We generally take the month of December off from homeschooling. Instead, we focus more on activities surrounding the Christmas season.
But, since I’ve had 3 migraines in a week, we haven’t even done that. And yes, that’s the second week in a row for us. Just being transparent here. You’re welcome 🙂
I can’t leave you hanging though, so here are a few fun activities from the archives for you to enjoy with your kids! Hopefully, I’ll be enjoying more with my kid next week!
Gingerbread Play Dough — this stuff looks and smells like gingerbread cookies, but the kids can play with it while you bake the real thing! Click here for a free printable of the recipe.
Salt Dough Ornaments — whether you dye your dough or let the kids paint, this is such a fun activity to do in the couple of weeks before Christmas. It’s super simple to make, too.
Christmas Book Reading — I have a list a books we enjoy reading at this blog post from November, and a list of current free Christmas books for Kindle.
If you have some time and some crafty older daughters, you will love making these no-sew quilted ornaments. There’s a tutorial here.
While you’re decorating your home, don’t forget about snowflakes! While not necessarily a Christmas decoration, they sure are fun! That link has some fun books listed to read about snowflakes, too!
On Christmas Eve, we will make a birthday cake for Jesus. Actually, Ben will bake the cake. And decorate it. He doesn’t really need my help any more. Anyone else bake a cake and sing Happy Birthday to Jesus on Christmas morning?
Enjoy your Christmas weeks. Have fun. Get lost in the moment. Time is fleeting!
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