Holiday Activities for Children (13 Feb 2012 – 2 Mar 2012)

Here are 4 articles for you guys to look through!  (:

The Importance of Getting Your Kids Involved in School Holiday Activities

“So the school holidays are rolling around again and you’re getting yourself all in a flutter thinking what to do and when to do it and all that. But have you ever stopped to think, why?”

Celebrating Holidays in Early Childhood Programs

“Curriculum demonstrates respect for everyone’s customs. If children are observing different holidays at the same time, the values and traditions of each child’s culture should be acknowledged.”

Holidays Around the World Unit Plan

“Students will explore celebrations, traditions and symbols related to a holiday or festival from their home countries and then investigate those from other parts of the world.”

Holidays a Good Time to Check in on Children

“…holiday season is a great time for parents to practice their skills to support the emotional well-being of their children”

Activities that you may like to try out with your children((:

Snowman on a Stick

Santas hat

Salt Dough Snowman Ornament

Pom pom xmas tree

Penguin Pals Ornaments

Paper Plate Ghost (paper_ghost_pattern)

Healthy Halloween Treats

Easy Layered Christmas Tree (easy-layered-christmas-tree-template-printable-photo-1009)

Creepy Crawly Spider Bracelet

Craft Stick Santa Claus (craft-stick-santa-claus-template-printable-photo-1009)

Christmas Cookie Gift Bag

Chenille Candy Canes

Cardboard Tube Angel (card_angel_pat)

Candy Bar Cookies on a Stick