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Celebrate Christmas Card Day December 9th
This is the day to get all those Christmas cards sent off into the world to spread good cheer! You may need to host an activity prior to this to make sure each resident has Christmas cards to send or help them get their cards ordered or purchased. Spend December 9th helping residents fill out, address and mail off their cards. Play Christmas carols, serve a warm festive beverage and Christmas treats, and make a day of it!
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Celebrate National Chocolate Covered Anything Day December 16th
Time to load up your cart with the good stuff! Everyone loves chocolate, so why not have a little fun with it? On National Chocolate Covered Anything Day, you can create a cart with many food items dipped in chocolate. This works perfectly for food items that you may already have on hand. Below is list of possibilities. Pick what makes the most sense for you, your residents, your budget and your setup. Be sure you serve some milk on the side!
Chocolate Covered Possibilities:
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Nutter Butters
  • Oreos
  • Apple Wedges
  • Sweet Potato Chips
  • Strawberries
  • Banana Slice
  • Nuts
  • Churros
  • Pretzels
  • Popcorn
  • Candied Fruit
  • Waffles
Variations*: If you have adventurous residents, you may want to create a cart full of unusual chocolate covered food items from around the world. Check out the paraphrased article below for some wacky ideas.
20 Most Unusual Chocolate-Covered Foods From Around The World
By Joey Haverford Aug 09, 2018
Source: TheTravel.Com

20. Squid- Chocolate and salty seafood is a tough sell, but it sells just the same!
19. Worms- Served in quite a few places around the world.
18. Onions- Served in Philadelphia candy shops.
17. Slim Jims- This has a small following, mostly limited to Slim Jim aficionados.
16. Lemons- Cherries and strawberries are among the most popular chocolate covered foods int eh world. Lemon is considered one of the most bizarre fruits to dip.
15. Cheerios- One of the tastier options on the list.
14. Chickpeas- This chocolate covered healthy snack is fast becoming more and more popular around the world.
13. Seaweed- This is sold in Korea, but isn't very popular other places.
12. Mushrooms- Created by Justin Cournoyer, a Toronto chef.
11. Bacon- Chocolate covered bacon is one of the top unique food items offered.
10. Carrots- Carrots are on the sweeter side, making them a better fit than most other veggies.
9. Scorpions- Multiple places all over the world serves these as an unusual snack.
8. Edamame- This snack is growing in popularity among healthy eaters.
7. Pickles- Typically on a stick while dipped into chocolate and covered with sprinkles.
6. Potato Chips- Seems like a snack food match made in heaven.
5. Crickets- Believed to be a great source of protein more sustainable than beef or pork. Like scorpions, these are eaten around the world.
4. Broccoli- Broccoli is often being coated in things to make it tastier. Chocolate is one of the wildest ideas out there for it.
3. Cheetos- May not be a huge hit, but recipes are out there for the creative food types.
2. Jalapenos- A combination of a super spicy item and a super sweet item could lead to a horrible result. Proceed with cation.
1. Corn dogs- Likely invented at a carnival or fair.
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