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Hanukkah and Christmas

Learning about Hanukkah was so much fun last week.  We read and learned about many Hanukkah symbols and traditions, like menorahs, dreidels, gelt, presents, light and candles, 8 nights, 8 presents, latkes and singing.  They played the dreidel game, ate latkes, looked at 2 real menorahs and even got chocolate gelt on Friday.  At the […]

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Holiday party and donations

Kindergarten Families, Happy Holidays! The kindergarten classes are planning a holiday and end of 2012 celebration on Friday, December 21st from 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm. We will have different crafts and make your own decorative snack stations for the children to go to. We are asking parents and families who wish to donate the […]

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Holiday party

Dear Parents, Our theme for next week is…Christmas.  Just like Hanukkah, we will be discussing symbols of the Christmas holiday.  Some of the symbols we will discuss are reindeer, gingerbread men, Santa, Christmas trees,  lights and presents.  We have some exciting projects that revolve around Christmas. If you do NOT want your child to participate […]

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The Gingerbread man

The gingerbread man unit was a hit with the kiddos.  We read many different versions of the gingerbread man story.  I think the “Gingerbread Pirates” and “The Gingerbread Baby” were the favorites.  We even created our own classroom book about a gingerbread person.  The predictable sentence read; “This gingerbread_____can run fast,” said _____.  Each student […]

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Half day on Wednesday

Just a reminder…   Wednesday the 5th is a half day of school.  Remember that your child will eat lunch at school.  Children will be dismissed at 12:15.

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Fabric

Last week we learned about the importance of fabric.  We specifically learned about wool, silk, cotton and jute. The kids came up with awesome adjectives to describe the fabrics we learned about after feeling them all.  We learned that wool comes from sheep and is spun into yarn.  Wool is used in many things, like […]

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