Fun Activities for Kids: Christmas Handprint Reindeer
Yule Divination Prepare your Yule log to be burned on the Winter Solstice. Traditionally, the Yule Log is a fresh piece of wood from your own yard (usually Oak). It is not bought and a piece is saved to help start next year's fire. When your fire is kindled, throw a sprig of Holly on it. According to lore, this will burn away your troubles from the past year.
Put on a pot of "Christmas scent" and get into the holiday spirit!
In SWEDEN, it's not Saint Nick that kids are waiting for but Saint Lucia, the patron saint of light. The celebration begins with St. Lucia's Day on December 13, when the eldest daughter wakes early, puts on a white gown and serves her parents breakfast. In some places, there are also candlelight processions on Christmas Eve.
Vintage ceramic Christmas tree everyone should own one.
Elf hat napkin place setting decorations, directions and image via Good Housekeeping. To do: Gather square napkins that are on the stiff side (too thin or soft, and the folds won't hold), then watch our quick video how-to; no North Pole worker skills necessary. Once you've formed the hats, accessorize with mini-ornaments or jingle bells: Stick an ornament's hanger, or a bell looped onto a short piece of craft wire, into each hat's point. Place at holiday dinner guests' plates, and get ready to make merry. Read more: Easy Holiday Decorations - Ideas for Easy to Make Christmas Decorations - Good Housekeeping
Love this elf hat napkin fold...
DIY geeky LEGO ornaments