Tuesday, November 30, 2010

2010 advent activities

It suddenly hit me today: December is tomorrow. Time flies when you're not sleeping, right? I put up the advent calendar yesterday, and planned out all our activities. Here's what this year holds for us

W-1 Put up Christmas decorations
TH-2 Read Christmas books
F-3 Watch Nightmare Before Christmas
S-4 Rae's birthday, get tree and decorate it
SU-5 Attend a Nativity/Music event at Church
M-6 Set up our Nativity while reading the Christmas Story
T-7 Make Ornaments
W-8 Watch "Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown"
TH-9 Make Snowflakes
F-10 Make House cookies
S-11 Watch Polar Express
SU-12 Drive around and look at lights – award the best looking lights with a plate of cookies
M-13 Make soap snowmen
T-14 Aidan’s special day at preschool
W-15 Make cookies for fire station/library/secretaries
TH-16 Deliver Treats to WBH's work for secretaries
F-17 Preschool Christmas Party
S-18 Church Party or Family movie night
SU-19 Make cards to send preschool friends in the mail
M-20 brother present shopping (taking kiddos to the dollar store to let them 'choose' gifts)
T-21 Make and deliver treats to the firestation and library
W-22 Stinky's Birthday
TH-23 Make bird feeders and read The Animal's Christmas Carol.
F-24 Christmas Eve Dinner at Grandma and Grandpa's house.


Cindy Brinkerhoff said...

Wow that is awesome. I wish my kids weren't so busy going in different directions. This is a very awesome idea!

James and Elizabeth said...

Great Ideas. I'm totally copying your ideas I hope you don't mind. :)

Aimee said...

You are so creative!

Elizabeth said...

Cute advent calendar! Your plans sound fun.

balloongal said...

Yay. Good juob getting it going again. And you're doing the mittens again. How fun.