Map out the holidays

We ‘map out’ our holiday with a calendar so we can see the shape of it and anticipate the treats. I printed out a calendar using a chart from a website ( which has templates for just about every eventuality. Incidently this website makes me laugh with its hundreds of sample letters from how to say ‘goodbye forever’ to writing ‘hardship letters’. The children drew pictures for the activities we will be doing and we add to it as we decide what to do each day. The counter moves along the days. Each child also has their own chart to stick a daily sticker on once holiday projects are completed and a space to fill in ‘My best thing today was…’

1 comment
  1. Chris. said:

    What a brilliant idea. I wish I’d thought of that when mine were younger. 🙂

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