Mrs. Grande's Class : December


Mrs. Grande’s Curriculum Schedule for December 16th, 2019 – January 10, 2020


Practical Life:

Sharpening a pencil

Weaving a Mkeka (placemat for Kwanzaa)

Build a Christmas tree using different sizes of felt strips



Sound Cylinders

Binomial Cube

The 3rd drawer of Geometrical Cabinet (Quadrilaterals)

Rough / Smooth boards



Build and stamp 3 letter words

Booklet with holiday words

Rhyming cards



Stepboard (finding missing numbers)

Counting bells on the Christmas tree



1st day of winter

Winter solstice

We will be learning about how people get ready for winter

We will be learning about how animals prepare for winter (some are sleeping, some are going in warm places, some are busy hiding and storing food)


Cultural Arts/Geography:

Continue learning about the holidays

Talk about Christmas with Mrs. Roth (Andy’s mom)

Hanukkah with Meryl Scheinman (Mable’s mom) and Spencer’s family

Kwanzaa / We will read My First Kwanzaa by Karen Katz and K is for Kwanzaa by Juwanda G. Ford

We will look at Africa on the globe

The feast of the three kings and la Befana (an Italian celebration)



Punch-out with a pin push dreidel and Menorah

Decorate Christmas trees and dreidels



Yoga with Miss Sallie

Music with Miss Jill

Holiday Party Thursday, Dec. 19 at 9:15 – 10:15