Sunday, December 29, 2013

A Preschool Christmas Celebration

On the last week of school before Christmas break, Brody's preschool put on a little Christmas concert for all the parents and families and then his class had a little party for the parents to attend.  We loved getting to share these special days with our little guy.  He seems to have a good case of stage fright like most of the kids in his class, but I was proud that he was doing his best to be brave and not cry on stage as all the kids around him were crying.  I was determined that I would try to not let him see me to see if that would help keep him from getting sad, but he was looking around so sadly at all the faces in the crowd like he was just searching for that one familiar face so I finally gave in and let him see me.  He immediately perked up with a little smile for me, but then he just couldn't stand being on that stage another minute and started off towards me.  I met him and went to sit with him on the stage so that he would stay and "perform."  He didn't sing, but he definitely knew the songs and motions and even smiled a little.  After the kids performed, they all joined their families in the audience for a family sing-a-long.  He loved that, and when some of the older kids started going back onto the stage to sing, he and his big brother went too.  He loved having his big brother with him.

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A little unsure about all the unfamiliar faces. 

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But he was okay once Mommy joined him. 

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Sitting patiently while the older kids performed. 

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He loved ringing his bells for Jingle Bells. 

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Looking quite handsome and grown up. 

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Singing with Mommy. 

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And wrestling with big brother in the pew. 

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So happy to stand with big brother on stage. 

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And posing in front of the big Christmas tree on stage. 

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And one with Mommy.

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Listening to the Christmas story told by his teacher. 

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With the little characters. 

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Singing some more cute songs they've learned this year. 

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Decorating and eating Christmas cookies. 

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Brody's friend Miles watches closely.

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Adding sprinkles.

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Mommy helping Brody's little friend, Sierra, with her cookies.

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A plate full of goodies.  He really wasn't very interested in eating his cookies though. 

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Posing with the little stocking he made.  His even had a choo choo train picture on it. 

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Brody and his friend, Sierra, pose for a picture. I think these two stick together a lot at school.  Young love maybe?

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Sierra had her mouth full of cookie.

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And one last performance with his teacher.
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We contributed money towards the class gift, but Mommy wanted to give Brody's teachers a little something special from him so she made these little "monogrammed" candy jars.  She just wrote on the jars with a silver paint pen and filled them with festive colored chocolate candies.  

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Some cute paper bags and printed tags completed these cute gifts. 


  1. Preschool programs are the cutest thing ever! Brody and Sierra are very cute together :) I love those teacher gifts. They're very pretty.

  2. What fun preschool activities! And I love the teacher presents. I'm always keeping an eye out for teacher presents. Maybe I will pin this!


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