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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Christmas Countdown & Activity List

Have you seen this adorable idea for a Christmas countdown over at Just Something I Made? SO cute! And she is even kind enough to share the printable labels.
Here's my version:

How perfect is this spool holder? My mom picked it up at a second hand store for me. Isn't she sweet?

Here's the list of Christmas activities I included on our countdown:
1- Make a Christmas craft
2- Decorate living room window with nativity window stickers
3- Prepare and mail a Christmas care package for soldiers
4- Get hot cocoa and go to a living nativity at a local church
5- Go to hometown family Christmas Celebrations
6- Watch a Christmas movie
7- Make a Christmas craft
8- Surprise other families with anonymous gifts on their doorsteps
9- Make a Christmas craft
10- Family Game Night!
11- Learn about Hanukkah & go to Hanukkah celebration with homeschool group
12- Make a gingerbread house
13- Decorate gift wrap & wrap gifts for siblings
14- Sing Christmas Carols
15- Bake bread & deliver it to the neighbors
16- Have a picnic dinner in front of the Christmas tree
17- Make Christmas gifts for grandparents
18- Make homemade Christmas cards
19- Bake cookies and deliver them to families from church
20- Drive around and look at Christmas lights
21- Take homemade Christmas cards to a nursing home
22- Make a Christmas craft
23- Go to grandparents house for Christmas celebrations
24- Watch a Christmas movie
25- Celebrate Jesus’ birthday with family

I hope that you're all able to take some time to make special family memories this holiday season!


Cathe Holden said...

How sweet is that?! I LOVE your spool advent calendar and kudos to your mom on the fabulous find! Thank you so much for not only sharing my project but for actually making it (and making me look good in the meantime!) Super job!

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Tab said...

What a wonderful advent calendar! I absolutely LOVE the spool holder. We also do activities in our calendar and I loved reading yours!