I love everything about the holiday season from the hot cider and pumpkin pie to the warm fireplaces and cozy blankets! Thanksgiving and Christmas don’t have to be a reason to bring learning to a screeching halt, though. In fact, this time of year provides an opportunity to take advantage of the excitement and engage our children with games and activities that are not only fun – but can teach something wonderful about our history and the birth of our Savior, too!
Nature Study Through the Holidays: Advent: “Advent is a weekly focus on various parts of the Christmas story during the month leading up to Christmas. For each of these weeks, we have provided you with Scripture references, nature study activities and full-color notebooking pages. Through nature study, our hope is that you will grow closer to the Lord and His perfect gift, Jesus, this Christmas season.”
Scented Homemade Ornaments, a tradition we’ve been doing for the past 12 years. Handprint ornaments make lovely gifts, or gift toppers & grandparents tend to make sure you’re planning to make them each year for them.
Whatever route you choose for your homeschool, there are many enjoyable opportunities for learning through the Christmas season. The following are some simple activities that have become cherished holiday traditions in our home….
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- Our Curriculum Choice Celebrate Winter Pinterest board
- Have you enjoyed this special post from our review authors? Our Curriculum Choice review team features a topic monthly. You can see all that our authors have shared on electives, math, curriculum choices and more under Review Team Features.
What are YOUR favorite resources for celebrating learning through the holidays?