The Transylvania Times -

By Crystal Whitman
Everyday Education 

The Education Benefits Of Holiday Activities


December 26, 2016

The winter holiday break for Transylvania County students is currently underway. There are lots of things families can do to have fun with their children while at the same time sprinkling in some academics.

Including children in holiday baking provides a great opportunity to practice a number of mathematical skills. Measurement, fractions, elapsed time, and problem solving are “biggies” but basic math skills are also required while cooking.

To incorporate writing, a holiday diary could be made from simple materials. The cover could be cut from an old cereal box with the blank side f...

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