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This week we are listening to the heartwarming story of Mickey and Minnie's Christmas, where they give Christmas gifts to each other.
We will be taking part in party games and joining in our Disney dances, as we listen to all our favourite Disney songs.
We will be decorating Mickey and Minnie stockings to bring home and we will all have our own special gift under the Disney tree to bring home too this week.
We will also be taking part in our own little Nativity play, dressing up and singing new songs- Little Donkey and Away in a manger
This week we will be exploring all the woodland animals in our role play woodland setting and we will be learning all about the animals that hibernate in Winter.
We will be creating woodland collage pictures and paintings and making Christmas deer decorations for our tree in the craft room, as well as making bags of magical reindeer food ready to leave out on Christmas Eve.
We will be exploring lots of different musical instruments this week in our quiet and noisy woodland game and even creating our own 'thumper' snow shaker instruments to bring home.
In our physical room we will be playing a 'roll the dice' animal game and learning to move in different ways like the different animals in our Bambi story.
WE WILL BE MAKING ELSA'S FROZEN HANDS THIS WEEK AND TAKING A SLEIGH RIDE IN THE SNOW WITH SVEN- AS WE SING ALONG TO LET IT GO AND ALL OUR FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS SONGS. WE WILL BE CREATING SNOWFLAKES, MAKING SNOWMAN CHRISTMAS CARDS AND PLAYING IN THE FAKE SNOW WITH OLAF AND ALL OUR FAVOURITE FROZEN CHARACTERS.
We will be playing in our Rapunzel 'Let down your hair' salon this week and taking part in a circle time game, where we will be taking turns to look in the mirror to say what we look like and discussing our similarities and differences with our friends, before painting our own portraits for our calendars.
We will also be making Christmas tree 'Rapunzel' lanterns to decorate our tree and in the garden we will be taking part in a building challenge to see who can build the tallest Rapunzel tower
This week we will be playing in Andy's toy room and playing with lots of different favourite toys and we will be talking about our favourite toys during story time as well as writing letters to Santa Claus.
We will be visiting the Space Room downstairs, zooming to the moon in our physical room and making potato print 'Mr.Potato heads' , toy aliens and slinky dogs.
This week we will be learning all about feelings and discussing what makes us feel happy and sad during circle time. We will also be dancing along to our Fabby dabby Dee c.d, including our 'Angry' song.
In the craft room we will be creating colour me happy Christmas baubles and we will also be having fun with colours in our outdoors creation station, where we will be mixing colours in cornflour and making rainbow fountains in the shaving foam.
As it was Bonfire night at the weekend, we will be recalling our own experiences and creating colourful firework pictures using all the colours of the 'Inside Out' characters- Joy, Sadness, Anger and Fear.
This week we will be enjoying looking through our 'different seasons' stories and playing with Pooh bear and friends in our Pooh Bear corner.
We will be be collecting Autumn leaves in our little wheelbarrows to paint with to create our friendship tree ( as well as making gold and silver Christmas leaves) and we will be painting our favourite Pooh bear characters .
We will also be joining in our tigger bouncing game and taking part in lots of counting activities- including pulling up and counting Rabbits carrots and matching number spoons to Pooh bear honey pots.