HSBS’ 12 Days of Christmas

21st December, 2011 - Posted by - 3 Comments


“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.”

~ Pietro Aretino

This is becoming a bit of a tradition here at HSBS!


On the 12th Day of Christmas, Head Start Body Start gave to Me…

12 beach balls bouncing

11 toddlers clapping

10 kids a leaping

9 infants crawling

8 children laughing

7 swings a swinging

6 trees to climb

5 hula hoops

4 push toys

3 container gardens

2 sand pits

and a naturalized playground!

No matter what holiday you celebrate, we hope that it is filled with play and laughter.

Season’s Greetings from the staff at Head Start Body Start!

Bethe Almeras, MS, is the HSBS Education & Outreach Director. A long time educator and play advocate, she is passionate about outdoor play and connecting children with nature. In her free time Bethe writes a blog, The Grass Stain Guru, and can often be found playing outside. She is particularly fond of squirrels. And turtles. And sandpipers. And…

Creative Commons License photo credit: tsakshaug

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Kim Herperger

December 23rd, 2010 at 4:06 pm    

Cute post! Wouldn’t it be great if all families actually had that kind of active Christmas?

Merry Christmas!



January 4th, 2011 at 2:54 pm    

Thanks, Kim! Happy New Year!

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