From one holiday to the next, we sure are busy.

We jumped right in with Chanukah-related explorations using lots of sensory and tactile play. We have a sandbox with dreidels for hiding and scooping and a discovery table with a menorah, real candles, and dreidels. The children love to take these items all around the classroom and use them in each center in different ways.

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The children got very creative. Dreidel candles, anyone?

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We like to think outside the box when we brainstorm ideas for meaningful projects, so even the block corner became a provocation for our Chanukah activities. We put out a big bucket of duplos and they got right to work finding different colors, making stacks, and building. We can’t wait to see what they’ll build over the next few weeks!

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