Super Simple Christmas Activities: Fun and Easy Holiday Projects for Kids

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Get ready for holly, jolly, festive fun! Kids will learn all about Christmas and its traditions with Super Simple Christmas Activities. Then, explore ways they can celebrate the Christmas season by making Santa-themed snacks, glittering ornaments, and more. Colorful photos and step-by-step instructions make each project super easy and super fun. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
BISACS JNF026010, JNF015000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Arts, Crafts & Makerspace, Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Super Sandcastle
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2017-12-15
ISBN 9781532112430, 9781614799856
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 745.59412
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 7.75
Lexile 560 IG
Guided Reading Level N
Features Glossary of key words, Note to parents and educators, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Super Simple Holidays – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

The projects in each of these crafting guides combine skills young people already possess (cutting, gluing) and talents requiring a bit more precision (measuring, tracing). The necessary materials in each title are mostly common classroom items: construction paper, tape, yarn, glue—and a few special supplies such as air-dry clay or a battery-powered candle. Most of the end results are decorative (wreaths, garlands, ornaments, and mobiles), but kids will also find a number of games, costume items, cards, and edible crafts. Many can be adapted to fit other themes: the patriotic wreath craft in Presidents’ Day would work any time of year, as could the “star-spangled wind sock.” Thomas Jefferson’s wig, made of cotton balls glued to a paper bag, is sure to elicit laughs. Occasional photos of real kids in action add credence to the achievability of these endeavors. This series contains a bevy of workhorse activities and is an excellent addition to maker spaces.