Tag Archives: Christmas

REINDEER ANTICS

I’m sure that at this time of year, all Santa’s reindeer are excited about Christmas. In my imagination, the littlest reindeer are also anticipating receiving gifts, which have them jumping and tumbling with joy. So, to share this mental image, … Continue reading

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MAKE VINTAGE SANTAS

I love these vintage Santas.  I’m a Santa collector so I’m always looking for unique Santas.  These are easy to make vintage Santas made by printing the Santa image onto brown grocery bag paper.  This “Vintage Santas” project is found … Continue reading

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CEREAL BOX NATIVITY

This cereal box Nativity is a great classroom project that doesn’t take an extraordinary amount of preparation.  This project is made by cutting a cereal box and painting the inside of it.  The Nativity figures are free images that can … Continue reading

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WE’LL TRIM THE TREE

After the students do this project, it can be used as a Christmas card or as a wall hanging.  So many art classes are limited to an hour or less, so patterns and directions are welcomed by the busy classroom … Continue reading

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FOLLOW THE STAR COUNTDOWN CALENDAR

You know that from now until Christmas the kids are going to ask, many times, “How many days ‘til Christmas?”  Help them make a countdown calendar like this one so they can see how many days are left.  The star … Continue reading

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THE SNOWMAN

You can almost feel the cold depicted in this blustery winter scene.  The wispy clouds continue to spread their snowflakes, even as they appear to be slowly moving away.  At first, it appears the picture is of a distant field, … Continue reading

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A BLANKET FOR JESUS

Baby’s love their blankies, so we’re making a blanket to give to the baby Jesus.  The kids will have lots of fun designing a blanket for Jesus and then tucking Jesus inside.  There are patterns included for both the blanket … Continue reading

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FINDING CHRISTMAS IN SANTA

We all know how much fun it is to believe in Santa Claus,  looking forward to his coming to our house and his  leaving gifts.  But, we also want our children to understand the deeper meaning of the Christmas holiday.    … Continue reading

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