Holiday Central

Holiday Central

Your one-stop shop for everything you and your family need to have the happiest of holidays. Get recipes, homemade gift ideas, decorations for every special occasion this holiday season.

Homemade Decorations

Wreath Ornament

Make a bright wreath ornament in this fun sensory activity. Made from common household ingredients, the textured dough is fun to squish between little fingers.

Mason Jar Lights

Want to add a bit of holiday sparkle to a bland patio or dinner table? Just add Christmas lights to Mason jars!

Spaghetti Ornaments

These spaghetti ornaments take seconds to make and are a great festive addition to a tree, gift or window display.

Orange Pomander

The fragrant scent of this traditional holiday decoration fills the air and evokes thoughts of crisp autumn days and warm holiday cheer.

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Homemade Gifts

Peppermint Fudge

Explore your kitchen and create a delicious holiday fudge that your child can share with friends and family!

Glitter Vase

The elegance of a glitter vase will rival the flowers inside it! Help your child craft this artsy gift as a special gift for a loved one.

DIY Homemade Snow Globe

Is there anything more enticing to a young child than a snow globe? Here's a snow globe that's extra special as kids can make it themselves!

Cookie Tin

You can buy fancy gift tins for your homemade cookies this year, but if you've got a curious kid, why not try this inexpensive, easy and truly adorable version?

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Holiday Recipes

Chocolate-Covered Apples

If you love the idea of handing out holiday tins of homemade cookies but your baking skills are non-existent, gourmet caramel apples are the perfect solution.

Gingerbread Cookies

Get your kid into the holiday spirit by showing him how to bake soft, chewy, and sugary gingerbread cookies!

Homemade Candy Canes

Marbled candy canes are a traditional winter festival gift that looks good poking out of the top of a Christmas stocking, tied to a tree with ribbon, or adorning a beautifully ...

Apple Cider Recipe

Freshly brewed apple cider is a perennial favorite for the winter holidays, and it's the rare beverage that will please both kids and adults.

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