Boston (PRWEB) November 20, 2007 -- Before the first snowflake hits the sidewalk, parents and kids have started planning for the December holidays. Now with hundreds of great holiday-themed activities, arts and crafts, printable holiday cards and more from FamilyEducation, families can prepare for a fun and memorable Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Winter Solstice. Plus, using FamilyEducation's slideshows of the year's hottest toys and stocking stuffers, parents can quickly and easily check off all of the names on their gift list during those big holiday shopping trips to the mall.
"Parents can get ready for their favorite winter holidays by visiting FamilyEducation, where they will find decoration and gift ideas, holiday activities, party games and recipes that are sure to please their kids, family and friends," said Jess M. Brallier, publisher, FamilyEducation. "Our popular parenting site is the one-stop destination for families to plan all of their holiday festivities, whether they celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Winter Solstice."
FamilyEducation's holiday gift ideas and recommendations will make choosing the perfect gift for everyone a breeze. With ideas for homemade gifts for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, parents and kids can have fun creating a beautiful trivet for Grandma, a Star of David for their favorite aunt to hang on her door, or a kinara candleholder for their best friend.
For those gifts that require a trip to the mall, Mom and Dad will have stress-free holiday shopping trips by preparing with FamilyEducation's picks for this year's hottest toys and stocking stuffers. The toy guide includes a photo, a description, age range and even the types of batteries needed for each toy so parents can grab everything they need right off the shelf when they get to the store. The site also features a list of the Top 10 Stocking Stuffer Ideas.
Decorating the house will be easy and fun with all of the holiday ornaments and crafts kids can help make on FamilyEducation. Kids can make Christmas ornaments and string popcorn for the tree or bake an easy gingerbread house. And before St. Nicholas even leaves the North Pole, the family can use FamilyEducation's Christmas craft ideas to make stylish stockings to hang by the chimney with care, for all of the great holiday treats that he will bring. The Christmas crafts on FamilyEducation even include great ideas for making holiday cards and gift wrap.
FamilyEducation also has lots of delicious holiday recipes, sweet treats for kids and tasty appetizers for holiday parties. Parents can choose from Passover pancakes, luscious latkes, artichoke dip, savory stuffing and tips for making a great turkey. Using FamilyEducation's recipes for the Top 10 Holiday Cookies, families will have plenty of treats to share with neighbors and eat in front of the fire on a cold winter evening.
If the weather outside is frightful, parents can keep the kids entertained with FamilyEducation's December holiday activities for kids. With the site's many holiday-themed printable activities, such as a holiday coloring book, memory games, holiday bookmarks and trivia quizzes on Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah, kids will have fun learning more about holiday traditions.
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