Jul 102013
 
Hands On Activities for Thanksgiving

Have ALL Kinds of Fun With Hands On Activities for Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a great holiday for learning about American History, Columbus, the pilgrims, family traditions, early crops in America and many other aspects of early American life. It’s a GREAT time for your child to learn about this holiday with hands-on activities, rather than just reading about it in books. The  Thanksgiving holiday season, in particular,  is a great time for visual, hands-on activities for learning. You can delight your children with activities for Thanksgiving that allow them to excel in creativity, and provide an outlet from the daily […]

Jul 102013
 

Kwanzaa is a holiday full of rich heritage with Activities for Kwanza that are both fun and educational.  It is a great holiday for families to study to understand family traditions and values. It is also a great cross-cultural study for families who do not personally celebrate Kwanzaa, but who want to better understand the African peoples in our world.  This holiday is rich with cultural heritage, meaning, and tradition. The symbolic crafts that many children will enjoy creating are great Activities for Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is also a great visual, hands-on learning season for children who excel in creativity.  Studying […]

Jul 102013
 
Activities for Hanukkah / Chanukah : Great for Hands-On Learning

Activities for Hanukkah Can Bring as Much Delight as the Holiday Itself Hanukkah is a visual, hands-on learning delight for children who excel in creativity.  Activities for Hanukkah are a great outlet from the daily chore of doing typical schoolwork. During the Hanukkah, you can teach your child about the history of the temple restoration. Your child can learn about the eight lights and nine branches of the menorah. Whether you are Jewish or of another faith, Hanukkah interests many kids. Teaching your kids the Jewish traditions for Hanukkah will help them with history, culture, religion, and other related studies. Your kids might […]

Jul 102013
 
Activities for Saint Patrick's Day : Great for Hands-On Learning

St. Patrick’s day is a holiday that most kids find fun. Dressing in green and looking for four leaf clovers are just the beginning of Activities for Saint Patrick’s Day you can do for fun! St. Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland, a celebrated Christian figure. St. Patrick’s Day is always celebrated on March 17th, the anniversary of St. Patrick’s death. If your child is like most, he will ask, “Who is St. Patrick?” You can arm yourself with information to answer his questions. You can also let your child do a St. Patrick’s Day Unit Study through the […]

Jul 102013
 
Activities for President's Day : Great for Hands-On Learning

Activities for President’s Day are a GREAT way for your child to learn about the President’s of the United States of America. It is natural for a child to ask, “What is President’s Day?” If you arm yourself with information for a President’s Day Unit Study, you can answer the question with FUN! Use the learning Activities for President’s Day and websites below to plan your unit studies. Some of the sites are great for your child to explore directly. Websites with Activities for President’s Day What better place to start than with the definitive “expert” — The White House. Dive Into […]

Jul 102013
 
Activities for Christmas : Great for Hands-On Learning

‘Tis the Season for Fun Activities for Christmas For any Christian family, the Christmas holiday season is rich with opportunities to learn new skills and to focus on the meaning of the holiday. It’s a great time to create gifts for family members, learn about family heritage, baking, and decorating. Christmas is a visually rich, delightful, hands-on learning opportunity for any family, but particularly for those who celebrate the holiday as a part of their religious heritage. During the holidays, you can teach your child about the history of Christmas. Your child can also learn core academic skills by reading […]

Jul 102013
 
Holiday Activities for Homeschoolers : Great for Hands-On Learning

Holiday Activities and Learning Holiday Activities provide wonderful, visual, hands-on learning opportunities for teaching your child. This is especially true if your child excels in creativity. You can celebrate the holidays with unit studies. They are a fantastic way to take learning to a new level rather than doing typical schoolwork. In other words, doing fun Holiday Activities makes your child feel like it’s a holiday, but your child can still be learning! During any holiday, you can teach your child about the history of the holiday. Let your child learn by doing. Getting away from the books can take away […]