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    Songs, Books, and Stories

    Special Activities


    Oktoberfest happens every year in La Crosse.

    Festivals  by Samantha Berger and Pamela Chanko

    We will decorate buttons to wear during our parade.


    Our community celebrates Oktoberfest each fall.

    "Oktoberfest in La Crosse"

    Our school grandparents, former Festmaster Steve and Frau Marian Pavela, will join us at 10:00 to share Oktoberfest traditions with us.


    Parades are part of Oktoberfest. Floats are often made for parades.

    The Great Doughnut Parade  by Gloria Whelan

    We will paint decorations for our own float for tomorrow's parade!


    Oktoberfest has parades and special music.

    At 9:45, George, the official accordion player for Oktoberfest, and fest royalty, will join us for some polka music.

    Our annual Oktoberfest parade will begin at 9:15! Please have your child to the center by 9:00.


    Music is a big part of Oktoberfest.

    We will look at and discuss some of the photos in the book Oktoberfest  by Jill Foran.

    We will watch a short polka video on the iPad and then we will do some polka dancing.

    Changes to the Environment

    The dramatic play area will feature the baby nursery.  For art we will do some roller painting and for sensory play we will work with play dough.  For construction play we will build using the mini hollow blocks.  We'll lace pretzels and leaves for small motor play and we will jump like Jack in the Box for large motor play.

    Special Notes