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.
thumb prints made into Christmas lights. Easy craft to do with the kids. To enhance this, I might extend the strand each year, so by the time they are older, you have a long string of thumb print lights.
compelling way to use elf on the shelf tied in with Jesus instead of naughty v. nice: Jesus, Santa, and the Elf on the Shelf. I really would rather have the Elf be a fun tradition, not to contingent on the naughty vs.
Upload a photo to PROVE Santa or Easter Bunny was there! *Website where you take a picture of your tree upload it and pick a Santa to stick in your picture. Proof that Santa was at your house! (They also have the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny!