Light Bulb Moments: Holiday Fun Activities and Ideas!
Begin the winter season with hands-on educational activities that help your children develop problem-solving skills, awaken their creativity, and cultivate a feeling of personal responsibility.
Scroll down to download our free Sensory and Winter Activity Sheet for two weeks of ideas to inspire light bulb moments in your little ones!
Everyone loves a snowman! In this activity, children will build a snowman and melt it! Though it is not real snow, they will experience and learn about the chemical reaction that occurs when vinegar interacts with backing soda!
7 materials: • baking soda • water • white vinegar • black beads or googly eyes • orange foam paper • eye droppers or spoon • glitter and sequins
Children big or small will enjoy this easy yet awesome craft! They will learn to make salt dough and create their ornaments for the Christmas tree or a keepsake for mom and dad!
5 materials • flour • salt •warm water • glitter, paint, ribbon, or any other decorations • cookie cutters
Countdown Ball Coding
With this activity, children will learn about coding and algorithms. They will follow a sequence of steps to create a Countdown Ball for New Year!
3 materials: • worksheet • pencil • crayons or colors
Hispanic Traditions for New Year
Many Hispanic countries follow Las Doce Uvas (Twelve Grapes) tradition to welcome the New Year, make wishes and resolutions. Children will learn about this tradition and count to 12 in Spanish!
3 materials: • worksheet • colored pencils or crayons • listening ears
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