Jan Brett Holiday Celebration 2010

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12 Days of Holiday Fun

This year (Dec 2010), we will be celebrating the holidays with lots of fun activities revolving around
Jan Brett's beloved books.

Here are a few important dates to remember--there's lots more fun to be had during the 12 school days before our holiday break though! Loraine's elves are busy, busy, busy getting everything ready! :)

December 2, 2010:
Make a wreath with our handprints!

December 3, 2010:
Trim the Tree @ 1:45

December 6, 2010:
Faculty/staff come decorate yourself a Christmas cookie in the lounge!

December 15, 2010:
Faculty Luncheon

December 16, 2010:
PJ Day! Students and staff will wear their coziest PJs & slippers to school, and we will all enjoy a comfy day of reading Jan Brett's books and doing fun activities!

December 17, 2010:
Classroom Holiday Parties!

Jan Brett's Holiday Books

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OK...so some of these aren't exactly *holiday* books, but they are snowy books. That counts. Right?
Annie and the Wild Animals
Christmas Trolls
Gingerbread Baby
Gingerbread Friends
Night Before Christmas
Wild Christmas Reindeer
Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve?

Jan Brett Activities

See what Jan Brett has to say about creating her book, The Mitten. It's on the Klein U Tube Video server. Just type KUTV (no http:// in front of it) in your browser, and search for Jan Brett! NOTE: KUTV is only available on a Klein computer. It will not work at home. :(

There are TONS of wonderful activities, games, reader's theatre scripts, art sheets, etc. on Jan Brett's web site! There's more here than you'll ever be able to use! Take a look!