But in the midst of our Hallowe'en party today, I managed to sneak in some learning. We had hidden "eyeballs" (bouncy balls with corneas printed on them) in the backyard. Each child had to find five with their initials on them.
As I was telling them about it, I realized that not every child knew what "initials" were, or what their personal initials were. So I told them about how initials could be just for the first name, or for the first and last names.
And then we went through each person's name and shouted out their initials. So not only did they have treats, but we taught them a new trick.
This is a picture of the punch we had at the party. It had a hand in it. Fun.