2015 Year in Review for Teens [Free Printable]

2015 Year in Review for Teens - Education Possible

This time of year is always busy as we are  finishing up course work for the semester, attending holiday performances, participating in volunteer activities, and spending time with family and friends.  The to-do list seems to go on and on!

As we get ready to head into the new year it is important to take a few minute to reflect on the year past – to remember the good times we had, the new places we explored, and the lessons we learned.

This is the perfect time to update your teen’s homeschool academic records to reflect semester-end grades.  You can also encourage your teen to give some feedback on the courses they have completed and update progress on their Back to Homeschool Goals.

Something we have been doing for the past several years is giving our teens a chance to reflects on their memories and experiences from the past year.

2015 Year in Review FREE Printable - Education Possible

My son likes to write down a few of those special memories so we created a “year in review” document he could use to capture his memories and save them so he would have something to look back on when he was older.

Here is our 2015 Year in Review for Teens FREE Printable.  We hope this easy to use document helps your family remember some of the special events and accomplishments from the past year and begin to set goals for the new year ahead.

Happy New Year! 


5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World

The Christmas season is about giving, which makes it the perfect time to encourage your teen to think of others and give back. To make a meaningful difference.

5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World The Christmas season is about giving, which makes it the perfect time to encourage your teen to think of others and give back. To make a meaningful difference. Now that our kids are older, there are more opportunities for them to volunteer and support a cause they believe in. It’s our job to help them find a place that will accept them (based on the hours they can be there and their age) that matches their passion.

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Now that our kids are older, there are more opportunities for them to donate their time to support a cause they believe in. In fact, most teens that I know, can’t wait to volunteer. It’s our job to help them find a place that will accept them (based on the hours they can be there and their age) that matches their passion.

Even if they’re still not old enough to volunteer in person, there are still many ways that kids can support a cause. One way is for them to donate money. If your child is used to holding back a portion of any money they receive (from a job, birthday, a business they own, chores/commissions/allowance, etc.) to give to charity, encourage them to use it to directly support something they feel strongly about.

Many teens enjoy giving specifically to a cause, knowing what project they’re supporting.

For example, both of my girls consistently put aside 10% of any money they earn or receive. Abigail has been saving hers and this Christmas she will have enough to send a girl to school for a year. Marianna is using hers to purchase cat and dog food to donate to our church’s food pantry.

Often, charities need more than money and your time. Find out if the organization your teen wants to support has any additional requests. A place near us that supports families living in hotels ran a crock pot drive one year, so the families would have a way to cook. Throughout the year, our family donates toys, school supplies, and toiletries to various organizations.

Teens Giving Back

Here are some ideas to get you and your kids brainstorming causes to support and ways to help them. This is by no means an exhaustive list, just a way to get the thought process started.

 

Teens Helping Animals. 5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World The Christmas season is about giving, which makes it the perfect time to encourage your teen to think of others and give back. To make a meaningful difference. Now that our kids are older, there are more opportunities for them to volunteer and support a cause they believe in. It’s our job to help them find a place that will accept them (based on the hours they can be there and their age) that matches their passion.

Helping Animals

  • Consider supporting ASPCA or your local no-kill shelter.
  • Collect food, toys, blankets, and towels to donate. Just like all charities, those supporting animals are stretched thin. You can really help them out (and the animals too), by donating items the animals can use and would enjoy.
  • Start a campaign encouraging owners to spay/neuter their pets.

 

Teens Helping Children Overseas. 5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World The Christmas season is about giving, which makes it the perfect time to encourage your teen to think of others and give back. To make a meaningful difference. Now that our kids are older, there are more opportunities for them to volunteer and support a cause they believe in. It’s our job to help them find a place that will accept them (based on the hours they can be there and their age) that matches their passion.

