Thinking about the Holidays at BFS

KathyWe have noticed, maybe you have as well, that, though we have now entered the winter holiday season, the children are still thinking about and processing what they experienced during Halloween. The images and meanings that were all around them are powerful, and resonate long after the jack-o-lanterns decay.  This is a good point to reflect on what holidays mean to our young children, and how we support their understanding of what they see around them. There will be a lot of excitement bubbling in December; some arising directly from the children’s varied experiences, and some coming from the heightened atmosphere of streets, stores, and television. Families may wonder how we are going to approach this holiday season at BFS, and what can be expected to occur in our classrooms and general school environment.

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