Tyler put together Christmas Tree sight word puzzles:
After completing all the puzzles, Thomas chugged through the Sight Word forest : )
I made a Christmas Tree #6 Math Fact Sheet-- I put a star on each tree with the number six on it and at the bottom of the tree, I wrote part of the addition fact. Tyler was to add stickers to the tree (to equal six) and find the missing number. He enjoyed this activity!
After reading, "The Christmas Tree Ship," which is based on a true story of a fisherman sailing down Lake Michigan from Manistique, Michigan to Chicago to deliver Christmas trees, we found Lake Michigan and traced the route on a map.
Sidenote: in 1912, the ship was lost at sea during a storm, but the captain's widow and daughters carried on the tradition for twenty-two more years! While trying to find a map of the Great Lakes, to my liking, I stumbled upon a website for The Christmas Tree Ship and next year, 2012 will be the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the Rouse Simmons.
Read and drew the Life Cycle of a Pine Tree: I found this printable and more ideas to go-along with "Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree" here....
For a craft go-along for "Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree," we made a Paper Stacking Tree using paper plates:
Painting the paper plates with a cotton ball-- thought the cotton ball effect would create something different...
After the paint dried, I hot glued the pieces together.. Tyler thought the stackable tree was pretty cool!
And after a full morning, Tyler is no longer still in his pj's (though, I still am! Lol.) And he is taking a much needed nap! My plan for tomorrow is a Reindeer Theme! Stay tuned!
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