Helping Children Overseas

  • World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization that has been around for 60 years. They work in 100 countries, supporting children and families. This is one of the organizations where you can “adopt” a child to support over the years. You can also help by shopping from their gift catalog and send a child to school, help a woman start a business or purchase handcrafted gifts.
  • Heifer International has been supporting families across the world for 70 years. The most popular way to support them is to purchase farm animals through their gift catalog to send to needy families overseas. Who knew the gift of chickens could change a family’s life?! Although many people donate around the holidays, you can send the gift of animals any time throughout the year.
  • Sponsor a Well. Access to clean water is not a reality for many families. Dirty water contributes to sickness and even death. When organizations are able to provide a village with clean water and sanitation education, they can make a radical impact for those living there for generations to come.

 

Teens Helping the Environment. 5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World helping the environment 5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World The Christmas season is about giving, which makes it the perfect time to encourage your teen to think of others and give back. To make a meaningful difference. Now that our kids are older, there are more opportunities for them to volunteer and support a cause they believe in. It’s our job to help them find a place that will accept them (based on the hours they can be there and their age) that matches their passion.

Helping the Environment

  • Plant a tree.
  • Help clean up a local waterway. If you’re near a coast, take part in a beach clean-up.
  • Pick up trash in your neighborhood.

 

5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World helping the poor and homeless. 5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World The Christmas season is about giving, which makes it the perfect time to encourage your teen to think of others and give back. To make a meaningful difference. Now that our kids are older, there are more opportunities for them to volunteer and support a cause they believe in. It’s our job to help them find a place that will accept them (based on the hours they can be there and their age) that matches their passion.

Helping the Poor and Homeless

  • Sign up as a family to ring bells for the Salvation Army. My husband and I did this years ago with some friends and had fun.
  • Volunteer in a food bank or soup kitchen. Does your home church, synagogue, mosque, etc. directly support the homeless or poor? If so, that’s a great place to help. The girls and I spend our time in our church’s food bank by filling the bags when people come in and taking them out to their car. Also, see if your neighborhood has a family shelter that provides meals. In our area, if you want to volunteer with kids, it’s easier (and less intimidating) to make and serve a meal at the women and children’s shelter than the one for the men.
  • Kids love toys, so encourage yours to purchase one to donate to Toys for Tots.

 

5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World helping their neighbors. 5 Ways Teens Can Make a Difference in the World The Christmas season is about giving, which makes it the perfect time to encourage your teen to think of others and give back. To make a meaningful difference. Now that our kids are older, there are more opportunities for them to volunteer and support a cause they believe in. It’s our job to help them find a place that will accept them (based on the hours they can be there and their age) that matches their passion.

 Helping your Neighbors

  • Babysit for free to help out a young couple.
  • Take a meal to an elderly neighbor.
  • Rake leaves or shovel snow for someone.

Giving back isn’t just for Christmas. Help your teen find a passion so they can start looking for ways to give back all year long.

What is your teen’s favorite way to give to others?

We hope you have enjoyed this week as much as we have. It’s been a blast to create all of these awesome projects that we’ve been sharing.

We would love to know what you and your teen are up to this holiday season. Share your photos and tag us on Instagram or share your ideas in our Facebook group.

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5 Holiday Foods from Around the World Your Teens Will Enjoy

During the month of December we like to take a break from our typical homeschool routines to focus on celebrating the holidays.

One of our favorite traditions is to expand our Geography lessons to include learning about holiday customs and activities around the world. We use crafts, field trips, and of course FOOD to bring our learning to life!

We have tried many different dishes from around the world and today we would like to share a few of our favorites.  Here are 5 holiday foods from around the world your teens can make to explore and enjoy the season.

Holiday Foods from Around the World - Education Possible One of our favorite traditions is to expand our Geography lessons to include learning about holiday customs and activities around the world. We use crafts, field trips, and of course FOOD to bring our learning to life! Inspire your teen to travel without leaving home. You might find some gifts you can make and give to friends and family this season.

1 – Germany – Gingerbread

Though our studies of German holiday traditions we have learned about Christmas Markets, the Nutcracker, and gingerbread.

