The Humble ISD Christmas holiday break has begun. Make the most of this special time with your children with activities around home and town. Between activities at home, around Kingwood , or in Houston, numerous options abound. School starts back on Tuesday, January 6th, 2009, so make your activity schedule now!
Fun at Home
Some of the best times can be had at home with friends and family.
- Decorate cookies to give to favorite friends.
- Create an ornamental masterpiece for the tree.
- Craft a beeswax candle
- Get ready for Christmas Eve by giving those hardworking reindeer a midnight snack of magic reindeer food that kids can help make.
Fun Around Kingwood and Humble
Jesse Jones Park: Celebrate Christmas for the Critters or a bird count at Jesse Jones park.
Visit Santa at Deerbrook Mall or On the Park.
Storytimes at Barnes & Noble Deerbrook, Kingwood or Atascocita libraries.
Open Play at Kids in Action or Jumpin' Joey's. Gameforce in Town Center is perfect for older kids.
Go bowling, roller skating, play indoor miniature golf or paint a ceramic.
Check out the event calendar on the Kingwood Connection for a full listing of activities around town.
Fun Around Houston
Even though there are a plethora of activities in the Kingwood/Humble/Atascocita area, sometimes it is fun to go a little further afield and explore the Houston area.
Celebrations Yuletide 2008 at Bayou Bend : Take a tour of Bayou Bend decorated for the holidays, or take the kids to the Victorian Ornament workshop.
Trader's Village Holiday Market: Visit the open air holiday market through December 21st for those last minute Christmas gifts.
Donohoe Jeweler's Winter Wonderland: Located along The Woodland's Waterway, stroll through a lighted storybook fantasyland surrounding the ice rink. Open from dusk to to 11 pm, the Winter Wonderland is open until January 5th. Free admission.
Children's Museum of Houston: Visit the Children's Museum and learn about Christmas around the world in the Seasons of Sharing exhibit.