Bunny did this one last week!) 2nd – Visit some real live Reindeer (at the local deer park) 3rd – Make a new decoration for the Christmas tree (We did this one last year too) 4th – Make a (very boozy) Christmas cake (marzipan free because I can’t stand the stuff!) 5th – Go to a Christmas Market – We are off to the one in Birmingham! 6th – Do some Christmas crafts 7th – School Christmas Fair 8th – Make Christmas Cards (an idea to save money and engage Bunny) 9th – Go to a Christmas Tree Festival (where there will also be carols & Christingle service) 10th – Watch a Christmas movie at the Cinema – We’re thinking Nativity 2. 11th – Watch Bunny at her school Nativity play (She is a MOUSE… yeah don’t ask!) 12th – Write Christmas cards & give out / post 13th – Bake something festive (maybe something to be given as early gifts?) 14th – Make our own Christmas Crackers (well have you seen how expensive the shop
ones are?) 15th – Watch Bunny’s Gymnastics Christmas Bonanza 16th – Go Christmas shopping – Buy all the presents! 17th – Make wrapping paper (another cost saver that Bunny will enjoy) 18th – Wrap Presents & put under the tree 19th – Visit Santa 20th – Watch a Christmas movie at home 21st – Read a Christmas story 22nd – Write a letter to Santa to leave out on Christmas eve 23rd – Make Christmas Cookies (These also make lovely gifts) 24th– Give the children their first presents (new PJ’s to wear) & leave note, key, snack and drink out for Santa and his Reindeer. Then go to bed uncharacteristically early!
What do you do for advent? Do you make your own calendars? Do an activity a day? How about festive family traditions? Comment below and let me know!