Archive for December, 2013
I can’t believe it’s been a year- but last January I started Tot School with Hunter. It’s been a fun year and Hunter has grown and changed so much!
In February, Hailey made this super cute “Bee Mine” Valentine.
I love how this Empty Tomb craft turned out to go along with the Easter activities we did.
These Super Fun Suns were a great project!! No mess was involved and they turned out great!
In May we worked on a Dinosaur Unit, we learned lots and had so much fun.
In June we made these adorable handprints as a gift for Father’s Day. This activity is one of my posted pinned crafts.
We made these Popsicle Stick Fish during our ocean unit.
In August we set up our classroom for our first year of homeschooling.
In September we had a lot of fun learning about apples during Tot School.
We did some fun Columbus Day Activities during October.
During our Thanksgiving Unit we made this Mayflower, which Hailey and Hunter absolutely loved!
We had a Polar Express theme during December and Hailey drew a Polar Express Train, which turned out fantastic!
We had a really fun 2013 and we’re excited to see what 2014 will bring!
Last week was full of fun preparations for Christmas! Thursday and Friday were all about The Polar Express.
I used painter’s tape to make a railroad track on the floor. We used some cardboard boxes from some of my online shopping to build a train.
Hunter and Hailey sitting in the train.
Thursday we did a variety of learning activities after we read The Polar Express. We finished up all of our work so that Friday could just be a party day
For art on Thursday we made these great trains.
On Friday we went to school in our pajamas
We started out the day with some fun activities.
Hunter and Hailey made some snow globes.
Hailey decided to make her snowman look like Olaf from Frozen. They turned out cute.
Then they made a little graham cracker train.
It only lasted a few minutes before they started eating it
Then it was movie time! Hunter and Hailey took their seats in our train.
I punched their tickets
They also had little jingle bells, which we could all hear
Then I passed out hot chocolate and popcorn while they watched the movie. It was a super fun day!
I hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas!!
Hunter is 24 months old.
We had a really busy week. I was trying to get a lot of stuff wrapped up with homeschooling before our Christmas vacation. It seems that I didn’t take many pictures but I will share the ones I do have.
We have been working on a really fun gingerbread man unit and we finished up the unit by making our own gingerbread men. I cheated and bought them pre-made, so we just had to decorate them. Hunter definitely ate more candy than he put on
We also made some playdough, cut it into a Christmas tree shape and then used the pieces from our Lite Bright to decorate the tree.
We worked some more on our nativity scene.
All done- we love how it turned out!
We finally made a star for the tree in our classroom.
Thursday and Friday were all about The Polar Express. After we read the book together, Hunter sat down to read it himself.
Hunter made a train out of different shapes.
On Friday we had a Polar Express party, which I hope to be posting about soon.
Stop by 1+1+1=1 to see what the other tots were up to this week.
We had a great time making some Polar Express trains this week.
Hunter made a train using different shapes. He also sprinkled glitter on his paper. While that was not exactly planned (ha!) it looked like falling snow.
Hunter’s finished train.
Hailey used oil pastels to draw a train.
She colored it in using Christmas colors.
Hailey’s finished train. She also sprinkled glitter on her paper to look like snow. She didn’t use glue, she just sprinkled it on and it looks great.
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