This evening Rachel (my 4 year old) recorded an eight-image VoiceThread digital story, sharing some of the things she knows about Christmas. Her thoughts ranged from Santa and stockings to baby Jesus and the star of Bethlehem. At age four, her recorded voice reveals the stream-of-consciousness way in which she processes the world and connects ideas to each other.
The juxtaposition of secular holiday traditions with religious ones can certainly be confusing, and even overwhelming, for people of all ages. Rachel seems to be doing pretty well with her understanding of Christmas themes and messages.
Capturing her voice singing part of “Joy to the World,” is certainly a wonderful gift. We are happy to share this special VoiceThread digital story with you.
Have a very Merry Christmas! 🙂
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