The holidays can be a fun but stressful time, especially when your kids are home on holiday break. Little hands can grow restless if not kept busy.  We’ve scoured the web to find activities for every Holiday that will keep your child entertained for hours (hopefully).

Growing a Jeweled Rose has an amazing resource of sensory activities for almost every Holiday of the year, particularly Halloween and Christmas.  These activities use basic household ingredients like milk and cornstarch to create some truly magical play activities for your child.

Thumbprint Christmas Lights – Use some Sharpie and paint to create a thumbprint Christmas light string.

Pasta menorah – Experiment with different types of pasta to create a homemade menorah just in time for Hanukkah.

Make your own snow globe and give it to family members as a holiday gift.

This Kwanzaa craft uses toilet paper rolls to make a Kinara to celebrate the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa.

Which of these crafts will you try out at home?

If crafts aren’t your thing, what about some Learning Journey toys?

Our Techno Gears Marble Mania’s are perfect for kids 6-8 yrs.  Our Twin Turbo Trax 2.0 is unique because it has the ability to race on two tracks at once!  Great gift for siblings who