Winter Holidays

During the winter months, we celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year!

During the winter months, we celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year!

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Crack the Holiday Code with Smart Cat
Crack the Holiday Code with Smart Cat

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We asked Smart Cat to share his holiday favorites. Unscramble each of the words below by putting one letter in each box. Once you have all the words unscrambled, use the numbers below some of the...
12 Days of Kindness with Smart Cat
12 Days of Kindness with Smart Cat

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The holidays are about family, fun, and kindness! Smart Cat is challenging you to complete all these kind activities! After you do each activity, color the light in. If you do everything listed, light...
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 2
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 2

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There is talk of war in December, 1860. The southern states threaten to secede if Abraham Lincoln is elected President. Lincoln’s election results in the formation of the southern Confederate States...
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 1
Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 1

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Host Aunt Pearlie Sue has a story to tell: Christmas Eve of December 1860 also happens to be the eve of the American Civil War. The life of slavery weighs heavily on the hearts of those who work on...
What Does Your Family Like to Do?
What Does Your Family Like to Do?

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Many families have Holiday traditions. Use this worksheet to tell Smart Cat about all the holiday traditions you have with your family and/or friends!
Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness | Palmetto Scene
Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness | Palmetto Scene

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Rabbi Hesh Epstein of the Chabad of South Carolina explains Hanukkah and why this festival of lights is so important to the Jewish faith. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and...