Happy Halloween 2016!
Our final Halloween activity in the preschool is to carve our jack-o-lantern.
It's our tradition to have each child draw a design that they would like to see carved into our classroom pumpkin.
We talk about how we can't use everyone's design so we need to figure out a way to pick one. This is how we introduce the idea of voting. The designs are numbered. We leave the children's names out of the voting process to avoid hurt feelings.
The best way that we have found to include the children in the carving process is to use golf tees and a block as a hammer. It's a great, safe fine motor skill activity.