this post I explained the origin of the Wandering Wise Men in my classroom. Visit that link for more ideas on starting this tradition in your home or school!
The Wise Men brought us a special basket of Christmas books. They were doing a little research of their own by reading the Birds of Bethlehem by Tomie de Paola.
Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar brought the kids some fresh coloring pages to do in their spare time during the Advent season. Here they are trying to color a picture of themselves to match accordingly.
A school tradition during this week of Advent is to decorate the windows and playground fence with snowflakes. The Wise Men brought us some starter snowflakes and asked if we wanted to help build a snowstorm :).
On our all school Christmas shirt/ugly sweater day, the Wise Men wanted to join in on the fun with their own ugly Christmas sweater!
On the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Wise Men were found honoring Mary and reenacting the story of St. Juan Diego in our faith corner. Juan Diego was our Saint of the Month (poster in background) and the Wise Men also pulled out some classroom books about Our Lady of Guadalupe.
OLG Books included in this picture are (from left to right):
Our Lady of Guadalupe for Children by Lupita Vital (in Spanish and English)
Our Lady of Guadalupe- Our Lady of the Americas by
Rev. L. Lovasik, S.V.D and Rev. J. Winkler, OFM Conv.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Story Coloring Book by Mary Fabyan Windeatt
St. Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe by Josephine Nobisso (chapter book)
Our Lady of Guadalupe by Francisco Serrano (beautiful pop-up book)
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