A World To Discover December Volume 1

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A.C. Gilbert – Resource page for A. C. Gilbert, the man who invented the erector set and other activities.

Christmas/Holiday Cards – Family style holiday card making ideas on a budget. Links and videos.


Homemade Pet Treats and Toys – Treat and toy ideas for dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits.


Silent Night– Resources for the song Silent Night. Includes links and videos.


Charles Dickens – Information about Dickens’ life and writings, articles and videos.


Christmas Trees – History of the Christmas Tree, and Christmas Tree activities and crafts. Links and Videos available.


Seasonal Foods

Oranges: General and nutritional information, diseases, educational resources, ideas for orange peels and videos.

Pumpkin – Information about pumpkins and squash, recipe instructions for “Original Pumpkin Pie” aka pumpkin pie cooked right in its own pie shell with a modern twist.


Beans – Bean soup recipe, bean science projects, links to other bean resources.


Cabbage – Cabbage experiment suggestions, recipe for homemade coleslaw, links to cabbage information.

Apple Research Project – Facts, leading questions, Information, videos, recipes, and links to other resources.


Apple Research Resource – Apple resources including links to lesson plans, history, nutritional info, health info, activities, science experiments, and recipes.

Sweet Potato Resources – Nutrition facts, educational info, and recipes.

More December activities can be found here.

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