Christmas Countdowns and Candy Canes
December 2, 2011
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We have been counting down the days ’til Christmas! Gabe has been using a cute snowman countdown each day after school, with pockets which have candies inside! Julia has been gluing cotton balls on Santa’s beard (a fun craft she made at Mother’s Morning Out). Then we open the flap on our nativity advent calendar and read a Bible verse together and talk about it. Yesterday, after our countdown activities, the kids hung candy canes on the tree. Aren’t they such sweeties?
I have also been reading other December daily Bible verses from a calendar included in the curriculum for the kindergarten Sunday school class I co-teach. The “Keeping Christ in Christmas” December calendar (by Lifeway Christian Resources), that came with my Sunday school teaching kit has a Christmas story verse for each day plus an idea for an activity do do with your child. Here’s the verse from today: