Christmas

Gingerbread man playhouse

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Gingerbread is such a fun theme to explore during the winter time.  There are so many fun books to share with the children and of course, there are the gingerbread cookies and gingerbread houses… To kick off our Gingerbread unit, we read the story “The Gingerbread Loose in the School” by Laura Murray. This is […]

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Gingerbread man exchange in preschool

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Our class was recently invited to join in on a Gingerbread Man exchange. Come and see our exciting adventure with the Gingerbread Man exchange!

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After christmas for the birds

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Perhaps you are one of the many who are in the process of taking down the Christmas tree. Well don’t be too quick to think Christmas has to be completely over yet!

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Marble play in a Christmas ball

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Now that I have some time at home with my grandsons, we took out a few marbles and our Christmas balls for a little creativity and play.

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Marvelous mittens

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The Mitten is one of our favorite winter stories to share with our preschool children. Today I’m sharing a few activities to go along with the book.

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The sweet smell of Christmas book and activity

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A fun book and simple activity to get you talking about your sense of smell during the Christmas season.

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Simple gift bow game for preschoolers

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Hang onto those holiday bows and you have what you need for two simple but great games to get kids moving!

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Winter in a bottle |A kid made Christmas ornament

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To capture the essence of winter, my students created their very own winter in a bottle and turned it into an ornament as one of our parent gifts this year.

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Christmas writing station

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Promoting the spirit of giving along with writing skills and fine motor skills with our Christmas writing station in preschool!

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10 simple snowman activities

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As winter draws near, it is a good idea to begin planning for colder weather activities. We have 10 fun and simple snowmen activities to share.

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Holiday gift tag patterns

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I collected a few different sets of bright and colorful gift tags as an invitation to make simple patterns on our home made pattern board.

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8 Christmas trees: Fun Friday features

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Last week, the Discover and Explore team asked our fellow bloggers to link up their December holiday activities.  We had so many fabulous ideas that were shared!  Today I’m going to highlight some of our favorite Christmas tree crafts and activities… Fun at Home with Kids shared this super cute oversized sticky contact paper Christmas […]

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Give your class the gift of nothing

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Today, we had fun putting a new spin on the gift giving process with the help of a new book and an empty box. Come and see how we enjoyed the Gift of Nothing!

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Christmas bow play

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At Christmas time in our classroom, we have so much fun playing with bows! I’m sharing a few ways that we like to play with bows in our classroom.

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Gift box chalkboard writing game

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Put a little holiday spirit into your chalkboard easel with this fun chalkboard gift box game for preschoolers!

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The simplest holiday invitation to play ever!

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If you want to add a little spark of curiosity to your classroom, then pick up a few Christmas boxes and you will have the simplest holiday invitation to play ever.

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