Good Morning Magenta families and hope you are enjoying your Tuesday. We started our day off today welcoming in all our friends and having a little play with self select activities.
For group time today we read the stories ” jingle bells” “An Aussy Christmas” and ” Santa Koala” and talked about how the animals in the stories are practicing sharing at Christmas time and how we can apply sharing to our everyday activities and play here at day care.
For our learning centre time today we had many crafts happening. First we made some amazing green Christmas trees covered in all decorations and magical ornaments to start off our festive season that is fast approaching and second was our butterfly craft collage that is an extension of our very hungry caterpillar book we have been reading and talking about the life cycle of the caterpillar.
Emmeline.F: My Butterfly is kind and flying off to find his family in the cocoon.
Elaria: My butterfly has come out of the cocoon and grown beautiful big wings to fly off to find some friends to play with.
Levi: My caterpillar has changed into his Butterfly wings to fly high in the sky to the sunshine
Some of our other activities today were jenga blocks encouraging concentrating and controlled movements, reading mat with our friends, matching card game to spark our critical thinking, drawing table fostering open discussions about our creativity and pre-writing skills, and group games encouraging team work and listening.
what a great day and looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow.