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Our Advent Calendar

ImageLast year I put this Advent Calendar together to do with Michael. Each day we did activities and read Bible verses to help us enjoy time together as a family, focus on the true meaning of Christmas & make memories. I can’t wait to do it again this year, especially since Kate, our two year old, will be able to participate! Below is a list of the activities we are doing, along with verses we will be reading each day to learn something about our Savior.

T 1 – Nativity Preschool Pack

F 2 – Read the story of Jesus’ birth in the Jesus Storybook Bible

S 3 – Nativity Preschool Pack

S 4 – Take pictures in front of the tree; Read a Christmas Book

M 5 – Cut/Decorate Snowman

T 6 – Tell the story of Jesus’ birth using the Little People Nativity

W 7 – Santa Clause shapes activity

T 8 – Handprint canvases for hall & cards for teachers

F 9 – Make a prayer pale 

S 10 – Watch Polar Express & eat popcorn

S 11 – Santa Cottonball Craft ; Rd a Christmas book

M 12 – Go look at Christmas lights

T 13 – Make Christmas treats for teachers & listen to Christmas music

W 14 – Take pictures with Santa at Northpark Mall

T 15 – Make Christmas cards for Daddy

F 16 – Celebrate Christmas with family

S 17 – Sing Jingle Bells; pray for a Christmas card person; Rd a Christmas book

S 18 – Make a birthday cake for Jesus

M 19 – Christmas Tree & Ornaments

T 20 – Make molasses cookies w/ cookie cutters (freeze some to use on the 24th)

W 21 – Color Sheet

T 22 – Rd a Christmas book

F 23 – Listen to Christmas Music

S 24 – Decorate cookies for Santa

S 25 – Merry Christmas! Celebrate with family!

Verses about Jesus to read each day

Merry Christmas!

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