Weekly Newsletter Cooking Camp & Smells & Taste of Christmas
December 18 – 22, 2017
Here are some samples of what your child may be participating in this week.
Monday – Gingerbread Men
Parent as Teacher: Point out the smells of Christmas to your child as they walk up to your house.
Books – Gingerbread Man
Action – Pass the Gingerbread man
Art – Gingerbread painting
Science – “Gingerbread” Playdough
Music – Must be Santa
Tuesday – Reindeer Food
Parent as Teacher: Sing Rudolph…and find a special place to keep your reindeer food, to be put out on Christmas Eve.
Books – Reindeer Christmas
Action – Call Rudolph!
Art – Reindeer Food
Large Motor – Reindeer Pokey
Music – Rudolph
Wednesday – Red & White Luncheon
Parent as Teacher: Point out things, wherever you are, that are red and white…play “I Spy” Red and White.
Books – Taste
Action – Feely box (something red)
Art – Rudolph headbands
Sensory – Smelly Jars
Music – Muffin Man
Thursday – If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
Parent as Teacher: Bake cookies with your child…or buy plain cookies and decorate with frosting.
Books – If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Action – Musical Instruments
Art – Cookie with Tissue Paper
Science – Santa’s Magic Milk
Music – The Last Cookie
Friday – Pajamas & Peppermint
Parent as Teacher: Taste a candy cane and talk about the smell/ flavor. WEAR YOUR PAJAMAS TO SCHOOL!
Books – The sweet smell of Christmas
Action – Peppermint tasting
Art – Marble Paint a Candy Cane
Science – Dissolving Candy Canes
Music – Santa’s Pack