I love this, CHRISTMAS BUCKET...Kiddos unwrap an activity a day......write letters to Santa, make homemade ornaments, sort through toys to give to a shelter, go look at Christmas lights, Hot chocolate before bed, Christmas movie and so on.

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Homemade costumes! A whole website of hundreds of costume ideas.

A Christmas Eve box - They get new pjs, a Christmas movie, hot chocolate, snacks for the movie, etc. What a sweet little tradition to start :)

25 days of Christmas with a book, movie, craft and snack!

I also use this recipe for all sorts of Christmas ornaments. Very easy to make. :)

advent calendar activity Add activities to advent calendar - Drink hot chocolate, watch a Christmas movie, look at Christmas lights, etc.

Christmas card display

24 Christmas books and crafts to go along with them.

Scavenger-hunt Great for those kids who don't believe in Santa......

A wrapped empty box (left open) for Christmas morning trash. You see the box instead of a big garbage bag in pics. Great for birthdays, too. One of the best Pinterest ideas I've seen.

Burlap Red Ruffled Stocking 11x15" #Burlap-Red #Stockings

ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2012

Tipnut's Crafty Christmas. TONS of Christmas ideas including crafts/DIY, homemade ornaments, gifts tags & wraps, wreaths, and homemade gifts

A basket with 12 activities for kids to do on the days leading up to Christmas. Each one is wrapped Leave one gift out each day starting on December 14! Activities include : Christmas puzzle, family game, homemade ornaments, hot cocoa, cinnamon bun mix, polar express, Christmas movie, paper to write letters, pap... @Skye James James Collings

This would make a great memory with children and grandchildren--they'd be proud to give them as presents, too! "This is to remind you When I have grown so tall, That once I was quite little And my hands were very small.” 2 cups of Flour 1/2 cup of Salt 1/2 cup or less of Water

Indoor snowball fight - love it! This would make a great gift!

Christmas Eve Box - Include: New pajamas, a Christmas movie, popcorn, mugs, hot chocolate, marshmallows, magic reindeer food, and a Christmas book.

ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Specials Schedule 2014 - SO many great classics and fun newer movies too. Set your DVR!

Crepe paper the door for Christmas so they have to bust out when they wake up. Santa did this to make sure they stayed in their rooms. I can't wait to have kids so I can do cute things like this!

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