As much fun as it is to bake with my kids, ’tis the week where I need a little quality baking time alone! Below are some ideas to keep the little ones engaged and learning and their creative little hands and brains busy. The Kid Should See This is one of our all time favorite websites (and, sorry, I may have shared it with you before, but it is worth sharing again). If you have not perused their highly curated range of videos, it is so worth your while. The only problem is that you will want to watch them too, allowing little time for baking. They have categories for nature, chemistry, winter, animation, food, animals, space, technology, art, science, and so many more. I included links below of a couple of videos from their site. Check out their other videos tagged winter, snow, and ice. This is such a fun and educational resource that our family loves!! Click on the image below to go to explore their website.


The Kid Should See This video | Hitching a ride with reindeer herders

The Kid Should See This video | Tissue Paper Animals

Below are a collection of free printables for the littles. The snow globes are so fun and would also be great as a gift tag. Supply them with some of the tags below, kraft paper, and ribbon and let them wrap some gifts. Our youngest likes to take random toys and wrap them up and decorate the paper. If they would like to make their own wrapping take a look at the string painting on paper sacks we did last year.


Snowglobe printable | Handmade Charlotte


 Forest animal gift tags | Sanae Ishida


More forest animal gift tags | Jones Design Company


Super fun oversized safari animal gift tags | Sweet Paul

Have fun finishing up your holiday baking and packaging. Here are a few more gift tags that I posted last year.