Holiday gift ideas!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Our "hand wreaths are completed! I use muslin and school green and red paints. This year we added a little glitter to the berries they look so pretty. I went to Home Depot to have some dowels cut for hanging and hot glued Christmas ribbon bows to the front. Each child's name is written in gold pen in the lower right hand corner. 
*This child's name is covered up with the berry clip art 
I used to make the picture.

Here is a sample of our wrapping paper made from holiday cookie cutters dipped in paints. Fun and easy!

We also made  macaroni ornaments. 
The children made a pattern around the edge.
Then I spray painted them gold.
 I took a picture of each child with a halo and angel wings. On the back it says love your "little angel".
I know it's a little "old school" but they look so cute on your trees and such a fun keepsake. 
I can hardly wait to get my daughter's and put it on our Christmas tree!

We continued our travels around the world with a visit to England where we made our holiday cards. The children made them during centers last week. On the back it states that Christmas cards originated in England and today people all over the world enjoy sending cards to their friends and family during the 
holiday season.

 In England Santa is called "Father Christmas". 
We made a T.P. roll  Santa. 
Then the children wrote what Santa might like for Christmas. We used temporary spelling to sound out
 what Santa wants.

Today we traveled to Israel we tasted
 yummy potato latkas, played the dreidel game 
and made our menorah hats!
Tomorrow we are off to Sweden!


  1. Replies
    1. Thank you Sarah I'm glad you like them! Merry Christmas :) Kim

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