May you always have a shell in your pocket and sand in your shoes! Join us this week for beach camp!
Schedules change per class. However, each group will participate in the activities listed on this sample schedule.
9:00-9:30 Storytime and music
9:30-10:00 Indoor play
10:00-10:30 Theme related fun!
11:00-11:30 Outdoor play
11:30-11:45 Bible Reflection
Students will read a theme related book each day. Additional theme related books will be available in the classroom library for children to read during class time.
Books to be enjoyed this year:
Sea Turtle by Nicola Davies
Big Al by Andrew Yoshi
Sand Castle Wars by Robert Munsch
Coral Reefs by Gail Gibbons
Whalers by Carol Lindee
Students will make a theme related snack each day. Please inform the preschool of any food allergies.
The snacks for Beach camp include:
Fish in the Ocean
Bears on the Beach
Fishing with pretzel rods
Students make a theme related craft everyday. The crafts are sent home on the last day of camp.
A sampling of camp crafts include:
Paper bag whales
Flip Flop Frames
Ocean animal collages
Sea animal stuffed animals
The children have time in the gym to play group games. The group games are related to the camp theme.
Some group games we will be playing at camp include:
Ocean Obstacle course
Beach Ball Hop
Toss the beach balls in the parachute
The children will have time to play on the playground. Activities will be available related to the Beach theme for them to enjoy.
Easels and painting
Large muscle play with Snug playground equipment
The children enjoy a bible devotion related to the beach! These fun stories reflect on God creation. The stories also lend themselves well to social themes including: sharing, family, helping others, and being a nice friend. The stories are taken from the book My Big Book of 5-minute Devotions by Pamela and Douglas Kennedy. Copies of these devotions will be sent home on the last day of camp.