Gingerbread recipes Holiday Foods from Around the World - Education Possible One of our favorite traditions is to expand our Geography lessons to include learning about holiday customs and activities around the world. We use crafts, field trips, and of course FOOD to bring our learning to life! Inspire your teen to travel without leaving home. You might find some gifts you can make and give to friends and family this season.

The origins of German gingerbread cookies, or Lebkuchen, date back to the Franconian monasteries in the 1300’s.  In the early days these tasty cookies were available only in the German cities of Nurnberg, Ulm, Cologne and Munich.

Although the basic ingredients of honey, flour, sugar, eggs, spices, and nuts are common to all Lebkuchen recipes, each region created a slightly different version of the cookie based on the ingredients readily available in the area.

Each year we make gingerbread cookies using cookie cutters, but our favorite creations are usually gingerbread houses.  The photo above is our first gingerbread house of this holiday season, we made it on our recent Disney Cruise.

Your teens can try several different gingerbread recipes to compare tastes and find their favorite – find German Lebkuchen recipes here.

2 – Italy – Pizzell Cookies

Megan grew up with a tasty family tradition – they made pizzelle cookie every year during the Christmas season.  She has enjoyed continuing this tradition with her own girls.

Pizzelle Cookie Recipe for Teens  Holiday Foods from Around the World - Education Possible One of our favorite traditions is to expand our Geography lessons to include learning about holiday customs and activities around the world. We use crafts, field trips, and of course FOOD to bring our learning to life! Inspire your teen to travel without leaving home. You might find some gifts you can make and give to friends and family this season.

Pizzelles are flat Italian cookies that resemble a waffle.  They are slightly sweet and usually have the flavor of anise.

Originating from mid-Italy, they are the oldest known cookie. Pizzelles can be served crisp or left soft like a waffle to be rolled and stuffed with creme or berries.

You make them by placing dough into a special iron. Centuries ago, families would have the blacksmith make them an iron, containing the family crest or a personalized pattern that would transfer on to the cookie. They would place the iron into the fire to cook the cookies.

You can find a family friendly pizzelle recipe here and maybe start a new tradition with your family!

3 – Japan – Mochi

A traditional Japanese New Year’s food Megan’s family was recently introduced to is mochi, a rice cake made from sticky rice that’s been pounded into a paste and molded into shapes.

Mochi from Japan  Holiday Foods from Around the World - Education Possible One of our favorite traditions is to expand our Geography lessons to include learning about holiday customs and activities around the world. We use crafts, field trips, and of course FOOD to bring our learning to life! Inspire your teen to travel without leaving home. You might find some gifts you can make and give to friends and family this season.

In Japan, the most celebrated holiday, Oshogatsu, or New Year, is observed during the first three days of January. It’s a time of prayer, special meals, and family.

Dishes to be eaten during the first three days of January are called, osechi-ryori.

The food is prepared ahead and stored in a nest of boxes, so no one will have to spend their time cooking during the holiday. The containers are full of traditional foods such as boiled seaweed and fish cakes. Every dish that is eaten is believed to bring about specific benefits, like prosperity and long life.

Mochi is often prepared during this holiday season.   It can be made to be sweet or savory and is often shaped into balls, stuffed with a bean paste filling.

Your teens can explore this Japanese tradition with the sweet mochi recipe found here.

4 –  Mexico – Three Kings Bread

January 6th is an important day during the holiday season in Mexico.  This day is knows as El Dia de los Reyes or the day of The Three Kings. Families gather on this day to celebrate the the Three Wise Men who brought gifts to the baby Jesus. Their celebrations often include sharing Three Kings Bread.

Mexican Traditional Three Kings Bread Holiday Foods from Around the World - Education Possible One of our favorite traditions is to expand our Geography lessons to include learning about holiday customs and activities around the world. We use crafts, field trips, and of course FOOD to bring our learning to life! Inspire your teen to travel without leaving home. You might find some gifts you can make and give to friends and family this season.

