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14 Fun Activities for Winter Break

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Read a Good Book


As the snow falls gently outside, curl up with your kids, a blanket, and a good book. Read aloud or silently on a cozy winter day.

Browse our picks for the best books for all ages: Age-by-Age Guide to Classic Books for Kids.

Snow Sculptures

It's no ordinary snow day when you transform your snowman into a work of art! Your kids will jump at the chance to show off their creativity and impress you with their snow creations..

Read the instructions for Snow Sculptures.

Christmas Movies

Have a movie marathon with all the best holiday films. Introduce your kids to old classics and get acquainted with a few of the newer ones.

Check out our favorite Christmas films: Top Ten Christmas Movies.

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A New Intergalactic Reading Adventure!
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