Easy Holiday Activites
to Do with the Children
Let the kids gather pinecones from your yard or buy them. Let
them dry out and paint the tip with glue and sprinkle with
glitter and cinnamon. Let dry.
Gently fold the tortillas into quarters, be careful not to
Cut pieces out to make a snowflake design.(Like the paper
snowflakes) Then you (the adult) fry tortilla until it is
crispy. Then sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
- Flour Tortillas
- Powdered Sugar
Help the children make food for the reindeer. Simply mix
birdseed, dried corn and oats in a bowl.Have children go out
and leave it for Santa's reindeer to eat.
Giant Gingerbread Kids
Use brown package wrapping paper and roll it out and have
your child lie down on it and then trace their body
outline. Then give them an assortment of art supplies to
decorate their gingerbread kid with. When they have finished
cut the gingerdread kid out and hang on the wall.
These are made out of the large sizestyrofoam balls.Simply
wrap them in colored cellophane and twist the ends and tie
with ribbon. You can then hang them up around the house or on
the porch.You can also insert a dowel rod in them and put
them in your yard.
Homemade Bird Feeders
Feed the birds a Christmas Feast!
Take pinecones and smear with peanut butter then roll in
Tie a ribbon and then hang in trees.Great for children to
do. Messy but fun.
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