ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays: I is for Icicles

This post is for letter “I” in the 2016 ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays series at Life of a Homeschool Mom. Because the holidays are such a busy time, it can be hard to fit it all in. This series is meant to add a little calm to your otherwise hectic holidays by providing you with a heaping handful of fun activities to do with your kids–One or two for each letter of the alphabet! Click here to see all the posts in the series.

Icicle Ornaments

I is for Icicles

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Icicles are a fascinating wonder of nature and always seem to make a winter day seem magical, don’t they?

When water freezes as it drips, an icicle forms. If you live in a southern climate like we do, they are rare to find. My kids will go on a quest to see who can find the biggest one–and one inevitably ends up in my freezer each year! No matter how old they are, my kids seem to be intrigued with ice and can’t resist playing with it.

God’s breath sends the ice, freezing wide expanses of water. Job 37:10 NLT

To celebrate our enjoyment of these sparkly wonders of creation, we thought we’d make some lasting icicles for our Christmas tree. These are super simple and inexpensive to make, and you probably already have all the materials you need on hand.

Icicle Ornaments

Click on over to read the rest of this article and get complete instructions for this easy and fun Icicle Ornament Craft!


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