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all of the ways we teach and celebrate holidays throughout the year

group leader:  Jo Shabo

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Halloween 5 Replies

What are your favorite things to do for/around Halloween??Continue

Started by Michelle. Last reply by Kim Vij Oct 10, 2013.

Halloween ECE Activities 4 Replies

Let's all share our favorite Halloween ideas!  Here's some of mine from my blog:FREE! Halloween Nature Sensory Scavenger Hunt Printable:…Continue

Tags: holidays, free, activities, cooking, literacy

Started by puppyloveprincess. Last reply by melissa Oct 16, 2012.

St. Patrick's Day Preschool Activities

Let's share our favorite St. Patty's Day ideas!  Here's a few of mine:St. Patrick's Day Preschool Songs & Finger Plays:…Continue

Started by puppyloveprincess Feb 27, 2012.

Dr. Seuss Learning Pack--FREE

Living Life Intentionally blog has a FREE Dr. Seuss printable learning pack for ages 2--7! Very cute.…Continue

Tags: Seuss, Dr.

Started by Stacey Feb 13, 2012.

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Comment by Michela Macchi on December 10, 2013 at 12:17pm

Hello, how do you celebrate Christmas with your students? Do you have any activities for learning something about this holiday? 

I like reading stories about Christmas, so my students can learn some vocabulary (I teach foreign languages). During the month of december, I am going to propose on my website several stories in Italian, English and French. I started with "Avventura di Natale" on http://atelierstorytime.com/2013/12/06/christmas-stories-1-avventur.... Enjoy the story!

Michela


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Comment by Audrey Colwell on December 7, 2013 at 12:37pm

I've been working on these projects for my students.  We're going to eat candy canes and write poems about them using sensory details and the FREE template linked above. I cannot wait to use the winter holiday QR codes I made with my students!  We're going to learn about different holidays around the world.  With these QR codes, my students will be able to use the iPads to safely navigate to a kid-friendly site or video. We're also doing a door decorating contest at our school!  Mine is still a work in progress, but here's my Pin board full of inspiration.  I'm doing the fireplace scene.  :) 

Comment by Milly Gandy on November 3, 2011 at 4:42pm

We celebrated the Hindu New Year 'Diwali' by visiting a local temple - all  the colourful sights, scents, tastes, and exotic sounds completely blew the kids' minds!  The kids asked lots of questions and took their own photos on the day; going on to write their own detailed recounts in holiday scrap-books on their return home. Pure magic ;-)

Comment by Esther Irish on October 5, 2011 at 10:05am
An Easy Festive Fall Breakfast for Kids.  My very own invention.  :)
Comment by Mrs. Coe on June 19, 2011 at 8:09pm

I am so excited to be here! I can't wait to join in the fun.

littlemisskindergarten.blogspot.com

Comment by Rachele Reyna on March 23, 2011 at 2:00pm
Here is what my son and I cooked for our mom's group St. Patrick's Day party.  Naturally Green
Comment by Deirdre Smith@ JDaniel4's Mom on March 16, 2011 at 12:58pm
I am guest posting on Book Chook today. The post is a review and activity based on the book Leprechauns Never Lie.

http://www.thebookchook.com/2011/03/childrens-book-review-leprechau...
Comment by Rachele Reyna on March 10, 2011 at 1:23am
I compiled a list of St. Patrick's day ideas from my library and around the web.  http://messypreschoolers.blogspot.com/2011/03/celebrate-st-patricks...
Comment by Candace @NaturallyEducational on February 21, 2011 at 5:48pm

We conducted a science experiment to see which solution is best for cleaning pennies in honor of Presidents' Day.  While we were cleaning, we made coin rubbings and identified the Presidents, buildings, and symbols on the coins.  Nothing fancy--but we had fun:

http://www.naturallyeducational.com/2011/02/presidents-day-science-...

 

Comment by Madonna on February 21, 2011 at 9:04am
 

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