Known as Rosca de Reyes or Three Kings Bread this holiday dessert includes a great deal of symbolism.

The bread is round in share to signify a king’s crown.  This unique bread also includes a very special surprise. Baked inside is a small plastic doll which represents the baby Jesus.  Whoever finds the doll in their slice of cake has to cook for the family on Dia de la Candelaria (Candlemas Day) which occurs  on February 2nd.

Your family can learn more about the history of Rosca de Reyes and find a wonderful recipe here.

5 – New Zealand – Pavlova

In New Zealand, Christmas day is normally a time for family gatherings with everyone making food to share. A favorite dessert for many families is Pavlova!

Pavlova  Holiday Foods from Around the World - Education Possible One of our favorite traditions is to expand our Geography lessons to include learning about holiday customs and activities around the world. We use crafts, field trips, and of course FOOD to bring our learning to life! Inspire your teen to travel without leaving home. You might find some gifts you can make and give to friends and family this season.

Pavlova is a light and festive dessert popular in New Zealand, especially during the holiday season.  

Pavlova is a tasty meringue dessert topped with cream and berries.  We are very happy to have a family friendly Pavlova recipe available here on our site, with photos, from our homeschool friend Leigh from New Zealand. 

Wherever your culinary travels take you this holiday season we hope your family has fun exploring interesting holiday foods from around the world and the traditions behind these special dishes!

 

Join us all week as we share some of our favorite fun and simple Christmas ideas for families with teens.

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5 Easy Holiday Desserts Your Teen Will Want to Make (and Eat!)

The holiday season is fast approaching!  Your family’s schedule is filling up fast with extra activities and it probably feels like there isn’t enough time in each day to get everything done.

If you need to make a dessert to take to a family gathering or get-together with friends, why not delegate the task to your teen. The holidays are the perfect time to get your teens in the kitchen and let them put their creativity to work!

5 Easy Holiday Desserts for Teens to Make (and EAT!) - Education Possible If you need to make a dessert to take to a family gathering or get-together with friends, why not delegate the task to your teen. The holidays are the perfect time to get your teens in the kitchen and let them put their creativity to work! Easy recipe idea and perfect for holiday gifts that your older kids can create and give to their friends.

Over the past few years we have been encouraging our teens to get more involved in making family meals and learning to cook.  The holidays are a special time for kids to get busy in the kitchen.  They can learn to make recipes that have been handed down through generations and they can also use their creativity to make fun and easy holiday desserts the entire family will enjoy.

Here are 5 of my teens’ favorite easy holiday desserts to make and EAT!

1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

This recipe has been one of my kids’ favorites for years.  It’s so nice that they can make it for our family parties now!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars - Education Possible 5 Easy Holiday Desserts for Teens to Make (and EAT!) - Education Possible If you need to make a dessert to take to a family gathering or get-together with friends, why not delegate the task to your teen. The holidays are the perfect time to get your teens in the kitchen and let them put their creativity to work! Easy recipe idea and perfect for holiday gifts that your older kids can create and give to their friends.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 – 14 oz. can condensed milk
  • 1 – 12 oz. package chocolate chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter chips
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp. shortening

Heat oven to 325 degrees.  Melt butter in 13×9 dish. Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs in dish over melted butter. Pour milk over crumbs. Top with package of chips and peanut butter chips, then press chips into milk.

Bake 25-30 minutes

After cooled, melt 3/4 cup chips and shortening in a separate bowl, then drizzle over top.

2. Peppermint Bark

We LOVE any type of peppermint candy in our house!  This one is super simple to make and is pretty to give as a gift.

Peppermint Bark - Education Possible 5 Easy Holiday Desserts for Teens to Make (and EAT!) - Education Possible If you need to make a dessert to take to a family gathering or get-together with friends, why not delegate the task to your teen. The holidays are the perfect time to get your teens in the kitchen and let them put their creativity to work! Easy recipe idea and perfect for holiday gifts that your older kids can create and give to their friends.

