Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Reindeer Day!

I thought it would be fun to have themed days.
There are so many great ideas out there,
that a whole day full would be a fun way to get ready for Christmas.

I decided to focus on a couple of fun ( more commercial) ideas first,
and the more Christ centered second.
Day One: Reindeer Day
Day Two: Santa Day
Day Three: Oh Christmas Tree
Day Four: Shepherds and Candy Canes
Dav Five: Angels
Day Six: Wise Men and Kings
Day Seven: Stars and Lights
Day Eight: The baby Jesus
Day Nine: Stories of Jesus
Day Ten: Our Savior

This way we can have fun with Christmas,
but still keep it Christ-centered.

On our Reindeer day,
I made Reindeer crepes.
Using dried apples, whipped cream, raisins, a cinnamon roll, and a piece of candy torn off her gingerbread house.

I dressed her and her brother up in their reindeer shirts.
They both had them, and they were both green!

Later in the day,
We read Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer

Then we did our Reindeer Craft
using pom poms in paint,
and spaghetti noodles.
This is her cousin,
When I pulled out the spaghetti noodles and glue,
they were so excited and started making designs,
even before they knew what we were up to.
(I need to remember that for a rainy day!)

This is how their pictures turned out:
It was much easier for them when I put the glue down,
and they broke the spaghetti noodles.
Didn't they turn out cute!
(Notice the "girl" reindeer has a brown dress!)

I always let Miss Sassy explore after our craft.
It gives her new ideas and supplies to use.
(And it gives me a chance to clean up! Or bake a cake.)
She cutout the deer on the card and glued a million eyes on it.
We also made reindeer hats
with their brown hand prints, and a word strip.

I should have painted their noses red,
but we had a family party attend afterwards...

They had a ton of fun!
Jumpin' for joy!

1 comment:

  1. Cute Kate! Love the ideas!!! You are an amazing woman! :)


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