We are continuing to focus on the topic of Relationships/Connections and Mindfulness in Positive Psychology and the weekly themes of “Taking Care of Me”, “Tools and Helpers”, and Letter “Ss”. Some of the other fun activities we focused on were Fitness Fun, Yoga & Mindfulness, Author of the Month: Bill Martin as well as a Special Hat Day and World Connection Day!

On our Special Hat Day, children and teachers were able to wear their favorite hats from home to show their friends at school!

On World Kindness (Connection) Day, we wore our Bright Beginning colors of yellow and green!

We ended the week by enjoying story time outside!

As we go into next week, we will be focusing on the themes, “Let’s Give Thanks”, “Builders at Work”, and Letter “Pp”. With the upcoming holidays, this is the perfect time to give thanks! We encourage you to share what you are thankful for around your dinner table.

Here are some activities and games you can play during the upcoming holiday (or any day)!

Conversation Starters- have a jar with folded-up questions. Each of you takes a turn asking the question that’s on the paper and then everyone will have an opportunity to share.

“What’s your favorite family tradition?”

“What is the best memory of this past year and why?”

“What’s the nicest thing someone has done for you this year?”

M&M Game- grab a bag of candy and have each person pick one piece of candy. Depending on their pick, you will ask them a specific thankful question.

Red- Name a PERSON you are grateful for

Orange- Name SOMETHING you are thankful for

Yellow- Name a MEMORY you are thankful for

Green- Name a PLACE you are thankful for

Blue- Name a SKILL you are thankful for

Brown- Name ANYTHING you are thankful for

Thankful Scavenger Hunt- 

Find a person you love

Find something that keeps you warm

Find your favorite food

Find something that makes you smile

Find something you do that makes others happy

Find something you are thankful for

Lastly, from us to you…we wish you and your family a very Happy and Safe Holiday!

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