Family Activities

Funschooling December 2018 Week 3

This calendar was inspired by the activities and suggestions offered on Still Learning Something New’s December Special Days Calendar.

These activities are for the week of December 16 – 22,

but can be enjoyed any time of the season!

December 16

Chocolate-Covered Anything Day – Make chocolate covered pretzels! They make a wonderful food gift!

December 17

A Christmas Carol first published 1843 – Read or listen to this classic story. 

Watch the cartoon classic: A Christmas Carol (FULL MOVIE) or check your local TV listings.

December 18

Bake Cookies Day – Choose from a variety of recipes provided on the site suggested, or b
ake a bunch of your favorites.

The Nutcracker Premier 1892 Learn about the history of the Nutcracker, watch the cartoon version: The Nutcracker Prince(1990)the Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Sаn Frаnсisсо Ваllеt 2007, or listen to:Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Donetsk Symphony Orchestra) | Classical Music

December 19

Build a Snowman Day – Have fun with the snowman activities suggested in this post!

Look For An Evergreen Day – Learn about the Christmas tree.

December 20

Games Day – Use recycled items to make a your own games or play some that have been sitting on the shelves for a while. Play vintage gamesLearn more about the benefits of games too!

Go Caroling Day –  Enjoy: The Christmas Karaoke – 90 minutes with the Best Christmas Songs with lyrics or go caroling with a group of people.

December 21

Winter Solstice / First Day of Winter – Learn about the Winter Solstice and make a luminary from recycled items.

Yule – Learn about The Germanic Origins of Yule with the video offered in the link.

December 22

First Electric Christmas Lights 1882 – Learn about The Father of Electric Christmas Tree Lights. 

Smithsonian Magazine has information and pictures of lights from the early 1900’s.

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