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Christmas - Edventures with Kids

Indoor Winter Games for Kids: Holiday Charades or Pictionary {w/free printable}

Enjoy some time inside with these fun holiday & winter themed charade or pictionary games for kids and families! This week, I've realized that winter is coming.  Scratch that – winter is here (at least in most of the country).&nb...
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30 Christmas Science Experiments & STEM Activities

30 Christmas Science Experiments & STEM Activities

Inspire some holiday learning with these awesome Christmas science experiments & STEM activities!Christmas is my favorite time of year!  Time to relax with family, enjoy some Christmas games & even squeeze in some holiday learn...
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25 Free Online Read Aloud Books for Christmas & Holidays

A wonderful list of FREE read aloud books online for Christmas and winter holidays is sure to inspire holiday reading!  One of our most loved and read posts is Finding Free Kids Books Online -- so I thought we should create a special ...
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12 Christmas Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Adults

12 Christmas Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Adults

We're pulling together some fun  "Minute to Win It" Christmas games for kids and adults this year as part of our family activities & slow down and enjoy the holidays together goal! Since we'll have LOTS of family in town, we need s...
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25 Christmas Countdown & Advent Calendar Ideas

25 Christmas Countdown & Advent Calendar Ideas

Ideas for a Christmas Countdown or Advent Calendar that inspires family togetherness!I don't know about you but once December 1st rolls around, my kids turn into math wizards -- they are able to let you know at a moments notice how many day...
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100+ Printable Advent Calendar Ideas & Christmas Countdown Activities

100+ Printable Advent Calendar Ideas & Christmas Countdown Activities

TONS of Advent calendar ideas and activities for your Christmas countdown that help you focus on making memories this year!   Every year, I promise myself that I won't get overwhelmed with the busyness of the season.   The wee...
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Gift Ideas for Book Lovers that Aren't Books

Gift Ideas for Book Lovers that Aren't Books

Got bookworms? Try giving these gift ideas that aren't books!We have a LOT of books in our house as you might suspect from our numerous kids' book lists!One of the things I did well as a parent was to raise readers -- I always found a way t...
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100 Activities for Your Advent Calendar {free printables!}

100 Activities for Your Advent Calendar {free printables!}

Use this free printable set of Advent Calendar ideas & activities to inspire time together for a Christmas Countdown with your kids! One of my favorite memories from childhood is our Advent Calendar.  It was a Christmas tradition...
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23 Jingle Bell Craft Ideas & STEM Activities for Kids

23 Jingle Bell Craft Ideas & STEM Activities for Kids

These jingle bell crafts ideas and learning activities are easy, fun and perfect to use year-round! There's just something magical about the sound of a jingle bell. Honestly, I think they are one of my favorite musical instruments -- not to...
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Christmas Around the World Activity {with free printable game!}

Christmas Around the World Activity {with free printable game!}

Christmas is a wonderful time to introduce your kids to traditions and cultures from around the world! If you think about many of the holiday traditions you have in your family, I'll bet they were handed down through generations and have so...
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12 Days of Christmas Activities {with printables!}

12 Days of Christmas Activities {with printables!}

Is life too busy for the holiday traditions you love?   I know, December can just get SO crazy so fast and before you know it, the month will be gone.  But if you're like me, enjoying those special moments and activities with f...
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Thanksgiving Game: Photo Scavenger Hunt on Your Smartphone {w/free printable!}

Thanksgiving Game: Photo Scavenger Hunt on Your Smartphone {w/free printable!}

Print this free Thanksgiving Photo Scavenger Hunt that you play on your smartphone and get the whole family involved in showing why they are thankful this year! Thankfulness is a hard concept for kids to grasp -- even older kids! We ...
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Christmas Around the World: Map Activity {w/free printable!}

Christmas Around the World: Map Activity {w/free printable!}

Enjoy learning about Christmas Around the World with this free printable Santa's Name Chrismtas game!I love to find ways to integrate maps & geography activities for the kids throughout the year.I worry that without exposure to actual m...
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Christmas Games for Kids: Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

Christmas Games for Kids: Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt

We love to play Christmas games with our kids over the holidays and this Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt is SO easy to put together!  When family visits, we've been known to entertain them with a few minute-to-win-it holiday challenges and ...
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DIY Christmas Stocking Ornament Craft for Kids

DIY Christmas Stocking Ornament Craft for Kids

It's always fun to pull out some simple craft activities & family ideas during the holidays!Nothing complicated -- just something the kids enjoy creating and that usually involves something sparkly :)And kids adore making ornaments to h...
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