Oktoberfest

 

Concepts

Songs, Books, and Stories

Special Activities

Monday

Oktoberfest is a German celebration.

Festivals of the World Germany

We will sponge paint maple leaves.

We will do some patterning with leaves.

Tuesday

People wear special clothes during Oktoberfest.

Tractor Mac’s Parade’s Best

We will make Oktoberfest buttons today.

Some members of the Screaming Eagles Marching Band will join us with their instruments at 9:30.

Wednesday

Parades are a part of Oktoberfest.

Let’s Have a Parade

We will make our own instruments today. We will use them to march in our own parade around our room.

Thursday

It is fun to celebrate with family and friends.

E-I-E-I-E-O

Our parade is at 9:00 this morning between the Union and the Prairie Springs Science Center. We will leave here at 8:45.

Friday

During Oktoberfest people may eat German food.

“5 Little Bratwurst”

We will try some German foods.

 

Changes to the Environment

Our dramatic play area will be a stage for playing instruments and dancing. We will be making sashes throughout the week for our parade. We will explore leaves for sensory play. Our large movement will be dancing to music. We will have some small leaves for sorting.