Don't you love the anticipation of Christmas? Advent is a preparatory season leading up to this celebrated day. It has significance because it is a season of looking forward and waiting for something greater; both for the annual celebration of the event of Christ's birth, and for the time when Christ will come again. This advent calendar
is a great way to bring meaning into your holiday season in the midst of the hustle and bustle. Many of these activities are great with family and friends. We'll be uploading some pics/videos
of us doing some seriously silly things, so look out for some more inspiration! Highlights of Activities: • Decorate gingerbread men to look like members of your family • Make a snow globe for a place you would love to visit one day. • Wrap your gifts with recycled goods and found objects. Go here to download our FREE Advent Calendar here
• scissors • glue • glue gun or strong adhesive • foam board 19” x 30” • paper • 25 — 1.75” mini-wooden clothespins • fabric to cover board (optional) DIRECTIONS:
1.} Set your printer to “no bleeds” and print all pages (if you don't have this function, print it at 80% so that text doesn't get cut off) 2.} CUT on the SOLID lines and FOLD on the DOTTED LINES 3.} Glue the two sides of the cards together 4.} Optional: glue fabric to cover foam board 5.} Hot glue the clothes pins (see diagram) leaving approximately 2.5” between the bottom of the first clothes pin to the top of the next row and 2.5” between each clothespin 6.} Pin the cards starting with 2.5’ at the top. 7.} Starting Dec. 1st flip the card labelled ‘1 ’ over and do an activity! Follow each card subsequently. Enjoy! *EXTRAS* GIFT TAGS (on the last page) : Cut out gift tags and punch a hole using 1/16” hole punch. String with twine and tie to a gift.
http://youtu.be/9CWfXkGja-I Also follow TWINKLE on her ADVENTures here
on our YouTube channel for some fun! QUICK CONTEST: Comment with links to your pics of your activities! We will have a little surprise for the BEST photo!
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