F. Day 3 Holiday craft with Fancy! Drink Apple cider, share with Sadie- talk about the "good news" what's the good news about Christmas and what does sharing mean? mem. verse: Luke 2:10 "But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people."
St. Day 4 Make Holiday treat with Granny and put together the manger at her house, teach Sadie the story! mem. verse: Luke 2:12 "This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."
Sn. Day 5 Take family pics for Christmas Card! Make something special to go inside, what is the dove-explain the Holy Spirit as best I can to a 3 yr old :)
M. Day 6 Drink Hot Choc. and watch holiday movies and cuddle on the couch!
Verse for the day: Ps. 118:24 "This is the day the lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it"
T. Day 7 Make Christmas Tag stars and talk about the Star Of Bethlehem (kehnley: "bet-love-ham")
W. Day 8 Finger Puppet Choir and get instruments and be a holiday marching band! (shes only going to want to sing jingle bells)
Th.Day 9 Shrinky Dink Ornaments for family night! Christmas meal- only red and green things to eat!
F. Day 10 Make Rudolf Cup Cakes and watch Rudolf, talk about what special gifts God gave YOU!!
St. Day 11 Ice Skating with the Fam. at Discovery Green
Sn. Day 12 Make our own wrapping paper with found objects from MJP park for an angel tree family who needs presents under their tree
M. Day 13Make Crystal Ornaments and other fun crafty ornaments (mittens, wreaths, candy canes, folk art trees) for Friends and pray for SNOW!
T. Day 14 Watch Frosty make an extra snowman for Sadie on tree skirt and a winter wardrobe fashion show! (with this book to color and practice counting)
W. Day 15 Get some gifts that we don't need or use anymore to give to some kids in need! Write a letter to Santa and gather things for him to give to ppl who don't have a home this year like blankets, boots, books etc. & Take some to a Local Donation Center! eat only red and green since we forgot to the other night! mem verse: 'They give generously to those in need." Ps. 112:9
Th. Day 16 Holiday Baking day at Granny's!!
F. Day 17 Put up a tent and read Room for a Little one to all our stuffed animals by flashlight
St. Day 18 Holiday Scavenger hunt!! (finding symbols of Christmas all over the house and what they mean!) Draw things we found on our chalk wall!! Color pages printables!!
Sn. Day 19 Bake Holiday Bread for those that we are giving baked goods to for Christmas and learn the Lord's prayer (Kehnley)
M. Day 20 Pack for a journey as if you were Mary and Joseph going on the journey to Bethlahem or the shephards or Wisemen! (whilst mommy and daddy pack for our journey to Bama!!) Mem Verse: "When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let's go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about." Luke 2:15
T. Day 21 Road trip to Bama, color and build your own snowman, thank God for all the different seasons!
W. Day 22 Go look at light at Bellingrath gardens lights at night with the Family
Th. Day 23 Gather items that Santa will need to give to people in need on Christmas even and bake him cookies!
F. Day 24 Make Birthday Cake for Jesus and think of a nice thing you could do for someone else as a gift to Him (that's what He likes for His birthday after all :-D ) *
St. Day 25 See who can find the crown in the tree and give it to Jesus for His birthday! Sing Happy Birthday to Jesus and celebrate with a cake and special breakfast! mem verse: Acts 17:7 "there is another king, one called Jesus"
* Make a gift for Jesus. Wrap an empty box, and put a slit in the top. Whenever anyone does anything nice for someone else, they can write it on a slip of paper, and put it into the box for Jesus. These can be shared on Christmas Day.