This is one of my favorite Holiday stories.  It highlights the gift of giving without expecting a return for your generosity.
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Here are some key hands-on links to tie into your learning stations. (Click on green links for instructions).  These are very engaging activities – just what you need as you approach Winter break!
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 Make an elf hat. 
Write a story about what you would do if you were an elf.  What kind deed would you do?  For who?

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 Draw an elf. 
What is his/her name?  Where does she live?

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 Sew an elf.
Make an elfin village.  Create a house for your elf.

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 Design your own Shoe Art.
Open a shoe art museum!

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 Sew your initial.
Be like the elves and sew!  What other words start with the same sound as your name?  Make a list of 25 words.

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Finger knit!
It’s math! It’s a pattern!  Loop and Pull!  A/B!
Make friendship bracelets!

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Enjoy!