The form Christenmas was also historically used, but is now considered archaic and dialectal;  it derives from Middle English Cristenmasse, literally "Christian mass". In the Luke account, Joseph and Mary travel from Nazareth to Bethlehem for the census, and Jesus is born there and laid in a manger. In the Matthew account, magi follow a star to Bethlehem to bring gifts to Jesus, born the king of the Jews.
A sensory activity is anything that involves the 5 senses taste, touch, smell, hearing, sight and also the vestibular or proprioception systems see what are the 8 senses for more info.
Sensory activities for children can be messy, engaging, fun, and easy to put together. What is the Vestibular System? In short, the vestibular system is located in the inner ear and has to do with balance. The key with vestibular movements is getting the head into as many different positions or planes as possible since that is what activates the various receptors in the inner ear.
Jumping, swinging, rolling, hanging are usually associated with vestibular because of the head position. Scooter boards can also be considered vestibular input. You can read more about the vestibular system here: An easy description is proprioception is being able to know where your body is in space and where your limbs are in relation to your body.
Muscle planning, grading muscle movement, being able to move your arms and legs without necessarily looking at them all falls under proprioception. Pushing, pulling, jumping, big heavy work movements can all be considered proprioception.
Proprioception input is located in the large muscle groups and the spine. I am always adding new posts, so be sure to pin this page and check back often to see if anything is new. I have divided the activities into easy to follow sections. To view the activity, click on the link that interests you and you will be taken to that post on my blog where you can read about how to set up the activity.
Sensory Activities for Babies Ages Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years. We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. I have created this list of Christmas and December writing prompts and ideas for elementary school teachers and students, but many of these creative writing ideas and topics would also be appropriate for other grade levels.
Categories include: Christmas carols, Christmas movies, Things that fit into a stocking, Snowman parts, and more. Christmas Match Word Match the beginning of each Christmas word on the left with the end of each Christmas word on the right. Christmas Printables We hope you enjoy this huge (and ever growing) collection of Christmas printables - including free printable Christmas cards, gift tags, writing paper, games, bookmarks, printables for the classroom, printable Christmas crafts and more!
Free online language Arts activities and games for elementary and preschool students. Reading, writing, and book making. Mammals wordfind, human body lesson, word families, crossword puzzles, readers, alphabet activities, literature, thematic reading, mother goose nursery rhymes, printable short stories, virtual refrigerator magnets!
This is a carousel activity on writing linear equations in slope intercept form. There are 12 questions in all. The first 6 questions give students the slope of a line and a point that the line passes through. Students than need to determine the equation of the line.