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An ornament each day to hang on the tree

Great Advent idea: fill 25 little bags with ornaments and a bible verse about Christ birth. Everyday (starting Dec let child open a bag and hang an ornament on the tree and teach them about the story of Jesus' birth.

bible verses

Advent Christmas (count down) Bible Verses to read. From December to Christmas Eve Good way to introduce the season and engage daily bible reading.

This Easy DIY Advent Calendar is made using popsicle sticks. There are also 35 ideas for fun activities and experiences to write on the sticks.

DIY Christmas Advent Calendar Ideas

This Easy DIY Advent Calendar is made using popsicle sticks. There are also 35 ideas for fun activities and experiences to write on the stick

For the Christmas tree- Glue 2 mini mirrors, back to back and insert a silver metallic cord for hanging. Fill the insides of the tree with these after putting on the lights, but before putting on the ornaments. The sparkle will be tripled...and Christma.

For the Christmas tree- Glue 2 mini mirror tiles back to back and insert a silver metallic cord for hanging. Fill the insides of the tree with these after putting on the lights, but before putting on the ornaments. The sparkle will be tripled.

Christmas Ornament time Capsule

Kids' Christmas list in an ornament with the year. It would be so cool to go back and see what the children asked for years ago. Absolutely love this idea! ~ The Farmer's Nest: Christmas Ornament Time Capsule {DIY}

A Christ-Centered alternative to Elf On the Shelf! This Lamb comes with a book telling the story of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem and continues to bring the Christmas Spirit all season long. Your Lamb can do this in countless ways. It can bring scripture passages, promote family service projects, teach about nativity pieces, options are endless! More ideas available on our website. #LittleLamb

A Christ-Centered alternative to Elf On the Shelf! This Lamb comes with a book telling the story of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem and continues to bring the Christmas Spirit all season long. Your Lamb can do this in countless ways. It can bring scripture passages, promote family service projects, teach about nativity pieces, options are endless! More ideas available on our website. #LittleLamb

write a letter to each child at christmas, put it in a special box ornament on the tree, and tell children about the year, and the special meaning they have in your lives as parents.

Fun Christmas Tradition Ideas for Families

We do 'the 12 days BEFORE' Christmas-- activities and/or a service activity each day. Different each year-- 10 Fun Family Christmas Tradition Ideas. Such great family holiday memories to make :)

Father Christmas leaving tracks behind :)

Raise your positive vibration this Christmas with these gift ideas

"Santa footprints" = Put a shoe down and sprinkle some powdered sugar around it. So magical for little believers! (or baby powder or like baking soda; so No ANTS)

Winter Bucket List...some things wont make it to our list, but its a great place to start!

Could coordinate dates/days pre planned holiday traditions. 75 Winter Activities for the bucket list or to fill an advent calendar!

The ultimate advent activity list - Mum In The Madhouse- Mum In The Madhouse

The ultimate advent activity list

Saw off a piece of your Christmas tree each year and make it an ornament gywenkemm

For the "real tree" people. Cutest Family tradition ever.saw off a piece of the Christmas tree each year to make an ornament, label with year and decorate. (If I ever get a real tree, allergies will determine this)

here's the recipe:Ingredients~4 cups flour;1 c salt & 1 1/2 c water.Combine ingredients & knead dough for 15-20 mins.Roll dough out & cut circles out for making hand imprints. Use cookie cutters for ornaments/gift tags. If necessary,slightly dampen pieces to make them stick together.Make a sm. hole for the hanger & prick to prevent air bubbles.Bake at 300ºF @ 20-25 mins/until golden. May have to bake longer depending on how thick items are. May not feel hard right away,will harden as they…

Salt dough ornaments with kids hand prints/foot prints. your fingerprint, his-- Salt Dough - 2 cups flour, 1 cup salt, cold water. Mix until has consistency of play dough. bake at 250 for 2 hours, then cool and paint.