The month of November in el Salon Amarillo was a busy one. We learned about the solar system and began a series of art projects on the planets, beginning with the sun. We also discussed Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, and had the opportunity to share some of the things for which we feel thankful. Our music, art, and Spanish lessons continue to be popular with the children.
We decorated a box for Mary’s Place, and the school is accepting donations of hats, scarves, gloves, and jackets until December 16th. Thank you very much to all who have donated; with the holiday season upon us we will discuss in the class the kindness of thinking of others while we are enjoying our special celebrations. It’s a great lesson in empathy to have your child help you to choose an item to purchase for donation.
In December we will continue with our look at the planets and anticipate completing all or at least most of the planets with art activities. We will also be learning more about the holidays celebrated in December: Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
With the cold, wintery weather upon us, we are glad to see the children coming with warm coats and accessories to keep them warm on our playground, which we visit daily unless the weather is really bad. Please be sure to mark your child’s name on any hat, mitten, or glove that comes to school; they go astray easily.
El Salon Amarillo Lead Teacher