The first day of December came and with it also came the anticipation for Christmas. In class we talked about days and months and shared ideas about when Christmas Day is! After much talking and counting from 1 till... 25 we realised we would have to be patient and wait out the days until Santa Claus comes to bring us gifts.
We asked our students, every night before going to sleep, to cross out a number starting with 1. In doing so, they get a better understanding of time, they establish fun daily routines and get in a mood of anticipation, which is perfect for Christmas! Hopefully, on Christmas Eve the last number will have been crossed out, we will have dreamed the sweetest dreams and then awake to a Christmas tree full of presents.