I loved how the photos turned out.
Meanwhile, Theodore is becoming quite the little writer, and from what I hear about school, writer's workshop is one of his favorite times. I encouraged him to write a letter to Santa to see what he could do, and even without his word wall and list of site words to guide him, he did a great job writing this (please excuse all the backward S's and d's).
"Dear Santa Claus,
I haven't been perfect, but I have been good. I would like a girl scout oven. I would like some candy. I would like an Ipad. I will be in Indiana. From Theodore"
On the last day of school before break, his school actually hosted a "writer's celebration". I wasn't exactly sure what to expect, but it was a time of singing chants and songs, sharing their writing with us, and leaving school a little early laden with treats and gifts. It's a genius idea really, to get the parents to come pick up their students a little early from school the last day before break and help them navigate getting everything they have home. (Add fundraiser pickups of wrapping paper, spirit wear, and poinsettias and I looked a site leaving like a pack-horse with all three boys.)
|Displayed on the bulletin board.|
|After the program, in his snowman hat.|