Cooking Camp: Tastes & Smells of Christmas

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