When E. asked for the Christmas tree set (construction paper cut-out Christmas trees and decorations, like tinsel, buttons, stars, cotton wool balls etc.) I was more than happy. It took me a while to prepare this Christmas tree activity but at first it seemed to be a failure.
|nicely prepared set|
|E.’s choice instead|
But at the second time it was a hit. E. was chatting away (in Hungarian this time), sticking and encouraged me to decorate my tree too. I did as she told me and didn’t take many photos. We just enjoyed being creative, being together, being full of Christmas spirit.
|busy with decorating|
Our final results (done in Hungarian)
Our first try (done in English)
In both cases E. made the light green trees.
If you give it a try you can widen your little one’s vocabulary in the field of
- Christmas: tinsel, bauble, star, snowflake, beads
- colours: light green, dark green, silver, gold, shiny
- shapes and sizes: round, star-shaped, snowflake-shaped, long, tiny
- texture: prickly=stingy, soft, fluffy, hard, velvety, silky, rough, sticky