Monday, December 2, 2013

Afterschool Community: Advent Ideas Roundup

Favorite Advent Calendar Ideas

Welcome to December! We had a fantastic Thanksgiving week and kicked off December with our own chocolate Advent calendar (pictured above). This week I wanted to share several of my favorite Advent ideas linked in the past couple of weeks.

1. Kindness Ideas: JDaniel’s Mom offered 25 Advent Blessings and Coffee Cup and Crayons offered 24 Acts of Kindness

advent-activity-25-blessings

2. Book Ideas: Growing Book by Book has a brilliant idea to pair Elf on the Shelf with books and scenes from the books. Enchanted Learning has a Christmas Book Tree Advent.Elf on the Shelf Reads Books

3. Printable activities: Little Wonders’ Days shares her Advent in a Suitcase with great printable activities for kids.

Advent Calendar in a Suitcase

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  • 4 comments:

    Megan Sheakoski said...

    These are GREAT!!!! I love seeing what everyone is doing! Thanks for including mine!

    maryanne @ mama smiles said...

    I love creative advent calendars!

    Ticia said...

    I"m a sucker for Advent calendars too. They just make me smile, and I constantly have to stop myself from getting ANOTHER one....

    JDaniel4's Mom said...

    Thank you for sharing my Advent activity.