Spirit of Christmas

Sunshine House Preschool Weekly Newsletter:

Spirit of Christmas December 18-22, 2023

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.

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 – Christmas Lights 

Parent as Teacher: Take an evening drive with the family to check out the neighborhood Christmas lights.

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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