We had a very big day today. I will share some of the highlights of the day. In the morning, the students went to the gym and watched some neat, science experiments. I'm sure you heard all about them. Then, we heard about "The Gingerbread Cowboy" after lunch. We also had a small holiday party today. I brought in some chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, and chocolate milk, and we watched the cartoon version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." We had already read the book. After the movie, we talked about what parts of the book were left out of the cartoon.
Lastly, we went to library and played the "No No Never Never" game. Mrs. Baker played music while they passed around a big box. When the music would stop, the student holding the box would pull out an object from the box. They had to tell Mrs. Baker whether that item was a good thing to use with books or not. For example, one student pulled out some play food. Of course, food is a "No No Never Never" around books. If the students answered correctly, they received a golden ticket. At the end of library, they got to exchange their golden ticket for a quarter to use in the candy machine.
Tomorrow, we will be ready to decorate and bake some gingerbread cookies!
Some of the students posing with their treats before the movie
Watching the movie from the carpet (the rest of the students chose to watch from their tables)
Passing the box around
Peas are a "No No Never Never" near a book
A student getting candy from the candy machine (Yes, these machines do still exist)