Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Family To Do List

Simple and sociable things to do around a table in winter that don't involve eating:
  • Cutting out paper snowflakes in all kinds of colors.
  • Making orange and clove pomanders in untraditional patterns.
  • Decoupaging bottles, plates, trays or cigar boxes with cutouts from holiday cards and magazines.
  • Making bird feeders from pine cones, peanut butter and seed.
  • Playing games like Boggle, Smartmouth, Scrabble, and Spit.
It's surprising how these basic pleasures can truly engage all ages, and become  the high point of a holiday at home.

    1 comment:

    1. Ach! you forgot Dictionary! I haven't forgotten some of those gut-splitting sessions!