Ingredients:

  • 1 – 12 oz. package white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup candy canes, crushed

Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Place white chocolate chips in a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds.  Remove the bowl and stir the chips with a spatula. Place the bowl back in the microwave and continue to microwave in 30-second intervals/then stir, until chips are melted.

Pour melted chocolate on the parchment paper and smooth with the spatula. Sprinkle the crushed peppermint candies on top of the chocolate.

Let the bark harden for at least an hour at room temperature.  Break into pieces and serve.

3. Gingersnap Dip

This is a great dessert to take to parties.  It is easy to make and fun to eat.

Gingersnap Dip - Education Possible 5 Easy Holiday Desserts for Teens to Make (and EAT!) - Education Possible If you need to make a dessert to take to a family gathering or get-together with friends, why not delegate the task to your teen. The holidays are the perfect time to get your teens in the kitchen and let them put their creativity to work! Easy recipe idea and perfect for holiday gifts that your older kids can create and give to their friends.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Gingersnaps

In small mixing bowl gently beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and pumpkin pie spice.

Beat in whipped topping until blended.

Refrigerate until serving.

Serve with gingersnaps.

4. Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Cup

My kids have a blast making these cookies!  This would be a fun baking activity when you have a group of kids over for a holiday get-together.  Everyone could make their own and your house will smell delicious.

Cookie in a Cup - Education Possible 5 Easy Holiday Desserts for Teens to Make (and EAT!) - Education Possible If you need to make a dessert to take to a family gathering or get-together with friends, why not delegate the task to your teen. The holidays are the perfect time to get your teens in the kitchen and let them put their creativity to work! Easy recipe idea and perfect for holiday gifts that your older kids can create and give to their friends.

I shared all of the details for making these creative cookies recently at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers – – you can find the ingredient list and step-by-step instructions for How to Make a Cookie in a Cup.  Enjoy!

5. Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Kids can really use their creativity with this dessert!  Use different flavors of chocolate and a variety of candy toppings for one-of-a-kind creations.

Chocolate Covered Pretzels - Education Possible 5 Easy Holiday Desserts for Teens to Make (and EAT!) - Education Possible If you need to make a dessert to take to a family gathering or get-together with friends, why not delegate the task to your teen. The holidays are the perfect time to get your teens in the kitchen and let them put their creativity to work! Easy recipe idea and perfect for holiday gifts that your older kids can create and give to their friends.

Ingredients:

  • Bag of Pretzel Rods
  • Chocolate chips (milk, dark, or white chocolate)
  • Candy and decorations – M&Ms, sprinkles, crushed peppermint, etc.

Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Place chocolate chips in a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds.  Remove the bowl and stir the chips with a spatula. Place the bowl back in the microwave and continue to microwave in 30-second intervals/then stir, until chips are melted.

Dip pretzel rod into melted chocolate.

Place dipped pretzel on parchment paper and decorate with candy decorations.

Let sit at room temperature until hardened.

What is your teen’s favorite holiday dessert to make? 

Join us all week as we share some of our favorite fun and simple Christmas ideas for families with teens.

5 Days of Teen Approved Fun and Simple Christmas Ideas Join us as we share some of our favorite fun and simple Christmas ideas for families with teens. Lots of ideas for gifts. 5 Simple and Affordable Christmas Crafts for Teens to Make 5 Delicious Holiday Desserts Your Teen Will Want to Make (and Eat!) 5 Homemade Christmas Ornaments Teens will want to Make 5 Holiday Foods from Around the World 5 Ways your Family can Give Back this Christmas

 

Etiquette is an Important Life Skill to Focus on for Teens

Etiquette is an Important Life Skill to Focus on for Teens  We've been teaching our kids manners since they were little, but we're not done yet. Learning etiquette is a life-long endeavor. There are many topics and situations teens need to learn about and figure out how to navigate. Discover what etiquette skills your middle school and high school students should be working on. Remember, manners never go out of style.

At its core, etiquette is making those around you feel comfortable.

