Christmas Day is December 25th. Many children are very excited for this celebration and yet they need to have a way to see the days passing so they are not continually asking - How many days to Christmas?
Make a Leaf Mobile
The leaves turn beautiful colors in the fall. It is fun to take a walk to collect different types and colors of leaves. This is just one fun project to do with the leaves that are collected. A great activity for the classroom or as a family activity.
In most areas of the country, gourds are available for sale in grocery stores or farmers markets during autumn. You can help the children prepare for an ”ART SHOW ” by making gorgeous gourd creations. This makes such a good art/craft activity for school or at home.
Rock Collecting - activity
Earth Science Week is the second week in October. Unless you live where snow is covering the ground, it would be fun to plan an outdoor walk for this week. Rocks make a good collection to work on during Earth Science Week.
Dinosaur Elections - activity
Elections Day is the second Tuesday in November. People are getting ready to vote. Let your children have an opportunity for a classroom election experience.
Bean Bags for Kids
All you need is some fleece and some beans! This could be a service project for cub scouts or girl scouts...It is always good to involve youth in service.
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