Ms. Yael's Class : December


Dear Families,


We really enjoyed our last theme of Thanksgiving. Thanks to all the parents who were able to join us for the Thanksgiving celebration. The themes for the next three weeks are the holidays: Hanukkah, Christmas and gingerbread men.


SAVE THE DATE: We’re having a Holiday Celebration on December 18th. Details to follow.


Vocabulary Words: Christmas, Hanukah, menorah, gingerbread, ornament, reindeer, dreidel, Christmas tree,


We are reading:

"Where is Baby’s Dreidel?" By Karen Katz

"Where is Baby’s Christmas Present?" By Karen Katz

"Ten Tiny Gingerbread Men" by Tiger Tales



• Decorating Christmas Ornaments

• Painting reindeer

• Making Cutout Gingerbread men


In our sensory Bin

We will be playing with Dreidels and Holiday themed objects


This Month we will be listening to Hanukah and Christmas Playlists during play.


On the Playground and in our Indoor tunnel:


We will be looking for reindeer


You can follow this theme at home by:

• Playing Holiday Music

• Using the vocabulary we are learning

• Reading any books you have at home that have to do with the Holidays


Have a great week!

Yael, Emily, Naomi and Anu