Christmas: Smells & Tastes

Sunshine House Preschool Weekly Newsletter: Smells & Tastes of Christmas
December 16 – 20, 2019

Here are samples of activities that 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.preschool kids christmas

Books – Gingerbread Man (Amazon)
Action – Pass the Gingerbread man
Art – Cookie cutter painting
Sensory – Smells and tastes of Christmas
Music – Animal Action

Gingerbread Man Read Aloud

Gingerbread Man Yoga

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 – Five little reindeer
Art – Reindeer Food
Science – Holiday sink or float
Music – Can’t Sit Still

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 – Five Senses: Taste
Action – Feely box (something red)
Art – Christmas Lights
Science – Apple Science
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 (Amazon)
Action – Musical Instruments
Art – Cookie with Tissue Paper
Science – Santa’s Magic Milk
Music – The Last Cookie

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Read Aloud

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 (Amazon)
Action – Peppermint tasting
Art – Marble Paint a Candy Cane
Science – Dissolving Candy Canes
Music – ABC Rock

The Sweet Smell of Christmas Read Aloud\

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