Monday December 4th, we will start the Graham Cracker House Construction!

Frosting Recipe:
1 egg white (room temperature)
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until it is very thick and holds a shape.
Add 4-5 cups confectioners sugar sifted to the egg mixture until it is very THICK and holds its shape.
Frosting cement is enough for 1 small house.

Friday December 8 The kids, families Ms. Tierney and Mrs. Jaques will be going to the Pacific Northwest Ballet production of the Nutcracker organized by theSterk family.

We love games and here are a few:
The gangly Hotch Potch Doll from the www.williamsburg.com will twist into any letter your child commands. first published in London in 1782. The classroom has a set of 3 comical Hotch-Potch dolls, the kids have enjoyed making uppercase letters while learning their ABC's

Filler, Up by www.gamewright.com The Service Station problem solving game as each crisis is solved. Pat's Pump and Pay, Sam's Super Service,Gasoline Annie's team will reply to their customer "Happy To Help", another fun game.

Cool Cash www.learningresources.com, players learn to identify coins and sort into the different sizes. The Children's School famous TAKE AWAY or I SPY GAME game will have Nutcracker and Hanukah items during December.

We have also found that the kids love to make their own games and we will share these with you from time to time.


The Children's School Experience

The Children's School Experience things I have learned, things I have heard and read over the better part of a lifetime. Mrs. McArthur

Specially selected grains of sand coated it is non toxic and always ready to use. We have it in room 341 if you would like a child to give you a demonstration. I have purchased more so the rest of the school can have a turn.

This tactle experience is a little different and fun to make and use.
4 cups dried coffee
1/2 cup salt
1 cup flour
2 cups cornmeal

Mrs. Banks has bought us Cranberries we will use them in water with a variety of utensils for lifting and pouring at a table for 2.