Why reindeer should not go to preschool

Reindeer should not go to preschool... Because they don't know how to play... They are fuzzy and smelly... And they chew on our clothes... And are a big distraction all day! But the most important reason... Is the mess they make on the floor... So no matter what the season... Don't let a reindeer come in your preschool door! LOL - we loved having the reindeer come and visit us at preschool today! Thank you [...]

It’s Thanksgiving Day!

We finally wrapped up our big Thanksgiving feast at preschool the other day and it was such a fun day! At our school feast the children and teachers set the tables... Decorated the walls with the many things they had made... Put on their pilgrim hats... Gave their parent guests the hats they prepared for them... And sat with their families to enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving meal... I hope you have a very happy Thanksgiving [...]

By | November 25th, 2010|Categories: Messages from Deborah, Special Occasions|Tags: |4 Comments

Making centerpieces for our Thanksgiving feast

Our thanksgiving feast is only a few days away and we are almost all ready to go. We have already made our hats, invitations, and menu, and place mats! Today I want to show you some our table centerpieces... This class made little turkeys out of paper cups! And this class made paper cup turkeys too! This class made Indian corn from paper tissue tubes. This class is in the process of finishing their Indian corn centerpieces! [...]

By | November 21st, 2010|Categories: Special Occasions|Tags: , |2 Comments

Making place mats for our Thanksgiving feast in preschool

As part of our preparation for our thanksgiving feast, we have made all kinds of place mats. Each teacher has selected a different design for their children to make. This class made turkeys by drawing around their foot and cutting it out of brown construction paper. The children glued their paper foot onto their place mat first... Then they glued little colorful squares to their place mats to create feathers... There were lots of other [...]

By | November 18th, 2010|Categories: Holiday Ideas, Special Occasions|Tags: |2 Comments

Making hats for our Thanksgiving feast

The children are preparing their hats for our Thanksgiving feast so they can come to the feast all dressed up! We have our pilgrim hats and bonnets... And for our guests, the children have prepared their own Indian headbands... See the instructions to make similar pilgrim hats made by Naturally Educational. See this post for more Indian costume ideas from I Can Teach My Child.

By | November 17th, 2010|Categories: Holiday Ideas, Special Occasions|Tags: , |2 Comments

Celebrating grandparents day in preschool

I have been getting a lot of requests on my Facebook page for Grandparent's Day so I thought I would share with everyone some of the ideas posted by the members of my facebook page along with the ideas shown below! Make a simple pot of flowers to give to Grandma and Grandpa. This is just a simple construction paper flower pot with construction paper stems and sponge painted flowers... Let the children color a [...]

By | September 12th, 2010|Categories: Special Occasions|Tags: , |2 Comments