Posts Tagged ‘Christ Centered Christmas’

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes – Boys ages 2-14

“Oooo! Star Wars!” “I like this bat and ball!” “Mom, this toy is really cool! I want one.” Operation Christmas Child is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season.  Gently, consistently, I remind my son that these gifts are not for him. These gifts are for someone who may have never received a…

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Advent Snacks (A Truth in the Tinsel Supplement) Days 13-18

*Affiliate links included* In order to extend the learning while doing Truth in the Tinsel, I wanted to come up with a simple supplement. After doing some brainstorming, I came up with Advent Snacks! They are simple snacks, themed after each day in of Truth in the Tinsel, that you can easily make with stuff you probably…

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St Nicholas Day 2015

When K was just a baby, we decided to add the celebration of St. Nicholas Day to our Advent traditions. We have loved observing St. Nick’s day as an alternative to “doing Santa.” We get to do some fun traditions, learn about history, and focus on giving like the real St. Nicholas did. I wrote…

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Advent Snacks (Truth in the Tinsel Supplement) Days 1-6

*Affiliate links included* It’s December 1st, can you believe it?! I’m so excited because that means it’s Truth in the Tinsel time! This is our first year participating in TNT and I know it’s going to be awesome! We did our first ornament today and K was begging to go on to the next day! In…

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