Holidays

What better time to spend time with your family than during holidays?!  Maybe these ideas can help you start some new family traditions.








APRIL FOOLS DAY:
Activities:








4TH OF JULY/PIONEER DAY:
Activities:
4th of July Flower Toenails
Costumes/Clothing:
Interchangeable Flip-Flop Flowers
Pioneer Day Covered Wagon and Oxen
Statue of Liberty Headbands
Decor:
Red, White, & Blue Paper Chain
Patriotic Paper Swirls Craft
Food:
Leaded Licorice
Patriotic Strawberries
Red, White, & Blue Smoothie








CHRISTMAS:
Activities:
Christmas Tag Party Game
Dress Up Santa Party Game
Eggnog Preschool Lesson
Family Polar Express Ride
Felt Christmas Tree
Grinch Feast
JibJab Christmas Videos
Push Pin Christmas Art
Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments
Snowball Race
Christ-Centered Activities:
Jesus is the Light of the World - FHE Lesson
The Nativity - A Family Tradition
Waiting for Jesus - FHE Lesson
Decorations:
Decorate Your Entire Home With $30.00
Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments
Food:
Graham Cracker Houses & Waffle Cone Trees
Painted Christmas Toast
Peanut Butter Chex Mix
Pizza Snowmen











CINCO DE MAYO:
Burritos and a movie






EASTER:
Activities:
15 Egg Dyeing Techniques
Bunny Bums Kid Craft
Easter Egg Dying Party with Friends
Peeps Easter Houses
Pom-Pom Easter Bunny Noses
Robin Egg Lipstick
Rocking Birds
Christ-Centered Activities:
7 Days 'Till Easter Scripture Activity
General Conference Easter Egg Hunt
Walking Where Jesus Walked
Day 1 - Palm Sunday
Day 2 - Cleansing the Temple
Day 3 - Jesus Teaches at the Temple
Day 4 - A Sweet Smelling Sacrifice
Day 5 - Maundy Thursday
Day 6 - Good Friday
Day 7 - Light in the Darkness
Day 8 - Easter Sunday
Decorations:
Child Art Easter Egg Banner
Easter Egg Garland
Food:
Carrot Soup
Chocolate Cadbury Egg Cookies
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Carrots
Easter Egg Sandwiches
Peeps Easter Houses








GRADUATION:
Gifts:
Rainy Day Umbrella








GROUNDHOG'S DAY:
Groundhog Foam Masks








HALLOWEEN:
Costumes/Clothing:
Little Superman Costume
Red Riding Hood Costume
Decorations:
Ariel Pumpkin
Doctor Who Outdoor Decorations
It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Decorations (tomato cage ghosts)
Monster Themed Entryway
Pumpkin Paper Plate Wreaths
Spooky Halloween Craft
Food:
Teaching Kids:
Candy Corn Bar Graphs - Math
Density Experiment - Science
Itsy Bitsy Spider Preschool Lesson








NEW YEAR'S:
Activities:
2014 Face Painting
Create a Noisemaker
Decorate a New Year's Tree
Decorate Party Hats
Gifts for Jesus
Glow-in-the-dark Ring Toss
Lucky Coin Game
Make Noise!
Memory Box Decorating
New Year's Countdown (2013)
New Year's Countdown (2014)
New Year's Countdown (2015)
Take end of the Year Pictures
Time Square Sparkle Ball
Food:
Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts - Recipe at bottom of the post
Fire-y French Toast - Recipe at the bottom of the post
New Year's Toast (2013)
New Year's Toast (2014)
New Year's Toast (2015)








ST. PATRICK'S DAY:
Activities:
A Visit from the Leprechauns
Don't Eat Lucky Game
Draw Leprechaun Faces
Leprechaun Beard Pictures
Leprechaun Gold Coin Treasure Hunt
Presents from the Leprechauns
St. Patrick's Day 2015
Costumes/Clothing:
Don't Pinch St. Patrick's Day Printable
Food:
A Little Taste of the Rainbow
Lemon-Lime Fizzy Drink
Pistachio Pie with Homemade Graham Cracker Crust
Rainbow Necklaces
Shamrock Shakes
Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage
St. Patrick's Day Alfredo
St. Patrick's Day Sprite
Lessons:
Lucky to Have a Testimony - FHE Lesson








THANKSGIVING:
Activities & Crafts:
5 Candy Corn Crafts
8 Fall Corn Crafts
100+ Holiday Crafts for Kids
Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Dinner
Fall Leaf Printing
Thanksgiving Buzz Word
Thanksgiving Photo Booth - link to free props
Thankful Turkey Craft
Turkey Cone Hats
Food:
Pie Month - A Giant List of Pie Recipes
Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate
Thanksgiving Pumpkin Rolls
Turkey Crackers and Cheese Plate








VALENTINE'S DAY:
Activities:
Clothespin Countdown
Fancy Dress-Up Dinner & Dance
Flower Bouquet Countdown
Glowing Valentines
"Thinking of You" Game
Valentine's Day Heart Countdown
Valentine's Play Dough
Decorations:
Bedroom Heart Attack
Cheap Decorating
Food:
Chocolate Hearts
Heart-Shaped Pizza
Pink Milk
Valentine's Day Mystery Dinner
Valentine's Day Pancakes
Valentine's Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Lessons:
A Positive Attitude - FHE Lesson
Love at Home - FHE Lesson
Speaking Kind Words - FHE Lesson








I Won't Stop Celebrating! - My stance on holidays

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