The elf on the shelf seems to be a big thing right now, but I hadn’t been interested till now. As a Catholic school teacher, I hesitate to participate in such secular activities. Plus the elf is supposed to report to Santa if children are bad. I don’t like it. There’s no such thing as a bad kid! Continue Reading
I like to hold a prayer service with the preschool students (shown here from our trip to St. Mary Monastery last week) when we place the next flame on the candle of our advent wreaths, which we will do again tomorrow.
I know, I know: How in the world do you do a prayer service with preschoolers? Well, I will tell you. 🙂 Continue Reading
Everyone grew quiet and leaned in. We all love secrets! This secret is about the Advent wreath. Continue Reading
We start by talking about seasons.
First, I ask the children to list the seasons of the year (we have been working on this for about 2 months now). They share with gusto! Continue Reading