I tried to help out as best as I could outside of assisting the students with creating props and visual pieces. Here is one of my third grade classes practicing their song during art class. Their teacher insisted that I work on this piece with them, so we went through it at least 5 times during our 80 minutes session together. I thought it was so funny! If you can imagine me standing on a chair in front, trying to direct them. Oh boy.
The older students were fun to watch, but definitely not as playful as the little ones. The show opened with a beautiful dance performance. Some of my little fourth graders were in it which was exciting to see!
And I just had to record one of my classes singing Side by Side with their ukuleles: fourth graders. They are my most hard-partying class--my very last class of the week and amped up every time!! I love them: they are hilarious . . . It was so much fun to watch them perform!
It's amazing how the "age" of a student can change depending on their environment. In my class these students act relatively old, like middle schoolers. But during this performance, and with their parents afterwards, they seemed so young and little to me.
Speaking of little . . . Look at these tiny sweet faces! On day two, I got to watch most of my second graders perform. I left a little early because I had to teach. But what I did see was great!
The images above and below are of the kindergarten and first grade classes. They performed pieces based on folk tales. Their costuming was so cute!
So even though it will never snow here and the weather never changes, we still got to celebrate a little bit and feel the warmth of the winter spirit!