On New Year’s Day get your kids together and have them make New Year Predictions. It can be fun to get them out next year on New Year’s Day and see how very right . . . or wrong . . . you were.
You can also do this anytime during the first part of January. It gets them writing, if even only just a little, but mostly it’s fun.
Every year our extended family makes predictions for the coming year about all sorts of things. Grandpa, Grandma, and all the aunts, uncles, and cousins write down our New Year’s predictions. We predict everything from political outcomes and sporting events to which family will buy a pet and where Aunt Lucy will travel to this year. We make up a list of everyone’s predictions and then see who got the most things right once the year has passed. It’s fun to make the predictions, but the REAL fun is when you’re reading them out and seeing who was right.
We provided a New Year Predictions worksheet for your kids to fill out. Use it or make up your own questions. The worksheet helps kids to have some sort of starting place. Click on the image to go to the printable.
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