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December Holidays Books, Crafts, and Activities

Margie Figueroa | Dec 5, 2022

Wondering how to keep your kids engaged, learning, and having fun during the holiday?

 

Here are some books, activities, and crafts that will ensure a FUN time while they learn about the December holidays.

 

CHRISTMAS

 

The classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss is a must-read during Christmas!

 

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CLICK HERE for the read aloud!

 

The kids will have a blast doing this science experiment while “growing” the grinch’s heart!

 

CLICK HERE for detailed instructions on how to do the science experiment.

 

Easy and fun! This Grinch paper plate craft is a great way to get creative!

 

Grinch paper plate craft

 

CLICK HERE for everything you need to create the Grinch paper plate craft!

 

HANUKKAH

 

The Night Before Hanukkah by Natasha Wing incorporates the traditions, love, and joy that Hanukkah brings!

 

The Night Before Hanukkah by [Natasha Wing, Amy Wummer]

 

CLICK HERE for the read aloud!

 

Get crafting with popsicle sticks and create a traditional Hanukkah menorah!

 

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CLICK HERE for the materials and a tutorial!

 

Get your kids thinking critically with this Hanukkah engineering project! They will be challenged to create a dreidel that will spin the longest!

 

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CLICK HERE for details!

 

KWANZAA

 

The seven principles of Kwanzaa are beautifully included in the plot of Seven Spools of Thread by Angela Shelf Medearis.

 

 

CLICK HERE for the read aloud!

 

Create an ear of corn wreath! The corn represents the children in the family.

 

 

CLICK HERE for detailed instructions!

 

Sing, dance, and have fun while learning about Kwanzaa with a catchy song!

 

CLICK HERE for the Kwanzaa is Here children’s song!

 

We would LOVE to see your child/ren participating in these activities! Post a picture on social media and don’t forget to TAG @ihelpmoms!

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