Milk and Cookies New Year’s Toast

As I was growing up we always celebrated New Year’s Eve as a family.  It wasn’t a night that Mom and Dad went out to a party.  We had our own party at our house with lots of snacks, board games, and good family time all the way up until midnight, when we all quickly dropped off to sleep.  New Year’s Eve with kids can be fun, even if it doesn’t mean a wild or fancy New Year’s Eve party with your friends.  Add little touches to your own family party to make it special – a milk and cookies New Year’s toast is a great tradition to start that you and your little ones will love. How To Make Sprinkled Toasting Glasses Just make your favorite cookie recipe.  Make sure the cookies are about the right size, depending on your glass.  I like them to be sized about the … click to read more

New Year Predictions

On New Years Day get your kids together and have them make New Year Predictions.  It can be fun to get them out next year on New Years Day and see how very right . . . or wrong . . . you were. You can also do this anytime during the first part of January.  It gets them writing, if even only just a little, but mostly it’s fun. We provided a New Year Predictions worksheet to fill in and you can use it or make up your own questions.  It helps kids to have some sort of starting place.  Click on the image to go to the printable.  More From Layers of Learning