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December Activities for Kids
December 4 is National Cookie Day. What kid wouldn’t love celebrating Cookie Day? Today, you can read If You Give a Mouse a Cookie with your kids. After reading the story, try one or more of these cookie crafts for kids.
December 6 is Mitten Tree Day. Read a book about mittens. One of my favorites it The Mitten by Jan Brett. After reading it, young learners will practice ordering events with this set of The Mitten story sequence activities. Set includes sequencing discs, mat, and character cards.
December 6 is Saint Nicholas Day. Share more about the real St. Nicholas today. Read Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend. Print out these free Saint Nicholas activity pages to do after you read through the book.December 7 is Cotton Candy Day. Read Layla the Cotton Candy Fairy. Your kids will love making this puffy paint cotton candy craft.
December 13 is Ice Cream Day. Did you know Americans eat more ice cream than people in any other country? Learn this and more in the book Curious About Ice Cream. Then, make some homemade candy cane ice cream with your crew! Yum!
December 15 is Bill of Rights Day. Read A Kids’ Guide to America’s Bill of Rights. Then, watch this Schoolhouse Rocks video.
December 20 is Go Caroling Day. Gather friends and go caroling in the neighborhood or a local nursing home. Print out this free songbook before you go.
December 24 is Christmas Eve. Read The Night Before Christmas. Celebrate with your family’s Christmas traditions. We put on new pj’s, make hot chocolate, and go look at lights. Then, we come home to watch Polar Express.