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::: Christmas is-a-coming!


Where-oh-where has 2011 gone?

It’s incredible to think that Christmas is just about upon us, and our school year here in Australia is coming to an end.

While looking through the multitude of blogs we follow each day we have seen some really terrific Christmas ideas. For those of you who enjoy offering such activities to your children, you might like to check out the links we’ve listed below.

We’re warning you though … this is just a sniff of what is out there.

Be sure to follow the links from all these pages and you’ll be amazed at what else you might discover!

::: Early Play Australia - Christmas Craft Roundup

::: Nurture Store - 16 Christmas tree crafts to  try

::: Hands on: As We Grow30 Homemade Ornaments For the Kids

::: Creative Connections For Kids Christmas Playdough

::: Pre-K PagesHow To Make a Gingerbread Baby House

::: Frugal Fun For BoysEasy Christmas Ornaments to Make

::: DeliciousSimple Holiday Ideas for Preschoolers!

::: Uncreate with KidsHand Print Christmas Tree

::: Play and Learn with DanaScrap Christmas Trees and Christmas Eye Spy Bottles

::: Learning and Teaching with PreschoolersJust in Time for the Holidays

::: Childhood 101Homemade Christmas Fun: Christmas Snow Dome and even more inspiration here.

::: Red Ted Art – How to … Making Christmas crackers

::: Creative with kids – Creative Christmas Countdown

:::  Irresistible Ideas for Playbased Learning – And of course there are plenty of Christmas ideas of our own right here … Just scroll back through the ‘older entries’ tab!



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7 Responses to “Christmas is-a-coming!”


  1. Thank you for including our Christmas Play Dough on your Christmas list! Love, love the beach photo; the thought of having Santa in the summer time is delightful. :)

    ::: Thanks Kristi … your playdough looks great. As for having Christmas in the summer time … it’s pretty darn cool … or should I say it’s pretty darn hot!!! :) :)


  2. Great list! Thanks for including me :)

    ::: You’re always welcome Alissa! :) :)


  3. I am loving all the creative Christmas ideas in the blogosphere. Thank you for this round up and I am looking forward to visiting these sites.

    ::: Well might I suggest Elise that you make yourself a nice cup of coffee before you start … You may be there for a while! :) :)

  4. avatar Bianca says:

    Thank you ladies…you’ve connected me yet again!The blogsphere really is full of such amazing people. :)

    ::: Bloggers certainly make the world seem smaller Bianca. :) :)


  5. what a great collection of ideas!

    ::: Thanks PLP and this is just a taste of what’s out there too! :) :)

  6. avatar finleysmaid says:

    evening ladies…or is it morning! Have just made some of Kristi’s playdough with added cinnamon and ginger…my house and hands now smell all Christmassey and i’m off to bed with Eau de Xmas . You know what pre-school is playing with tomorrow! and we’re making edible snowballs too…just as well we’re not in Australia they might melt! Thanks Kristi too great idea….!

    ::: Sounds delicious finleysmaid … and I reckon it’s pretty safe to bet that if it’s evening time for you, it’s morning here for us! :) :)

  7. avatar Lesley T says:

    Yes getting a cuppa now, thanks for doing the “leg work” for us.
    Have a great lead up to Christmas girls.
    P.S. Added your blog link and activity to my review of Mr Archimedes’ Bath at Australian Picture Books. Thank you so much for all the great ideas you post.

    ::: Thanks Lesley you’re very kind! :) :)

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