My first week of December is dedicated to "Decking the Halls". This week you can have the kids Trim The Tree, Hang the Stockings by the Mantel with care, and wrap the gifts.
The Dramatic play space comes alive this week. Set up a Tree for decorating in this space (but don't decorate it). Provide Holiday linens, and a box of decor for this space. Include: Ornaments, Wreath, Garland, a Tree Skirt, Tree toppers, etc. Let the children decorate "their" tree with care. Shop you local thrift stores or Dollar stores for reasonably priced/safe items to add to your space (don't forget to ask your clients if they have items they would like to donate for the space.
Create a Wrapping station in your Dramatic Play area.
Add wrapping paper, tape, bows, tags and various sized boxes to your space. Don't forget the cards!
Check out this cute wrapping station from Fun-a-Day!
Don't forget to hang the Stockings! You can create a mantel, or just add command hooks for your kiddos to hang their stockings on.
Check out this fireplace tutorial from Some What Simple.
Toys & Fun
Add Lacing toys, and Holiday puzzles to your space this week. Provide the kids with a basket of paper strips and tape. Show them how to make paper garland.
Transform your Art Space into a Card/Ornament Making station.
Add Old Cards that can be cut, Pre-folded Cards, Holiday Stickers, Holiday Stamps, Pre-cut Paper Ornaments, Wooden Ornaments for decorating, Scraps of Holiday paper, etc.
Don't forget to add Card Making Words to the space (To, From, Love, etc.)
Check out this cute card making station from Childhood 101.
Our sensory table becomes a wrapping station this week. Add small boxes, trinkets for wrapping, Pre-cut pieces of wrapping paper, tape, labels, and bows.
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