Homeschooling Through the Holidays: Engaging the Senses

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NextGen Homeschool is proud to join 26 fabulous homeschool bloggers for a special Christmas series at UpsideDown Homeschooling called, “The ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays.” Homeschooling during the busy holiday season can be challenging, but it also presents a lot of unique opportunities for the whole family. Every Monday through Friday until December 23rd, you’ll find tips, projects, ideas, and encouragement on homeschooling through the holidays at UpsideDown Homeschooling as we share our thoughts through the letters A to Z!

ABCs of Homeschooling through the Holidays

Today I’m covering the letter “E” in my post, “Eggnog… or Engaging the Senses! One of my favorite Christmas traditions since childhood is drinking eggnog. Not because there’s any significance to it, but because my mom and I always shared the enjoyment of eggnog during the Christmas season and its smell and flavor bring me back in time.

Although you may not feel the same about eggnog, there are so many flavors, scents, sounds, and sights that are unique to our celebration of Christmas that engage our senses. In this post, I share some of my favorite ways to engage the senses of my children during the Christmas season and create memory imprints that will last a lifetime.

While you’re following the series at UpsideDown Homeschooling, don’t miss Heather’s FREE printable Christmas Bucket List for Homeschool Families: 16 must-do activities for your family this Christmas season!

What does your homeschooling look like during the holidays? Do you take time off or integrate Christmas traditions and activities into your homeschooling plans? We’d love to hear what you do!