Many of you know how much I enjoyed teaching all the Christmas related crafts and lessons in December, but when all my bloggy buddies were posting about their Christmas Traditions around the world —and for some, the LACK of ability to even mention the word Christmas in their classrooms, I began to worry that I was not giving my students enough knowledge of other traditions. As I focused on Santa, reindeer, and all the FUN of a Merry Christmas I avoided my guilt by telling myself that each child in my classroom celebrated Christmas and no one spoke up and told me differently. So there. It was ok to teach them using the fun of the holidays to spark interest and keep their attention… Right? Right…UNTIL…..
So the Poem on the card that the students had to write was: