home made advent calendar of promises
Children, Christmas, Crafts

Advent Calendar Activities

For the last couple of years I've used a beautiful fabric advent calendar that my mum made to plan out a set of activities for the boys. Of course they never all go quite as planned, but we have a great time not eating chocolate. Previously I was more organised and bought them each a… Continue reading Advent Calendar Activities

home made advent calendar of promises
Children, Crafts, Food

Advent activities

1 December: lunch out with Grandma and Grandad. This was planned anyway but lovely food and large boy taught Grandad the animal, vegetable, mineral game.2 December: small boy got to choose a charity for his Christmas donation instead of writing cards. Except he couldn't decide and changed his mind anyway. So no treat and the… Continue reading Advent activities

home made advent calendar of promises
Children, Crafts, Making stuff

Making stuff 5: advent of activities

I haven't done a "making stuff for kids" post for a while. Advent begins today and so there are chocolate calendars in the house. Last year Four years ago my wonderful mum made a fabric advent calendar and that year and the two following years, we collaborated to fill it with a little toy each… Continue reading Making stuff 5: advent of activities