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Winter Solstice Books for Kids

Each of these winter solstice books for kids shares something about the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. These celebration ideas and short stories will help children learn about and begin to understand the cyclical nature of the seasons and the connection that we all share.

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Herbs: Holly, mistletoe, pine cones, pine needles, oak leaves, Yule log ashes, fir, birch, hazel bark, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, wintergreen Colors: Red, green, white, gold, silver The winter solstice, the rebirth of the Sun, is an important turning point, as it marks the shortest day. Yule is deeply rooted in the cycle of the year, it is the seed time of year, the longest night and the shortest day, where the Goddess once again becomes the Great Mother and gives birth to the new Sun King.

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The last two weeks in our room have been focused primarily on measurement when it comes to math.  We spent two days on this terrific lesson originally created by Marilyn Burns.  It was one of my favorite lessons of the year! Students were given various colors of construction paper and each made three fish of …

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On one of the shortest days of the year, Valerie Bertinelli and her husband, Tom, are entertaining two of their good pals and heating up the fun with Valerie's Slow Cooker Mulled Wine, Fried Chickpeas with Sage and Parmesan, and the very comforting Turkey Sausage with Fennel Sauerkraut. For dessert, they'll enjoy Rosemary-Lemon Shortbread.

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This time of year is really special for us here at Little Earth Keepers.  The Winter Solstice, also known as Yule, is the shortest day of the year

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How to Make your Living Room Merry and Bright

Christmas falls on one of the shortest days of the year. Even though the sun has set, you want your space to be as bright and cozy as possible. Start by stringing lights around the Christmas tree. But if you are a dedicated decorator, you can add bright, merry throw pillows or other colorful décor. Hang stockings by the chimney, and add another log to the fire. Then curl up in a comforter, and read eBay's guide to making your living room merry and bright for more ideas.

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This time of year is really special for us here at Little Earth Keepers.  The Winter Solstice, also known as Yule, is the shortest day of the year

from Rhythms of Play

Winter Solstice Books for Kids

Each of these winter solstice books for kids shares something about the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. These celebration ideas and short stories will help children learn about and begin to understand the cyclical nature of the seasons and the connection that we all share.

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