With the holidays knocking on our door, your little ones have probably already started a list of all the exciting things they’ll be asking for this year. Before all of the excitement of gift giving begins, take the time to explain to your children the importance of giving back to those who need it. The holidays are the best time to install the values of charity and service into your little ones. Inspired by an article posted on SheKnows.com we’ve suggested a few different ways to get your children involved in giving back this holiday season.
Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus… Christmas is less than two weeks away and along with tree lighting events, parades, and light shows, each year Santa makes his way through our local towns visiting all of the children, spreading holiday cheer. We have compiled information on Santa visits in Linwood, Northfield, and Egg Harbor Township so that you can be sure that you and your children don’t miss Saint Nick!
‘Tis the season for giving, as the old adage goes. Today is #GivingTuesday and in honor of both this fantastic social movement and the holiday season, we are sharing with you a printable list of 25 Random Acts of Holiday Kindness. Every year, Megan over at Kids Activites Blog does a countdown to Christmas with a Random Acts of Holiday Kindness calendar with her family, and she swears by it!
She has found that focusing on kindness for others each day helps to banish so many of the “I wants” and the “I should be’s” of this time of year. It helps to instill good character in your children by building a charitable foundation in your family. Head over to Kids Activities Blog to learn more and to download your own copy of the 25 Random Acts of Christmas Kindness Printable List.
Reading to children is one of the most important, beneficial things that you can do for them. Not only does it provide a time for bonding with your child during a hectic lifestyle, but it helps improve their intelligence and develop skills that will help them develop mentally, emotionally, and socially. Everybody wants their child to succeed in life and by building a strong fundamental reading foundation, you are giving them a great advantage to further themselves and improve their self-confidence at the same time.