Theme Fun: Advent

Here's a great theme for the Christmas holiday.

Sandi Wickersham - Christmas
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Online Lesson Ideas:

Advent Box (scroll down the screen until you get to this lesson)
http://www.educate.org.uk/teacher_zone/classroom/calendar/advent_activity9.htm
http://www.educate.org.uk/teacher_zone/classroom/calendar/advent_activity5.htm
http://www.episcopalchurch.org/myp/children/Lessons_Small_Churches/Year_A/yr-a-advent.htm
http://www.first-school.ws/activities/bible/advent1.htm
Advent and Lucia


Snack Ideas:

Edible Evergreen Wreath
Cookie Countdown
Cake Countdown
Candy Countdown
Advent Gingerbread
Recipes for the First Advent Sunday
Recipes for the Second Advent Sunday
Recipes for the Third Advent Sunday
Recipes for the Fourth Advent Sunday
Advent Cookies


Craft Ideas:

How to Make and Use and Advent Wreath
The Jesse Tree Advent Calendar
http://www.catholiccatechist.org/Catholic_Catechist/Advent/Advent_Recipes.doc
http://www.kidsdomain.com/craft/advent.html
http://www.kidsdomain.com/craft/advent1.html
http://familycrafts.about.com/library/projects/bladventfelttree.htm
http://www.first-school.ws/activities/crafts/holiday/santa2.htm
http://www.natsoc.org.uk/jesusfiles/Zone2/Craft.htm
http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/xmas/madvent-santa.htm
http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/xmas/madvent-tree.htm


Printables:

http://craftsforkids.about.com/cs/adventcalendars/
http://miniatures.about.com/library/holidays/bladvent.htm
http://www.proteacher.com/160030.shtml
http://familycrafts.about.com/library/weekly/aa110600a.htm
http://www.jdsfreebies.com/holiday.html
http://www.request.org.uk/teachers/resources/christmas%20activities.htm
http://www.accucut.com/education/ideas/print_projects/ehc0081.htm
http://craftsforkids.about.com/library/projects/bladventcollage.htm
http://www.cqsb.qc.ca/svs/christmasresources.htm


Games:

Suggestion: play a different board game or other kind of game to mark each day of the calendar.

Additional Links:

Litanies for Advent in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format
The Theme of Advent is Reconciliation
The Colors of Advent
The Spirit of Advent
Evergreens and the Advent Wreath
Celebrating Advent
An Advent Reflection


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