Table of Contents

From the book: Living Kindergarten Spring

 

Introduction                                                             1

Festivals                                                                     3

Valentine’s Day                                                    3

Lent                                                                        5

Easter                                                                     7

Passover                                                                 9

May Day                                                                11

Crafts and Activities                                               14

Ways to Welcome Spring                                     14

Nature Walks                                                     14

Mending                                                            14

Pet Care                                                             15

Field Trips                                                          15

Gardening                                                          15

Tissue Butterflies                                               16

Flower Press                                                       16

Valentines                                                             17

Crafts                                                                 17

Games                                                                17

Easter                                                                     19

Blown Eggs                                                        19

Easter Egg Tree                                                  19

Young Green Grass                                            19

Colored Easter Eggs                                          20

Egg Hunt                                                           20

Yarn Trails                                                          20

May Day                                                                21

Gathering Knots of May                                   22

Songs and Finger-Play                                           24

The Grand Old Duke of York                           24

Verses and Songs to Sing and Act Out            24

Ringtime in Spring                                            30

Stories                                                                        34

Recipes                                                                       41

Easy Irish Soda Bread                                        41

Goldenrod Eggs                                                 41

Challah                                                               42

Orange Rolls                                                      42

Hot Cross Buns                                                  43

Suggested Reading                                                 44

Children’s Books                                                  44

Parenting Books                                                   44

Passover                                                                 44