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With our singing lately of BINGO, JESUS and SANTA, we have found that the children are quite interested in how words are spelled and how many letters are in them. Of course if they have five letters in them we can sing them to the BINGO tune! What a lot of fun we have been having!

They have also been noticing that the word ‘Christmas’ is in the title of many of the stories we are reading at the moment, and having talked about how it is spelled we decided to put up a Christmas sign.

We wrote the outlines, including the year, onto strips of white canvas.

The children’s job was to decorate the letters with the Poscas they used …

on their Memory Books.

The one rule we gave them was that they had to draw within the lines.

We are finding that they are loving having a rule or two (although they are good at disregarding the ‘clean up after yourself’ rule!).

It was another group project which they enjoyed doing together then admiring the results of their work.

Their sign looks great and very welcoming hanging up at the end of our room.


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2 Responses to “signs of Christmas”

  1. avatar Louise says:

    And a nice link in with the sort of activities they have all been doing at school, especially the rule about staying in the lines! :)

    ::: Yep … we reckon there will be lots of instructions about staying in the lines at school Louise! :) :)

  2. avatar Tania says:

    I love that you have embraced Christmas and are not afraid to decorate your room.

    ::: We think it’s really important to follow our children’s interests Tania and Christmas is certainly a big interest at the moment! :) :)

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