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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Weekly Workboxes - Thanksgiving


This week I'm putting both Preschool and First Grade into one post, and will forgo my weekly wrap up posts...This way you guys get to see what what we are doing before Thanksgiving, and I'll be able to enjoy our post Thanksgiving Camp Out at the Beach!  (I know, not your typical Thanksgiving Day activity, BUT after all we do live in Hawaii!).
It's going to be a short week with the holiday and a field trip scheduled for Wednesday - so here is what's in the boxes!

PRESCHOOL:
Sensory Bin - contains wheat and corn, gourds, leaves and Indian corn (both artificial, but real would be better), cinnamon sticks, 3 spice containers containing ginger, nutmeg and cloves,  A what spices are in pumpkin pie wheel.  I got the spice wheel from Montessori Print Shop

Variety of books we will be reading

 Sorting food and people from 3 Dinosaurs

Fall cutting strips FREE from Montessori Print Shop

 P is for Pilgrim magnet page from 2 Teaching Mommies

We will be using these buttons to make Indian Corn and these feathers for some turkeys!

Find the P's from 3 Dinosaurs

Whipped Cream on the Pumpkin Pie counting, we will use our Education Cubes Number Cards to roll and see how many to put on top! from Homeschool Creations

 Pp Tray

 Pp stamping from 2 Teaching Mommies

FIRST GRADE:
 read, build, write Thanksgiving words and magnet tiles from Homeschool Creations

Thanksgiving word find from 3 Dinosaurs

Turkey Math with dominoes - greater than, less than and math facts, I made these sheets using My Memories Software (see right sidebar), and you can get this printout HERE

More Thanksgiving Math from Teaching First

and we will be filling up our Thankful Tree!  I cut out little circles of fall colored paper that we will be tying onto the branches!

We will also be doing some baking to get ready for the big Turkey Day and we'll be playing with some pumpkin spice play dough!

I hope everyone has a blessed Thanksgiving Day!  I have posts scheduled through Friday (including Field Trip Friday) and I'll be back in business on Monday!  Have a great week!

1 comment:

  1. Once again, some wonderful ideas for learning trays and workboxes. I love being able to see your older posts. Thanks for sharing this with Throwback Thursday Blog-Style.

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