christmas! We discussed the events in the story! We also sang “Where is Santa” and made a Santa beard to use to go along with the song! We also finished one of our special projects for our parents! We explored with our Christmas […]


Tuesday December 15th in the ABC’s

Today we discussed the Christmas season. We talked about the different things that remind us of Christmas. For our project we made poinsettias since the 12th was national poinsettia day. We discussed how poinsettias are traditional flowers seen during the Christmas season. We counted out 5 green leaves and 5 […]