As parents, we’ve been teaching our kids manners since they were very young.

Remember working on these?

  • saying please and thank you
  • basic table manners
  • looking at people when they’re talking to you
  • not interrupting
  • and so many more.

Whew. Luckily, we’re done now, right?

Nope. Not by a long shot. The topics have just changed.

Why we Must Teach our Older Kids Etiquette Skills

As I said before, etiquette is about making others feel comfortable. Knowing that, it’s easy to see that it’s a life-long endeavor. Good manners are important for all ages.

When my children started middle school, I made the decision to be more purposeful in teaching them life skills, including etiquette. In fact, Susan and I regularly get our kids together so they can work on these lessons.

Don’t assume that because kids are older, they’ll automatically know how to handle various situations. Manners are skills that need to learned, regardless of a person’s age.

Considering the topic of etiquette is so vast, how do you know what to work on?

 

Etiquette is an Important Life Skill to Focus on for Teens  We've been teaching our kids manners since they were little, but we're not done yet. Learning etiquette is a life-long endeavor. There are many topics and situations teens need to learn about and figure out how to navigate. Discover what etiquette skills your middle school and high school students should be working on. Remember, manners never go out of style.

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What Manners do Teens Need to Know?

My suggestion is to take some time and think about what kind of adults you want your kids to become. What scenarios do you think they will encounter? What are their communication strengths and weaknesses?

Then, make a list of topics that support all of that, set a plan and work through it.

The truth of the matter is that it’s really up to you to decide what etiquette skills you want to work on with your kids. What may be important to me, may not really matter to you. Your kids may have no trouble walking into a room and starting conversations, but I know that my youngest struggles with this, so it’s definitely on my list.

Here are some suggested topics to cover with your teen.

  • cell phone etiquette
  • social media
  • how to handle yourself in an interview
  • conversing with others – small talk
  • entering and leaving conversations
  • advanced table manners
  • expectations in dating
  • what is gossip
  • bullying
  • etc.

Now that you know what specific points you want to cover, what should you include in each lesson?

A go-to resource of mine is the Etiquette Factory. Etiquette Intermediate is the second book in their 3 Phase Learning Program and it’s perfect for middle school students. Lately, we’ve been adding in some lessons from their third book, Etiquette Masters as we work on more complex skills.

Etiquette is an Important Life Skill to Focus on for Teens  We've been teaching our kids manners since they were little, but we're not done yet. Learning etiquette is a life-long endeavor. There are many topics and situations teens need to learn about and figure out how to navigate. Discover what etiquette skills your middle school and high school students should be working on. Remember, manners never go out of style.

Remember when I said that I teach a group of kids etiquette? Usually, I will choose a topic from one of these books and then add some hands-on activities if they’re not already included.

So where do I find these extra activities? Pinterest. I’m always updating our life skills board with cool things for teens.

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My #1 Tip for Teaching Etiquette to Older Kids

Make it interactive and relevant.

I’ve learned from experience that if you just sit and talk to teens about this stuff, they’ll get bored and check out. Definitely not fun for anyone.

To avoid the glazed eye syndrome, I started using real life scenarios and interactive lessons. Now not only are they engaged, they actually look forward to our “etiquette classes.”

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When you give them applicable situations (instead of random conditions), they will grasp the lesson in a whole new way. That means role playing or working through an activity that they will most likely encounter in real life. Then when they find themselves in that particular circumstance, a light will go off, and they’ll know what to do.

They’ll be more comfortable.

Etiquette is an Important Life Skill to Focus on for Teens  We've been teaching our kids manners since they were little, but we're not done yet. Learning etiquette is a life-long endeavor. There are many topics and situations teens need to learn about and figure out how to navigate. Discover what etiquette skills your middle school and high school students should be working on. Remember, manners never go out of style.

Hopefully, you’ve seen that good manners are important for all ages, making it a very important subject to add to your teen’s homeschool schedule.

What etiquette lessons have you been working on in your house?

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