It’s December: Time for Creative Fun

decemberIt is December again. WordPress has turned on the lovely blog snow. Even in this warmest of years, Michigan temperatures are falling, we’ve seen some snowflakes, and my end-of-semester crunch is beginning. And I realized with amazement that next month this little blog will be five years old.

This seemed a good time to reprise some of my December blogs from years past, while December is new and you might be planning holiday activities. I have lots of versions of The Night Before Christmas for your enjoyment, and perhaps the teaching of parodies. I have beautiful nativity art from around the world, for those who teach art or for whom Christmas is a sacred time, silliness around The 12 Days of Christmas and more. Enjoy the memories—and if I can get my head out from under the papers, soon I’ll create some new ones!

Twas the Night Before Christmas parodies

The Dinosaurs’ Night Before ChristmasdinosaurnightbeforeChristmas

And yet more versions of the Night Before Christmas!

Silly activities around The !2 Days of Christmas

Creative crèches (nativity scenes) from around the world

And more creative crèches

Memories of Calvin and Hobbes’ snow creations

Suggestions for family gift activities

And for those who, like me, view the end of the year from under a mound of papers to grade, a very silly tribute to Robert Frost.

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