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    Oktoberfest

     

    Concepts

    Songs, Books, and Stories

    Special Activities

    Monday

    Oktoberfest is a German celebration.

    Festivals   of   the   World

    We will create leaves using markers and water on coffee filters.  We will also begin making our leaf sashes for the parade on Thursday.

    Tuesday

    Each culture has its own traditions.

    The Leaf Man

    Today we will decorate crowns with leaves and create leaf people.

    Wednesday

    Parades are often a part of celebrations.

    Parade

    We will make our own flags to carry in the parade and decorate Oktoberfest people.

    Thursday

    It is fun to celebrate with friends and family.

     

    Parade day!!!  We leave the center at 9:00 a.m.

    Friday

    People may eat special German food at Oktoberfest.

    "5 Little Bratwurst"

    We will taste test some foods you may eat at Oktoberfest (bratwurst, sauerkraut, pretzels..)

    Changes to the Environment

    The dramatic play area will feature an Oktoberfest stand. For art we will do some leaf stamping. For sensory play we will explore leaves and we will build with large blocks for construction play. For small motor play we will string small pretzels. For large motor we will do some dancing to music.

    Special Notes

    Please arrive by 8:45 on Thursday morning for the parade. Breakfast will be served at 8:15 that morning.