We started our year in kindergarten with a fun book called “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom”. If you know the story, it revolves around letters of the alphabet falling in and out of the coconut tree.
We spent a week doing everything and anything related to coconuts, trees and letters! We cracked open a coconut, tried coconut, decorated trees, had a letter hunt, glitterized letters and ate various snacks that looked like coconut trees.
At the end of the day Thursday I said to the kids, “Boys and girls, don’t forget to tell your moms and dads that you ATE a coconut tree today!” We made a big deal about it and sent them out the door with smiles.
Friday morning at morning circle I asked the kids if they shared our “tree eating” activity with their parents. As they sat criss-cross in the circle I went around the circle.
George said that his parents thought it was awesome! Jack said that his mom wanted the recipe! I looked at Savannah and asked her what her mom thought!
“Well, My mom said what the fu----
“OKAY!!!! BOYS GIRLS!” I shouted loud enough to scare the bejesus out of them, “That’s ENOUGH sharing for this morning!!! Let’s STAND UP! Everybody Up!!”
Oh Sweet Cheezus I’m pretty sure she wasn’t going to say fudge.