we've been talking a lot about christmas in our class (since we are a christian preschool) and i've gotten some pretty interesting reponses to my questions.
me: "who was jesus' dad?"
me: "where was jesus born?"
child: "in a sta...stadium!"
me: "what was the angel's name who told mary she was going to have a baby?"
and we also have changed our home center from a kitchen to a stable with a manger and hay and a baby jesus. there's lots of clothes for the kids to dress like mary and joseph and angels. one little girl puts on an angel outfit every day and i ask, "who are you?"
"i'm the angel gabriel!" she replies.
"do you have a message for mary?" i ask. then she runs over to whomever is dressed as mary and shouts,
"mary, mary, you're gonna have a baby and his name's gonna be JESUS!" and she giggles and smiles the biggest smile.