World Storytelling Day is celebrated on the spring equinox and during the following week. Storytelling has played an integral role in passing on cultural knowledge, beliefs, and traditions from one generation to the next. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate World Storytelling Day, consider one of these activities.
Monday, February 17th is a federal holiday established in 1885 to celebrate the birth of first U.S. president George Washington. Nowadays, we typically celebrate ALL presidents on this civic holiday, but you can observe it however you wish with these fun activities!
For many Jewish families, Hanukkah is synonymous with home-cooking. Food is a language of love, so it makes perfect sense to share your love of culture, cooking, and family with your children. Here are some of our favorite recipes for a Hanukkah feast that are easy for kids to share in the making!
Learning about other traditions around the world is an interesting lesson in history, religion, and culture, but also an important opportunity to celebrate diversity. Here are 10 December holidays to introduce to your child to provoke discussion and reflection of the winter season.
As parents worry how to keep the kids occupied over the Thanksgiving break, Shine steps in to fill the void! And with Thanksgiving falling so late this year, Christmas will soon be upon us. Here are a few events happening in Long Island and around the East End this month to get you into the spirit of the holidays.