Holidays Activities

It's important that your kid grow to appreciate different peoples and places and there's no better way to introduce cultural traditions than hands-on activities and crafts. Whether your focus is on ancient civilizations or present day communities, we have a whole host of creative ideas. We also have plenty of holiday activities that will help your kid learn more about special occasions and the various cultural practices that define them. What's more, our US History activities that are the perfect way to make learning come alive for your student. Check out our selection of activities and find a few that will pique your kid's curiosity about the world around her.

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Show your patriotism on the next great American holiday by making a shooting star spangled banner that's reminiscent of the American flag.
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Put together a pine forest to help you count down the days until Christmas with your little one.
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Learning to count can be pretty tough. Have your child play this game with you or a friend and watch her quickly become a master counter.
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In this activity, your child will create a fun lion mask and learn a little about Chinese culture too!
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In this activity, your kid will cut rectangles, circles and triangles to create a portrait of the jolliest man of them all: Santa Claus!
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This Play-Doh counting game will improve your little one's math skills and the hanging Christmas trees will make great decoration.
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Let your child celebrate the season with this recycled craft that turns paper tubes into sweet reindeer ready to be filled with holiday goodies.
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Here is a guide to making a felt busy book that's perfect for focusing on specific learning areas with your child.
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This Veterans Day, teach your kid about Remembrance Day and create a wreath of red poppies to honor the brave soldiers who died serving their countries.
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This Hanukkah countdown craft will help your little one count the eight nights of Hanukkah. Make a Hanukkah countdown calendar with your child.
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Kids have permission to get messy (just a little bit!) as they create a decorative candy cane mosaic from red and white handprints.
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This Christmas collage lets your child learn shapes, cubist art of Picasso and have fun during the holidays!
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Pilgrim hat cookies are tasty Thanksgiving treats. Make marshmallow pilgrim hat cookies with your child to celebrate the Thanksgiving season.
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Teach your child measurement skills and some Mardi Gras history as you make this delectably delicious traditional treat known as King Cake.
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The alphabet is a big learning milestone for most kids. Help your child learn alphabetical order by making a food list in this fun Thanksgiving activity.
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This activity will have your child cutting and gluing to his heart's content. What's more, he'll create a pretty, mixed media plate for Seder while he's at it!
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Get ready for Thanksgiving by enlisting your child in the preparations! In this activity, you'll work together to create some adorable turkey napkin rings.
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This Santa key lets kids invite Mr. Claus inside, even if they don't have a chimney. Make a Santa key with your child to bring some Christmas cheer inside.
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Help your child use matzoh to create edible decorations that feature the smiling faces of family and friends.
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Celebrate Veterans Day with your child by helping her create a patriotic piece of artwork. It's the perfect way for your kid to honor our veterans.

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