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The Third Week of Advent (Calendar Supplies)

The Third Week of Advent (Calendar Supplies)

  Okay Mums, we’re halfway there and there’s lots more fun and Christmas preparation in store! During the third week of Advent you will need the following supplies: Day Fifteen – Homemade Christmas Wrapping Paper Butcher’s paper, paints, dish washing sponges, scissors. Day Sixteen – How To Make Easy Nativity Costumes For both the SEW […]

Advent Day 16 - How To Make Easy Nativity Costumes

Advent Day 16 – How To Make Easy Nativity Costumes

Dressing up in costume is fun for all children. And here is a simple way to turn some old men’s dress shirts into nativity attire. You will need: A man’s dress shirt with short sleeves Scissors Muslin wrap Stretchy headband Rope or ribbon Sewing machine and/or over locker (for SEW OPTION only) What to do: […]

Advent Day 15 - Homemade Christmas Wrapping Paper

Advent Day 15 – Homemade Christmas Wrapping Paper

  This is a fun activity that you can do without having many supplies. The kids will have fun making it and using the wrapping paper for Christmas presents! You will need: Household sponges Permanent marker and scissors Paints Plastic plates Butchers paper What to do: Using the permanent marker draw some simple Christmas shapes […]

Advent Day 14 - How To Make A Gingerbread Nativity

Advent Day 14 – How To Make A Gingerbread Nativity

  This is a rather ambitious project but it was a lot of fun and can actually be staggered over a couple of days if time is an issue. At the end of it though, you will have a Christian take on the gingerbread house tradition. You will need: Ingredients and recipe for gingerbread Ingredients […]

Advent Day 13 - The Nativity Story

Advent Day 13 – The Nativity Story

After a few days of fun, but busy activities, settling down with the Christmas story and a simple colouring activity is a nice way to prepare for Christmas. You will need: A Christmas story book or picture Bible A picture of the Nativity for colouring Pencils What to do: Read/share the Christmas story with your […]

Advent Day 12 - How To Make A Christmas Tree Skirt

Advent Day 12 – How To Make A Christmas Tree Skirt

If you have a generic fake Christmas tree chances are you find the base fairly unsightly. Here is a quick way to cover up the bottom of your tree and make the whole thing more aesthetically pleasing. You will need: Two coordinating fabrics (at least 1m of each depending on the size of your Christmas […]

Advent Day 11 - How To Make A Paper Plate Angel

Advent Day 11 – How To Make A Paper Plate Angel

This is a quick and easy Advent activity for bringing an angelic presence to your house. You will need: Paper plates Textas, colouring pencils or paints Sequins and glitter (optional) Scissors Stapler. What to do: Draw the following image onto your paper plate and cut out. Help your children decorate their angels with whatever supplies […]

Advent Day 10 - How To Make A Kid Friendly Nativity

Advent Day 10 – How To Make A Kid Friendly Nativity

  During Advent it is a great idea to set up a Nativity scene inside your house. If you’re like us you probably have a nice and expensive one you like to display well out of the reach of your children. But having a Nativity scene for your children to set up and interact with […]

The Second Week Of Advent (Calendar Supplies)

The Second Week Of Advent (Calendar Supplies)

  For all those Mums who have made it through the first week of our Advent Calendar, congratulations! One week down, three to go! During the second week of Advent you will need the following supplies: Day Eight – The Best Present EVER Card, ribbon, small plastic babies, thin white material, glitter. Day Nine – […]

Advent Day 09 - The Journey To Bethlehem

Advent Day 09 – The Journey To Bethlehem

After a few days of fun, but busy activities, settling down with the Christmas story and a simple colouring activity is a nice way to prepare for Christmas. You will need: A Christmas story book or picture Bible A picture of the journey to Bethlehem for colouring Pencils What to do: Read/share the Christmas story […]