Christmas

Cardboard collage ornaments

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We’ve been busy decorating our classroom this week and these cardboard collage ornaments were just thing our little Christmas tree needed!

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Christmas ornament math

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Christmas time provides so many opportunities to explore unique materials. We used Christmas ball ornaments to explore basic math concepts.

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Holiday window tracing

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We spent time tracing many different holiday symbols with the help of the lighting from our big windows in our preschool classroom!

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Six ways to discover and explore the holiday season with pinecones and pine needles

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There are so many wonderful ways to celebrate the holidays with pinecones and pine needles. Today we are sharing six of our favorite classroom ideas.

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10 fantastic fingerplays and songs for the holidays

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We are sharing 10 of our favorite fun and fantastic holiday songs and fingerplays!

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Candy cane play all around the clasroom

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Candy canes provide so much inspiration for play all around the classroom. We are sharing 9 ways to play with candy canes this holiday season.

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10 ways to manage holiday stress in the classroom

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We’ve compiled a list of ways to reduce your classroom stress during this holiday season.

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A gift for the teacher

May your new year be blessed with appreciation, time with your students, and the trust of your parents.

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Holiday in a box

I find that at the end of any holiday we celebrate at home or in my classroom, I often have a variety of different objects left over. A fun and simple way to use up those holiday left-overs is to invite your students to make their very own “Holiday in a Box!”… To make a […]

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Christmas Party Games for Preschoolers

Here are a few highlights of our Preschool Christmas Party along with some games you might like to try too!

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Reading Jan Brett and making our own gingerbread playdough

Reading the wonderfully illustrated book “Gingerbread Friends” by Jan Brett and making the best smelling gingerbread playdough ever!

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Candy cane science in preschool

Exploring the science of Christmas with this fun candy cane science activity!

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Who stole the candy from the candy cane jar?

Playing our own rendition of Who Stole the Candy from the Candy Cane Jar?

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Pine needle paper plate wreaths are simply beautiful

Our paper plate pine needle wreaths turned out more beautiful than our wreath on the door!

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Pinecone painting is really quite fun!

It just so happens that pinecone painting is a wonderful process with a beautiful finish!

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DIY holiday paint brushes

Exploring a few new DIY paintbrushes during the holiday season. This is our DIY holiday bow paintbrush!

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