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. 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 chore of doing typical schoolwork. During the holidays, you can teach your child about the history of Thanksgiving, some American History, let your […]

Jul 102013
 

Kwanza is a holiday full of rich heritage.  It is a great holiday for families to study to understand family traditions and values as well as being a great cross-cultural study for families who do not personally celebrate Kwanza but who want to better understand the African peoples in our world.  The holiday is rich with cultural heritage, meaning, and tradition with symbolic crafts that many children will enjoy creating. Kwanza is a great visual, hands-on learning season for children who excel in creativity.  Studying Kwanza and creating crafts from what you learn will provide an outlet from typical schoolwork.  […]

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

Activities for Hanukkah Can Bring as Much Delight as the Holiday Itself This holiday season is a visual, hands-on learning delight for children who excel in creativity, and an outlet from the daily chore of doing typical schoolwork. During the Hanukkah, you can teach your child about the history of the temple restoration, the significance of eight lights and nine branches of the menorah, and let your child learn through activities for Hanukkah. You can get away from the books that cause kids with specific learning disabilities so much stress. Activities for Hanukkah Dreidel Kits on Amazon Menorah Kits on […]

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

St. Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland, a celebrated Christian figure, and St. Patrick’s Day is always celebrated on March 17th, the anniversary of St. Patrick’s death. Your child will undoubtedly ask, “Who is St. Patrick?” You can arm yourself with information to answer his questions and to do a St. Patrick’s Day Unit Study through the learning activities and websites below. A GREAT place to start is the History Channel’s “History of St. Patrick’s Day“. This site has a short biography of St. Patrick, a WONDERFUL online video, online games, and more. Your child can learn a lot […]

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

President’s Day is a GREAT time to have your child learn about the President’s of the United States of America. It is naturally for a child’s curiosity to ask, “What is President’s Day?” You can arm yourself with information for a President’s Day Unit Study through the learning activities and websites below. Some of them are great for your child to explore directly to learn as much about the Presidents as he or she desires. What better place to start than with the definitive “expert” — The White House. Dive Into the Presidency on President’s Day (with the White House) […]

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

Holidays provide wonderful, visual, hands-on learning opportunities for children who excel in creativity. Celebrating holidays through unit studies is also a fantastic alternative to the daily chore of doing typical schoolwork. During any holiday, you can teach your child about the history of the holiday, let her learn by doing, and get away from the books that cause kids with specific learning disabilities so much stress. Building fun unit studies for your child for any holiday can be fun. As holidays come, search out interactive sites, and solid content to help you build a fun unit study for your child. […]