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This Holiday lesson idea looks at the Origin of the Candy Cane

Subject:

Other  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

 

Title – The Legend of the Candy Cane
By – Amy
Primary Subject – Other
Secondary Subjects – Other
Grade Level – 1-4
Use a simple item, such as a candy cane, to tell children the true meaning of Christmas, and teach them how to witness.

Read them the story about the true meaning of the candy cane.

Then, make candy cane cookies. (Use sugar cookies, 1/2 red ,1/2 white dough. Roll them out and twist them together. The bend the top to make a candy cane.)
Crush real candy canes and sprinkle on the top.

Let them make candy canes out of pipe cleaners.

Buy the cups kids can make, and print up the bible verses to go with the meaning of the candy cane. Glue them to red construction paper, and insert in the cup. Let the kids fill with the cookies they made, and real candy canes. Cover with red cellophane and put a bow. They can give them as gifts.

Check out these website for the story.
http://ww2.netnitco.net/users/legend01/candycane.htm

Or check out your local library for the book, Legend of the Candy Cane.

Let me know other Ideas you have for this lesson.

Amy

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