Miss Karen's December Newsletter

'Tis the season of giving!

Upcoming Events



  • Held during class with just the children. We'll take lots of pictures!

NO SCHOOL: Dec. 21-Jan. 1 (Have a great Christmas with your family!)


  • TAEKWONDO FIELD TRIP (Look for details in next newsletter)
  • NO SCHOOL: Jan. 18 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
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Wed. Dec. 16 from 7-9 p.m.

  • WHERE: Jabbers (1210 N. Galleria Dr., Nampa)
  • Bring your entire family for a night of fun anytime from 7-9 p.m. (be sure to wear socks!) We’ve reserved the entire 7,000 sq. ft. playhouse just for our Sunshine families! Kiddos can wear PJs or get all dressed up for their photo op on Santa’s lap!

Scholastic Book Clubs Deadline: Wed. Dec. 2

CLICK TO ORDER and use our class code: HZGN7.

PLEASE NOTE: We've pushed the deadline to Wed. Dec. 2. (Makes great Christmas gifts!) Every time you place an order, your classroom gets a FREE book - thanks!

Happy Birthday To:

Graysen: Dec. 5

Claire: Dec. 14

Mason: Dec. 21

Kade: Dec. 29

Let it snow!

November was such a fun month in class. We talked a lot about what we are thankful for and what being thankful means. We read a lot of stories about thanksgiving and turkeys. Pete the Cat's First Thanksgiving was their favorite by far. I feel like I got to know each of your kids even better this month and I am truly thankful for what they teach me every day. The smiles on their faces warm my heart!

We talked a lot about germs and why we don't want to share them with our friends and how we stop them from spreading. We practiced washing our hands and using a tissue. This is something we will continue to do all during these winter months.

Our afternoon class got 3 new friends in November. We have had a great time getting to know them and building friendships. The class has been very helpful and modeling the rules and teaching our new friends the routine.

Thank you Thank you Thank you for all the wonderful food you sent in for our feast!!! We had a little bit of everything and it was fun to watch the kids try thing they had never tried before. I also loved watching the kids take pride in the food they brought and telling the other kids about it.

This month we will be making Christmas crafts, reading Christmas books, singing Christmas songs and learning while we are at it. We are going to focus on numbers this month. We are counting everything: days on the calendar, snow flakes on the table, jingle bells and much more. The kids are doing so good at recognizing their names and we will continue to work on this. We will continue to work on writing our names.

Ok now to my favorite part, the PICTURES!!

Miss Karen

Pretty much our favorite thing to do at preschool when you're 3 years old - playing outside!

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Germs are not for sharing!

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Dots, dots, dots... how many dots?

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Center time fun!

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Writing our name in sand!

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Thanksgiving Feast Time!

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Gobble gobble!

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