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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Countdown to Christmas

We have begun or countdown to Christmas. Since Aidan was very young, we have celebrated this season of reverence and the anticipation of celebrating Jesus' birth. It is a perfect opportunity for us, including my children, to remember what is truly important in life and that there is a Truth.

We use an Advent calandar like this one from Germany. Each day the boys open a flap and we talk about the picture inside. Then they receive a surprise, which includes gifts (beanbags, stickers, etc), and fun crafts (dying playsilks, making a gingerbread house, decorating the winter nature table, etc.)

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