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.
The Jesse Tree Advent Study and Free Advent Printable Set Erica from Confessions of a Homeschooler is offering a free The Jesse Tree Advent Study and Free Advent Printable Set! This collection also includes the Jesse Tree printable ornaments.
I love this! Sunlit Pages: Christ the Savior is Born: Advent Calendar - This is the best Advent Calendar I've seen so far! Pictures of the Savior, Scriptures, and Family Traditions - I will make one for next year!
Primary Advent Calendar: Tell me the stories of Jesus. candle, which has 24 dots evenly painted on it; you have them burn the candle down to the next dot while they're reading the advent scripture for that day).
Shepherd's bags: An Elf on the Shelf alternative. When you catch your children doing something good, have them put money in the shepherd's bag. At the end of the Christmas season, give the money to the charity your children choose.
Felt-board nativity: "The kids love it and enjoy moving them all around. Baby Jesus has been held by everyone in the scene including the angels!" - I've seen the felt Christmas tree but LOVE the felt nativity wall.