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This week is party week and we will be making party hats to wear and we will be joining in lots of party games and dances.
We will be going to watch the butterfly group perform their little nativity play and join in with new songs and carols.
We will all be given a little bag of sweets to bring home for Christmas.
The Gingerbread Man. This week we will be playing in our role play Christmas Kitchen- using real bakeware and cookware to prepare Christmas cakes, Christmas Puddings and mince pies for Santa.
We will be listening to the story of the gingerbread man and decorating little gingerbread men using icing sugar and raisins as well as making gingerbread men tree decorations.
We will also be decorating our own little stockings to bring home.
We will be learning lots of Christmas songs this week and singing along with musical instruments as we take a trip on Santa's sleigh ride.
We will be listening to the story -'Santa's suit' and making little snowmen for our Winter Wonderland theme room.
We will also be writing our letters to Santa Claus
We will be discovering Arctic animals this week and looking at lots of snowy animal story books.We will be playing with the ice- creating ice mountains and defrosting ice using salt and water( having fun with pipettes and basters to transport water into different containers and test tubes)
We will also be creating Christmas cards , painting Snowmen and writing our letters to Santa Claus.
We will be making Elsa's Magic frozen hands this week - filling latex gloves with sparkly gems, trinkets and water- which we will be bringing home to freeze.We will be playing with our Frozen characters and activities as well as dancing along to 'Let it go' using lengths of ribbon and shiny tinsel.
We will be exploring our sensory Christmas decorations basket and choosing ways to decorate our own little fir trees.
This week we will be listening to the story 'Sleepy Time In The Woods' and we will be discovering all the woodland creatures in our cosy sensory room.
We will be making little hedgehogs and owls in our creative room using a variety of textured resources and in the garden we will be collecting and exploring leaves.
This week we will be zooming to the moon and playing in our space corner.
In the creative room we will be creating colourful sparkly firework pictures, playing with sparkly play dough and painting with frozen paint on lollipop sticks.
We have our new Winter Wonderland theme room to take turns to explore.
We can play with the arctic animals, take part in lots of frozen activities such as Olaf snap, our Frozen memory game and snowflake dominoes as well as discovering our Christmas sensory basket.