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Holiday Crafts, Tips & Recipes

November 12, 2020


Updated Nov 2020

We've rounded up all the great recipes, crafts, and tips that we've published over the years for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and the holidays in general!


THANKSGIVING

Tips

How to Keep from Overindulging This Holiday Season

Tips for the Perfect Turkey

Thanksgiving on a Budget


Crafts

Thankgiving Printable: An A-to-Z Way for Kids to Give Thanks

Thankful Thanksgiving, with Printable

Turkey Family Hand Print Painting

Craft a Pinecone Turkey

Make a Family "Thankful" Board

Cereal Turkey: Thanksgiving Craft for all Ages


Recipes

How to Make Paper Bag Apple Pie

Turkey Fruit Platter

How to Roast a Pumpkin

Too Much Turkey?

Turkey Cookies

Roasted Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Turkey Treat Bags


HANUKKAH

Hanukkah Craft ~ Pasta Menorah

Six Books About Hanukkah for Kids

Making Your Own Hanukkah Candles


CHRISTMAS

Polar Express & Holiday Train Guide for MA, NH & Beyond


Tips

Free Christmas Elf Printables: Fun for All Levels of Elfing Families

Introduce your Kids to the Kindness Elf This Holiday Season

How to do a Reverse Advent Calendar

32 Creative and Crazy Ideas for your Christmas Elf!

Top 5 Ways to Say "Thank You" to your Childcare Provider

12 Christmas Traditions to Start This Year

Portable North Pole: Amaze Your Kids with Magical Videos from Santa

Gift Giving: The "Rule of 4"

Christmas Eve Surprise Box

Making Magical Memories This Christmas

28 Experience Gift Ideas


Crafts/Gifts

Easy-to-Make Holiday Gift: Homemade Gingerbread Play Dough

Salt Dough Ornament

Easy Light Up Holiday Picture

Rudolph Water Bottles

DIY Stepping Stones

Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Rudolph Candy Canes

Festive Ornament Crafts

Create Ornaments from Old Crayons


Recipes

Four Easy Holiday Cookies You and Your Kids Can Bake Today

How to Make Wassail

A Dozen Days of Cookies

Slow Cooker Breakfast Scramble (for Christmas morning)

The Ultimate Holiday Cookie List

Holiday Protein Bites

"Box of Chocolates" Cookies

Mouse Kisses

Vegetable Wreath Appetizer

Cheerios Christmas Trees

Peppermint Oreo Bark

White Christmas Snack Mix


GENERAL HOLIDAY

12 Budget-Friendly Holiday Ideas For Your Family

7 Ideas for Where to Hide Gifts This Holiday Season

Build-A-Snowman Cookie Kits

10 Holiday Non-Toy Gift Ideas

Kid-Friendly Tips for Writing Thank You Notes

Create a Life-Sized Gingerbread House


NEW YEARS

Crafts

Start a Memory Jar for the New Year

New Years Eve Poppers

Noise Maker & Confetti Launcher


WINTER

Crafts

Build an Ice Castle Out of Sugar Cubes

DIY Craft Stick Snowflakes

Craft Stick Snowmen

Snowflake Paintings

Window Cling Snowflakes

Ice Light Catchers

Snow Dough




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