Read: “Nutcracker” by E.T.A. Hoffman, Maurice Sendak, Ralph Manheim
Materials needed: construction paper, scissors, glue, blank calendar, yarn.
Directions: Cut out ovals and squares. Have the children write the dates of the December calendar. Glue the Christmas bulb over each number. (Be sure to only glue the top edge so it can be removed easily.) Glue the yarn over and between each Christmas tree bulb. Add glitter for fun.
Supplies Needed; Batter operated tea light, holiday ribbon, black felt, 2 wiggly eyes, sharpie pen, and a glue gun.
Directions; Use sharpie pen to draw black dots (for mouth) on tea light. Use glue gun to attach wiggly eyes. take black felt and cut a hat shape, and attach it to the top of the tea light. take about 4" of ribbon and tie it around the tea light tie it in a knot to hold it in place. Finally, take about 8" of ribbon and tie it in a loop. glue the loop to the back of the tea light, be sure to not obstruct the "on/off" switch.