Saturday, 14 January 2012

Our Advent Calendar for 2011

Matt and I have started some traditions recently and one of them is creating activity advent calendars as mentioned in this blog post.

These are the activities we decided to do together throughout the month of December. Unfortunately, my very busy work schedule did not allow us to do all of these activities, but we tried to get most of them done (even if it wasn't on the specified day!). 

Advent Calendar Activities

1.  Wrap some Christmas gifts!
2.  Make holiday tags from recycled Christmas cards and scrap paper

3.  Create a christmas card hanging display
4.  Put up the Christmas tree, drink eggnog and exchange ornaments!
5.  Snuggle on the couch with a hot chocolate and a good show
6.  Take Simba for a wintery walk

7.  Make holiday cards!

8. Make paper & pipe cleaner snowflakes and decorate the windows
9. Make ornament gift toppers!
10. Wrap and send care packages
11. Wrap Christmas gifts together by the fireplace
12. Make a list of ten things you are thankful for. Hang it where you can see it every day.
13. Bake something together (cookies, muffins, bread or cupcakes!)
14. Sing and dance to christmas music!
15. Mail Christmas cards!
16. Attend ugly Christmas sweater party!
17. Get dressed up all fancy and go to company Xmas party!

18. Spend some time laughing and playing with Family

19. Bake a batch of Christmas cookies
20. Bake another batch of Christmas cookies and share family and friends
21. Tally up total dontations for the Children's Heart Network and donate online.
22. Make cake pop Christmas tree!

23. Tour the Northern lights
24. Make a gingerbread house!
25. Merry Christmas! Remember to love and recieve love this holiday season - that is the warmest gift of all!
Grandma and Grandpa with their grandkids!

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