popsicle stick christmas tree ornaments You could also do a Star of David type thing for your Jewish students. With either you can put the child's picture in the middle. So cute!
"Elf on the Shelf" alternative - the "Wandering Wisemen." Move the Wisemen around the house as they search for Jesus. The kids have fun finding them all over the house. They Wisemen can face obstacles, maybe stop for food and drinks etc until Christmas morning when they arrive at the Nativity. (This idea is actually kind of cute!)
Christian "Elf on the Shelf" alternative - the "Wandering Wisemen." Move the Wisemen around the house as they search for Jesus. The kids have fun finding them all over the house. They Wisemen can face obstacles, maybe stop for food and drinks etc until Christmas morning when they arrive at the Nativity.
Kindness Elves: An Alternative Elf on the Shelf Tradition - The Imagination Tree
Peppermint Christmas Candies
The White Envelope ***i want to do this for my husband**** maybe even for other days than Christmas*** he would enjoy this more than just some item i picked up for him too. ;) wonderful story, thanks
Happy Birthday Jesus Advent activity. Add a "candle" (popsicle stick) to the "birthday cake" each day and each "candle" has a different verse and activity on it...doing this next year!!! :)
"Experiences" rather than "things" in the 24 days of christmas.
Holiday Hot Chocolate & Coffee Bar - perfect for a holiday party!
100 Christmas Holiday Cookie Recipes!!!! WOW--This is THE most comprehensive collection of innovative cookie recipes I've ever seen!!! Even sweet-savory cookies (chocolate chip, pretzel, and potato chip cookies--WHAT?!!!?) Think I'm gonna have to try the Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies and Orange-glazed Rosemary-Cranberry cookies!
100 Christmas Holiday Cookie Recipes!
"This is to remind you When I have grown so tall, That once I was quite little And my hands were very small.” Homemade Christmas ornament.
12 Days of Christmas gifts for hubby.
Read the Christmas Story at Christmas dinner--each place card has part of the story.
Christmas Coal, made from rice krispies... even includes a cute poem!
use the end of a toilet paper roll to create trees, children use their fingers for the lights.
10 Things to Do with Kids on New Year’s Eve
christmas tree decorating. a lot easier than gingerbread houses!!
Candy Cane Dust - put candy canes in food processor and pulverize - Add to your hot cocoa - Add to your coffee - Add to icing - Sprinkle on cakes and cookies - Add to cake or cookie batter - Dip chocolate pretzels in it - Sprinkle on ice cream or yogurt