Holiday STEM Challenge

Here’s your Holiday STEM Challenge. The challenge, should you accept it, is Engineering your own Gingerbread House. Ok, it’s a graham cracker house. But, the results are really amazing. And totally delicious. Gather your supplies and issue a few basic instructions. Try the challenge yourself along with students. Each year we do this project, we […]

Build a Basic Graham Cracker House

Today I’m excited to show you how to build a basic graham cracker house. Decorating these gingerbread houses is a family tradition for more than 20 years. It’s so easy and so much fun! The cracker houses look like little outhouses or doghouses…but, they turn out so cute when they’re decorated. And it’s just the right […]

Holiday Engineering Challenge: Graham Cracker Structure

Homeschooling thru the holidays is entirely possible! Today’s holiday engineering challenge, should you accept it: Build a graham cracker structure–with your co-op or support group. Take a look at the recent participants and how their designs turned out. We had a variety of ages participate, from 3 years old up to 17 years old. Plus […]

Host a Gingerbread Decorating Party

One of our favorite holiday traditions is building and decorating gingerbread houses. In another post, I explain a holiday engineering challenge. But, we also love to host a gingerbread decorating party. It’s a great activity for family, friends…and even our homeschool class or even the whole group. I have done this gingerbread decorating party for […]

The Quintessential Holiday Party Game

Today, I’m sharing the Quintessential Holiday Party Game. It’ll test your memory and your reflexes. It’s a real hit for all ages! This party game is holiday tradition at my house. We’ve played with: cousins siblings aunts/uncles grandparents children adults friends co-workers people we’ve never met before people we haven’t seen in years people we […]

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