Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas

We wish you a very merry Christmas!

May the spirit of the season fill you with joy and happiness.

Friday, December 23, 2011

Making Sugar Plums

The upper grades were thankful to have a special guest come in to teach them how to make sugar plums.  Thank you Lynn Starkey for volunteering your time and expertise.  A great time was had by all!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Celebrating Christmas in Playschool

There are so many fun Christmas activities in the Playschool room that keep children loving and learning

 The Playschool friends coloured small plastic cups.
 When they were melted down in the oven they transformed into beautiful Christmas ornaments.
 Playschool students had a great time making candy canes!
 Rudolph the green-nosed reindeer... Choose a coloured pom-pom and change the song!
 Can you bead a candy cane pattern onto a pipe cleaner? Red, white, red, white, red...
 Even the playdough center is festive!
 Look out for little green hands! A Christmas wreath in the making.
 Let the creativity of Christmas loose when painting with evergreen sprigs!
Smell the great outdoors while learning about different evergreen trees.  At this clever learning center, Playschoolers can try to match the evergreen sprig with the picture of it!
Playschool friends can read the Christmas story and act it out themselves with this soft nativity set.

The Classrooms are looking Festive!

Beautiful snowflakes are hanging in the Grade 5 and 6 classroom.
The Primary Room is all ready for Christmas too!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

It's Begining to Look alot Like Christmas!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Olivet...thanks to our students and teachers who have been decorating.
Kindergarten' beautiful Christmas trees.
The Playschoolers have been busy making a great nativity bulletin board.  They made the stable, the angels and the sheep.
The preschoolers stocking were hung by the classroom with care.
Kindergarten's Santas are made from many different shapes!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

The Wonderful Smells of Christmas!

 The Playschoolers made Christmas ornaments using cinnamon and apple sauce.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Wrapping Up

The students practice their wrapping skills as they cover the Operation Christmas Child boxes before filling them with presents donated by the students of the school.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Playing Outside

Playschool friends having fun in the playhouse.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Buttons, Snaps and Pins

Kindergartens develop their fine motor skills with pins, buttons, laces and snaps!

Monday, December 12, 2011


Spelling words are fun to practice writing with waxed yarn!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

What is Your Favourite Animal?

The Kindergarten students took a survey of the school's favourite animals! Here are the results.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Remembering Remembrance Day

The Grade 5 and 6 students wrote letters to Canadian soldiers for Remembrance Day.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Jacob's Ladder

During Circle Time, the playschool students were able to climb "Jacob's ladder".

When friends reached the top they could hug a teddy bear angel!

Friday, December 2, 2011

Playschool's Shoe Store

The Playschool Shoe Store is open and ready for business.

Two friends try on shoes at the store while a third helps them find the right sizes.

Another friend mans the till.

This friend has found a pair of shoes she likes and is ready to buy them.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Remeberance Day

On Remembrance Day, the Grade 1 and 2 class enjoyed amazing war artifacts brought in by classmates for Show and Tell. 

 Two of the students had a great grandfather who was a war hero.