Merry Christmas!

Christmas Polaroid 2013

Merry Christmas!
Here’s what we did over the course of Advent this year:

Family Advent Calendar 2013, Advent Eve:  Tree Trimming Party: Make Easy Gingerbread Garlands and Favourite Photo Ornaments

Family Advent Calendar, Day 1: Read & Illustrate As You Like It, Act I [Withe Some Alternate Options for the Little ones]

Family Advent Calendar, Day 2: Give a Bear Hug! Contribute to the World Wildlife Fund

Family Advent Calendar, Day 3: Make & Eat Honeycomb and Turkish Delight

Family Advent Calendar, Day 4: Write a Holiday Story Inspired by a Work of Art

Family Advent Calendar, Day 5: Make Christmas Cards! Draw Portraits of Santa in the Style of Modigliani, Kahlo, Klee & Etrog

Family Advent Calendar, Day 6: The Advent Film Festival begins with Pilsner Pretzels and a William Powell Double Bill:  My Man Godfrey & After the Thin Man

Family Advent Calendar, Day 7: Lego Christmas Party! Lego Christmas Building Challenges and Lego Christmas Cookies

Family Advent Calendar, Day 8: Read & Illustrate As You Like It, Act II

Family Advent Calendar, Day 9: Give Fruit Trees! Contribute to Plan Canada!

Family Advent Calendar, Day 10: Make and Eat Chewy Christmas Nougat [with Pistachios and Dried Cherries]

Family Advent Calendar, Day 11: A Percy Jackson Christmas? Improvise Christmas Scenes with some of your Favourite Fictional Character

Family Advent Calendar, Day 12: Make a Shadow Puppet Theatre and Christmas Shadow Puppets

Family Advent Calendar, Day 13: Watch Topper & His Girl Friday and Make Thin Crust Pizzas

Family Advent Calendar, Day 14: Make and Play Holiday Floor Scramble

Family Advent Calendar, Day 15: Read and Illustrate As You Like It, Act III

Family Advent Calendar, Day 16: Fill a Pantry! Donate to the Daily Bread Food Bank

Family Advent Calendar, Day 17: Make and Eat Soft Salted Caramels

Bonus Post: Our Pink Lemonade Jelly & Gochujang Pickles All Dressed Up For Giving

Family Advent Calendar, Day 18: It’s a Carol Off! Rewrite an Existing Christmas Carol or “Christmassify” a Popular Song

Family Advent Calendar, Day 19: Harry Potter Special! Design Your Own Patronus

Family Advent Calendar, Day 20: Watch The More the Merrier & The Talk of the Town and Make Punch & Judy Cookies

Family Advent Calendar, Day 21: Christmas Cookie Party! Make Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies, Pfeffernüsse, and Other Old Favourites

Family Advent Calendar, Day 22: Read and Illustrate As You Like it, Acts IV & V

Family Advent Calendar, Day 23: Encourage Deep Breathing, Contribute to Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Family Advent Calendar, Day 24: Christmas Eve Checklikst and a Recipe for Lemon Bûche de Noël

Family Advent Calendar, Merry Christmas!

It’s a Lego Doctor Who Year’s Eve: Multi-Serial Marathon and Lego Building Challenges

Check out our Advent Page for a guide to all of our Advent posts from 2011-2016!

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