Seasons & Holidays

December by Eve Bunting

December by Eve Bunting

This is one of my favorite Christmas books. Simon and his mother are celebrating Christmas Eve in the cardboard house they built themselves. They don't have much but they still have the spirit of Christmas and offer to share the little they have with an old woman who...

Handprint Snowman Ornament

Handprint Snowman Ornament

What a cute keepsake,  a handprint ornament. I got this idea from my grandson's kindergarten teacher. You'll need: Round Christmas ornament White acrylic paint Permanent markers (various colors) Large paper plate Directions: 1. Pour enough white paint on the paper...

Potatoe Latkes

Potatoe Latkes

Make Potatoe Latkes for a Hanukkah celebration with family and friends. This is a simplified recipe. Get Original Recipe 5 large potatoes peeled & grated 3 eggs salt & pepper oil for frying or you can just use vegetable spray & fry them as you would...

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

This is a fun book to share during Hanukkah. Written by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. On the first night of Hanukkah, a weary traveler named Hershel of Ostropol eagerly approaches a village, where plenty of latkes and merriment should warm him....

Halloween Candy Graph

Halloween Candy Graph

This is a fun math activity to do with all the candy after trick-or-treating. All you need is the graphing sheet and candy. Directions: Print bar graph sheet. Sort and classify the candy (ex: suckers, gum, bars, etc.).Label the X axis (across the bottom) of the sheet...