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Theme: Holiday

Totetude Holiday Activities

Totetude suggests the following calendar of carefully-selected activities during the week of the "Holiday" theme:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Motor Activity
Morning Circle Time Attendance, Good Morning Song, Calendar with events, Days of the Week Song, Weather discussion, Alphabet Song, Number Song, and Social interaction (game/skill/I.Q.s).
Intelligence Activity
Bloom Activity
Craft Activity
Afternoon circle time Sight word, Totetude Reflection Journal, and Goodbye Song .

Consult the Recommended Schedule for more detailed information.

Materials List for calendar

The activities in the above recommended calendar will, collectively, require these materials:

Customize for: learner(s) ,
box of crayons 1 per learner
glue bottle/stick 1 per learner
pencil 1 per learner
scissors 1 per learner
specific letter stamps approximately 4 per group of 2 learners
stamp pad/ paint approximately 1 per group of 2 learners
(Optional) scrap pieces of colored paper approximately 4 per learner
(Optional) small pieces of building materials (Legos, tooth picks, playdough, etc.) approximately 4 per learner

Literature involving Holiday

Name Author
The Polar Express Chris Van Allsburg
Messy Bessey's Holidays Patricia C. McKissack
Pablo's Tree Pat Mora
Dream Snow Eric Carle
The Birthday Box Leslie Patricelli
Celebrate with Blue!: A book of Winter Holidays (Blue's Clues) Sarah Albee
Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Lift-theFlap Book Joan Holub
Mortimer's Christmas Manger Karma Wilson

Vocabulary for Holiday

Art for Holiday

Name Artist
Illustration of Santa Claus Checking His List of Good Children Cynthia Hart
Harvesting Celebration A. Cizikova

Animals relevant to Holiday

Social Skills for Holiday

  • accepting cultural differences

Music for Holiday

Name Artist

Technology involving Holiday

Jokes about Holiday

Toys related to Holiday

Name Manufacturer

Outings related to Holiday

Snacks related to Holiday

Movies related to Holiday

Title Year Producer

Centers for Holiday