And it is important we help stimulate their minds during the holidays because as teachers we have to motivate them to turn off the TV and explore the world around them. Let’s face it, many of our students will spend a lot of time laying dormant and watching TV.
http://englishstorytime.pbworks.com My wiki with optional tasks set-up for English language learners in Germany
I found many games for kids by theme and age at http://kindersite.org
For teens and adults, you can play http://urgentevoke.com
http://Lodelaingli.posterous.com An excellent student blog by teens in Spain, Teacher Guido
Get comments for your students by sharing it with http://Comments4kids.blogspot.com
Free Scvgr App foriPhone/Android
Plan a google hangout with up to 10 videos and a chat box. You can have them show the gifts they received or show different recipes, wear holiday sweathers, and plan a virtual holiday party!
You can play games together on Google Plus or even in Yahoo. You have lots of word games like Scrabble to play together.
If the students have access to great computers then try hosting a virtual field trip on Second Life