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Springfield, IL 62704
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PARENT EDUCATOR’S CORNER:

December 12, 2011

Celebrate the Holidays

Establishing rituals and traditions whether traditional or elaborate bonds a family together and makes children feel happy, loved, and secure.

- Plan activities involving the whole family.

-Read a special book everyday.

-Nourish your spirit by attending a school, church, or community musical event.

- Look for colorful lights and decorations in neighborhoods, a mall, churches, and town squares.

-Attend a Holiday Parade celebrating the season with neighbors.

-Decorate your home, even if it is very simple. Parents and children can make homemade ornaments to hang in windows or set on tables.

-Watch a special holiday movie complete with popcorn and hot chocolate

Share happy moments and create lasting memories.

Carlis Thomas
Parent Educator
cthomas@sps186.org