Thursday, November 19, 2009

Once Upon a Book ~ Christmas Activities


Want to see what's coming next (and books we've done in the past)? Click here to see our Once Upon a Book webpage!

During the month of December we have some great ideas in store for you to do with your little one ~ every day of the week! The activities will be posted the Thursday before the week begins, so you have a few days to prepare for the following week.

In case you would like to check through your supplies and round up anything that you don't have on hand, here is the list of what you will need to do the activities along with the books we'll be using.

Supplies needed:
green paint, white or cream construction paper, green construction paper, star stickers, sugar cones, green frosting, and sprinkles.

Dec 1: Handprint Christmas Tree
Dec 2: Christmas Tree Mobile
Dec 3: Christmas Tree Ornament
Dec 4: Edible Christmas Tree

A Star for Jesus
by Crystal Bowman

Supplies needed: salt, flour, water, star cookie cutter, paint, clothespins, posterboard, cinnamon, sugar and tortillas

Dec 7: Salt Dough Stars
Dec 8: Clothespin Star game
Dec 9: Count the Star
Dec 10: I'm a Star Ornament
Dec 11: Cinnamon and Sugar Stars

My Christmas Gift

by Crystal Bowman

Supplies needed: plain wrapping paper or butcher paper, paint, cookie cutters and sponges, gift bows and 2 small boxes

Dec 14: Homemade Wrapping Paper
Dec 15: Sorting fun
Dec 16: My gift for Jesus
Dec 17: Pass the Gift Game
Dec 18: Gift Ornament

Happy Birthday, Jesus
by Kim Mitzo Thompson

Supplies needed: plain wrapping paper, markers and crayons, white/cream construction paper, flour, salt, water, peppermint extract, cake mix, frosting and decorations.

Dec 21: Birthday Banner
Dec 22: Candy Cane J ornament
Dec 23: Candy Cane Playdoh
Dec 24: Make and Decorate a Birthday Cake
Dec 25: Sing Happy Birthday

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