Friday, November 30, 2012

Our Advent Calendar

It's finished!  We've set out our plans for the next month's activities as we anticipate the coming of Christ!  Are you celebrating advent?  Are you interested in it?  Here are our family activities:

  1. Christmas on the Farm
  2. Decorate Christmas Tree (Sunday #1)
  3. Make Paper Chains
  4. Set up Nativity
  5. Drive around and look at Christmas Lights
  6. Santa Clause Day, decorate and hang stockings
  7. Make Christmas Ornaments, Open Stocking gifts
  8. Make Christmas Cookies
  9. Give Cookies to a friend (Sunday #2)
  10. Read a Christmas book at bed time.
  11. Make a Play Dough Baby Jesus
  12. Hot Chocolate for dinner!
  13. Send Money to Heifer International
  14. Sleep Over with a friend
  15. Board Game Night
  16. Christmas Movie and Popcorn (Sunday #3)
  17. Play with Nativity Set
  18. Decorate Wrapping Paper
  19. Rootbeer Floats
  20. Sing Christmas Songs Together
  21. Make a Present for a Friend
  22. Hike or Sled (weather depending)
  23. Christmas Treasure Hunt (Sunday #4)
  24. Christmas Eve Service, Light Christ Candle, Bake a Birthday Cake
  25. Christmas Day, Open Presents
Thank you What's in the Bible for helping us prepare our family with the new Everyday Emmanuel book and many fantastic blogs that gave us ideas to fill in the blanks for our family!


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