School Age Child Care: Joy & Light Delights

Published: November 25, 2019, at 7:06 p.m. PT

Last updated: November 26, 2019, at 3:54 p.m. PT

Girl holding up paper snowflake

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Check out our December theme: Joy & Light Delights

STEM Activity Snowflakes with Maze

STEM

Zentangle Snowflakes

Math meets Art! Kids discover how lines, measurement, and angles can evolve into beautiful pieces of art.

Santa going down the chimney

Career-Connected Learning

Favorite Character Career Study

What qualities does it take to be successful in a career? In this activity, kids have the opportunity to think about how their favorite characters, including Santa Claus and Superman, are qualified for their careers and what makes them good employees.

Snowman Crayon Resist Art

Arts

White Snow, Bright Snow Art

Kids will explore the magic of crayon resist to create beautiful winter scene masterpieces.

Kid doing a Christmas craft with scissors and red construction paper

Literacy

Personalized Greeting Cards

Did you know that December 9th is National Christmas Card Day? In honor of this day, kids will hone their writing skills and create their own greeting cards to give to their loved ones in celebration of the season.

Student thinking about a whale

Education

Blubber Glove

In this education-rich STEM activity, kids will experiment with the effectiveness of blubber in keeping some favorite marine animals warm in winter.

Baked goods

Diversity & Global Learning

St. Lucia Cardamom Rolls

Kids will learn how to prepare a Scandinavian treat traditionally made to eat and enjoy on the Swedish holiday, St. Lucia Day.