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Celebrate Advent with stories, songs, and crafts! Check back each day throughout December!

December 1st - Listen to The Story and the Song  (Jesus Storybook Bible) 

                     Make a mobile declaring "The Heavens declare the glory of God" 

                     Listen to In The Bleak Midwinter

December 2nd - Listen to The Beginning: A Perfect Home (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                      Make an Earth suncatcher 

                      Listen to Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

 

December 3rd - Listen to The Terrible Lie (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                      Play "Snakes and Ladders" or craft a snake spiral

                      Listen to In The Bleak Midwinter

December 4th - Listen to A New Beginning (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                     Make a Noah's Ark Spinner

                     Listen to O Come, O Come, Immanuel

December 5th Listen to A Giant Staircase to Heaven (Jesus Storybook Bible)
                    As a family build a tower without communicating or another Tower of Babel activity

                    Listen to O Magnum Mysterium

December 6th - Listen to Son of Laughter (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                     Craft a lift the flap tent featuring Abraham and Isaac

                     Listen to Panis Angelicus

December 7th - Listen to The Present (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                     Make a wooly ram

                     Talk about "sacrifice"; what can you sacrifice this week to meet a need for another?

                     Listen to Once in Royal David's City

December 8th - Listen to The Girl No One Wanted (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                     Create an optical illusion with this Jacob, Rachel, and Leah spinner

                     Listen to Hark the Herald Angels Sing

December 9th - Listen to The Forgiving Prince (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                     Craft Joseph's Coat of Many Colors

                     Discuss "forgiveness"; who can you forgive this holiday season?

                     Listen to O Little Town of Bethlehem

December 10th - Listen to God to the Rescue (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Make a Moses and the burning bush puzzle

                       Listen to African Bell Carol

December 11th - Listen to "God Makes A Way" (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                        "Part" the "Red Sea" with this sensory activity

                        Listen to Nativity Carol

December 12th - Listen to "Ten Ways to Be Perfect" (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Play a bowling type game while answering questions about the 10 commandments

                       Listen to Away in A Manger

December 13th - Listen to "The Warrior Leader" (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Make a scroll 

                       Listen to O Come All Ye Faithful

December 14th - Listen to "The Teenie Weenie True King" (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Craft David's Harp

                       Listen to Noel

               

December 15th - Listen to The Young Hero and the Horrible Giant (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Play a David and Goliath Game

                       Listen to Silent Night

December 16th - Listen to The Good Shepherd

                        Make a Psalm 23 bracelet

                        Listen to Lo How a Rose Ere Blooming

December 17th - Listen to A Little Servant Girl and A Proud General (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Craft Naaman in the river

                       Listen to What Child is This?

December 18th - Listen to Operation: No More Tears (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Learn about Isaiah's prophecy with this activity

                       Listen to The First Noel

December 19th - Listen to Daniel and the Scary Sleepover (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Craft a prayer reminder

                       Listen to The Holly and the Ivy

December 20th - Listen to God's Messenger (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Make a "Big Gulp of Jonah"

                       Listen to Angels We Have Heard on High

                       

December 21st - Listen to Get Ready (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Build a "wall" with Nehemiah in this activity

                       Listen to The Shepherd's Carol

December 22nd - Listen to He's Here (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                        Make a sweet nativity ornament 

                        Listen to O Holy Night

December 23rd - Listen to The Light of the Whole World  (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                        Use this fun play - doh mat to create "lights"

                        Listen to Light A Thousand Candles

 

December 24th - Listen to The King of All Kings (Jesus Storybook Bible)

                       Work a puzzle to see the wisemen on their journey

                       Listen to We Three Kings


                       

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