Christmas & Winter

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...

Snowman Treat Holder

Snowman Treat Holder

You will need: Glue and scissors (a hot glue gun would make this project easier but it is not necessary) Any size empty can (be sure to remove the lid with a can opener that doesn't leave sharp edges) Quilt batting or white felt (enough to cover the can) Black felt...

Fragrant Pomander Ornament

Fragrant Pomander Ornament

This fragrant pomander ornament is great to do with an older grandchild. It's fun and easy to make and will keep the house smelling like Christmas. You'll need: Oranges or limes Whole cloves Cinnamon Ribbon Tape Plastic bag or container Directions: 1. Apply tape...

Gumdrop & Licorice Garland

Gumdrop & Licorice Garland

This is a fun alternative to the traditional popcorn and cranberry garland. You'll need:                                                                1 package of rainbow licorice 1 package of gumdrops thin wire Directions: 1. Cut the wire the length you want your...

Handprint Snowman Ornament

Handprint Snowman Ornament

What a cute keepsake for you or your grandchildren, 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...