Clever Countdown: With its 24 openings, a mini-muffin pan makes a perfect base for a treat-filled Advent calendar. Because the numbered coverings are held on by magnets, you'll be able to bake with the pan again after Christmas.
Notes From The Elf - DIY Printable Note Cards
Elf On The Shelf: The arrival of your elf on December 1st brings a lot of excitement. While you and your family were asleep, your little elf has been busy traveling all through your home, placing clues to lead your children on a scavenger hunt. The clues lead to a few tiny gifts and your special elf for a warm welcome.
Clean your house in an hour: power cleaning checklist.
We may have to try this! Original pinner says: Each year our kids must choose ten old toys to put in their Santa bags. These must be toys in decent shape that other kids would actually want. We leave the bags under our tree on Christmas Eve. Santa takes the old toys back to the North Pole to fix them up he leaves new toys in the bag. Great way to de-clutter, recycle old toys, and teach the kids about giving. Hmm...
Start bedtime routine as usual, while one parent makes bags of popcorn and hot cocoa and places them in the car - dont forget to have Christmas music to play! When the kids climb into bed, they will find a ticket hidden. The kids are instructed to grab their slippers and head for the car. Upon entrance to The (city name) Express, you hole punch the ticket, and travel around the city looking at all the beautiful lights. What an amazing idea!
A go-to list of recipes and activities to do with your kiddos before Thanksgiving's over.