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Bring the magic of the holidays to your K-2 classroom with the Winter Holidays Activity Packet. Based on the children’s book A Special Visitor Comes to Possum Ridge by Elizabeth Coleman, the activities focus on the elements of a story and basic reading, writing, math, and map reading skills, as well as the history and crafts of Mississippians celebrated during the winter holiday season.

A Special Visitor Comes to Possum Ridge

Enclosed in the Winter Holidays Activity Packet are the following:

  • A Special Visitor Comes to Possum Ridge book
  • A Special Visitor Comes to Possum Ridge DVD
  • CD with all worksheets, activities, and power point with book text and illustrations
  • Teacher and student surveys
  • Addressed return envelope

Activity Packet Competencies Chart (PDF)

To learn more about the Winter Holidays Activity Packet lending policies and procedures or to book a packet, please contact:

Outreach Programs Coordinator
Museum Division, MDAH
P.O. Box 571
Jackson, MS 39205-0571
Phone: 601-576-6997
outreachprograms@mdah.ms.gov