Family traditions, celebrations and holidays are important, and we want to share some helpful resources with you.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Loving Kindness Meditation
Self Portrait Activity
- Indy’s Child, “4 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth with Your Kids”
- Mommyhood Central, “Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth with Kids”
- InCulture Parent, “6 Children’s Books to Celebrate Juneteenth”
Memorial Day Candle Holders
Learn how to decorate your very own candle holder to remember and honor United States service members.
Special thanks to Air Force Lt. Col. Mary Danner, Noelle, Makayla, and cameraman Air Force Lt. Col. Lee Jones.
• Sesame Street’s Bilingual Resources for Military Families
How to Make Almond Date Balls
With special thanks to the Anouri family for sharing this delicious Ramadan recipe!
- Celebrating Ramadan with Kids
- Ramadan Books
- Muslim Learning Blog
- Ramadan Daily Planner
- Ramadan Activity Book
- Ramadan Journal
How to Make Easter Nests
Special thanks to the Schmid family and Freya and Gunnar productions for sharing their family recipe!
Easter Traditions from Around the World:
- Scholastic activities and printables
- Step by step instructions to make a kite from a garbage or shopping bag
- Top 10 Kid-friendly Easter Activities
- How to make Cascarones confetti eggs
- Germany/Sweden Easter Tree decorating tradition
- The Passover Story for Families with Young children
- Passover Seder for 4-5 year olds
- What’s on a seder plate?
- Make some matzah at home: recipe
- Seder Plate Coloring Sheet
- Make a Paper Seder Plate: craft
- Passover Coloring Book
- Make Paper bag Frogs: craft
- Game Idea: Play “who am I?” game by taping the name of a Passover character to a person’s forehead or the back of their shirt, then give them five “yes or no” questions to guess who they are (the Pharaoh, the Prophet, Elijah, a Frog, etc.).
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This carroty concoction will put a spring in your step.
1 cup (130 g) chopped carrots
2 teaspoons (10 ml) pure maple syrup
1⁄2 cup (85 g) frozen pineapple chunks
1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg
1 cup (235 ml) canned coconut milk
1 whole carrot, for garnish
1 tablespoon (15 g) cream cheese, divided
1 tablespoon (5 g) unsweetened shredded coconut, divided
1. Place the chopped carrots, maple syrup, pineapple, cinnamon, nutmeg, and coconut milk in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a cup or glass.
2. Cut the whole carrot in half lengthwise. Trim into rounded segments about 3 to 4 inches long (7.5 to 10 cm) for bunny ears.
3. Press 1 teaspoon of cream cheese in a smaller segment on the flat side of one of the carrot ears. Gently press 1 teaspoon shredded coconut on the cream cheese. Repeat. Place the bunny ears in the top of the smoothie.
4. Form a little ball with the remaining teaspoon cream cheese. Roll in the rest of the shredded coconut to form a bunny tail. Press on the other side of the cup.
Makes 1 Sip Hop
More Kid-Friendly Recipes here. Recipes are excerpted from Bean Sprout Kitchen