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H O L I D A Y C H E E R
Santaland at Macy's
So you can't sit on Santa's lap this year, but Macy's has kept their 160-year tradition going with a virtual Santaland! Download activities, see all the decorations (don't miss the cool pipe organ with the pre-tech "plug-ins!") and even schedule a remote conversation with Santa! Check it out here.
Molly Moth Saves Christmas
Check out Kidpod Theater's free podcast of this original show. While you are at it, you can subscribe to all of their offerings. Find out more here.
Holiday Nostalgia Train Ride
Enjoy the Annual New York Transit's Holiday Nostalgia Train Ride and Virtual Holiday Train Show (parts 1&2) from the safety and comfort of your own home! All three links can be accessed here.
Dyker Heights Street Lights
Every year I think about doing this, but never have. See the famed Christmas lights in this over-the-top holiday display. Best viewing is between 5 and 9 pm. Dyker Lights84th Street and 12th Avenue Brooklyn , NY 11228. Maybe we'll see you there :-)
F R E E P U N K I N F U T Z E V E N T S
H O L I D A Y R E C I P E S
Pear Stewed Purple
Cool 18th Century holiday recipes from Historic Williamsburg. These are terrific over ice cream. Recipe here.
This is absolutely a favorite around here, so I am excited to try this recipe. Check it out here.
Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies
This is one of my favorite cookie recipes. They are so rich and hard to resist. One caution, they get some of that richness from nuts, so they are not for everyone. Try this recipe.
A B I T O F F U N
Here's our latest Occupational Therapy Game. This one was created to work with our PunkinPitch Balls. It was designed by our OT fieldwork student, Brittany. It's fun to watch, but more fun to try!