Monday, December 3, 2007

Christmas countdown....

Copying from another blog I family is going to complete an activity based Christmas advent calendar. To continue to get us in the spirit of Christmas. So, here are 24 Christmas based activities that our family can do to help spread the joy of the season till Christmas.

1. watch: how the grinch stole christmas (check)
2. drive around to see neighborhood lights (check)
3. make paper snowflakes (check)
4. make a paper chain for a Christmas countdown
5. make a present to leave for santa
6. read a christmas story
7. make cookies & treats for friends
8. take kid shopping so they can get a present for each other
9. donate our Christmas Jar (see Christmas jar post)
10. Watch: Nightmare before Christmas
11. make gingerbread houses
12. 12 days of Christmas for a friend ;0)
13. Host a Christmas craft exchange!
14. make hot chocolate floats
15. visit Santa at the Lynwood
16. make Christmas cupcakes!
17. Sign up to purchase gifts for a needy child
18. Watch: Alvin and the Chipmunks Christmas
19. Check out Grandpa's display
20. 24 hour Josh Groban Christmas song marathon! (This one is my favorite!)
21. Watch: ELF
22. Go to a Christmas party!
23. Flannel board story of Jesus' birth!
24. Christmas talent show at Grandma's

Feel free to come and participate with us! We'd love to have you come!


Buxton Family said...

I'm exhausted just reading your list. It is a lot of work, but worth creating the memories! Enjoy the season.