A Peek at Our Week in the Cherry Blossom Classroom!
The Cherry Blossom Classroom has been learning all about Holidays! We started with Thanksgiving – we discussed Pilgrims and Native Americans, feasts to celebrate the harvest, and things that we are grateful for. We hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!
This week, we discussed two holidays – Hanukkah and St. Nicholas Day. We talked about where in the world these two holidays are celebrated, the history behind the celebrations, and the symbols associated with the holidays. We created menorahs in class and will have a special St. Nicholas Day surprise on Monday!
Wooly Bear Winter Predictions!
One of our students found a couple wooly bear caterpillars at her home. She shared pictures of Spark and Rambo and we observed how much brown and how much black we saw on the caterpillars. We discussed that some people believe the wooly bear caterpillar can predict what type of winter weather we will have just by how much brown and black you see on their bodies! FYI, the wooly bear caterpillars are predicting a long, cold, snowy winter!
All New Works for December!
Take a look at all of our new work trays for December! We are having so much fun exploring new materials!
Enrichment Spotlight – Music with Ms. Lisa!
Cherry Blossom students are working hard preparing for our Christmas Show! We practiced singing on stage this week!
Peek Into Next Week!
We will continue our study of different holidays around the world – focusing on Kwanzaa and Las Posadas. We will also continue preparing for THE CHRISTMAS SHOW!
Letter of the Week: Yy
Number of the Week: 1-10
Christmas Show Rehearsal: Wednesday, December 8th
Christmas Show: Friday, December 10th
Pajama Day: Friday, December 17
Winter Break – No School: December 20-December 31. School Resumes on Monday, January 3rd.