Thursday, November 26, 2009

Once Upon a Book ~ Jesus, Me and My Christmas Tree


Jesus, Me, and My
Christmas Tree
by Crystal Bowman

Summary: Little ones can't wait to put up the Christmas tree -- a clear sign of exciting things to come. But what's the meaning of this holiday tradition? Learn the symbolic meaning of the Christmas tree, from lights and ornaments and the star on top to the blessing of presents underneath.

Daily Activities

{click on the craft title for full directions}

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

Dec 1: Christmas Tree Handprint craft

Dec 2 Christmas Tree Mobile

Dec 3: Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

Dec 4: Sugar Cone Christmas Tree

Bible Memory

December’s Bible Verse: “For there is born to you this day in the city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11

This weeks part for LO's to memorize:for there is born to you’

Song Time

The Lights on the Tree
Sung to: "The Wheels on the Bus"

The lights on the tree go blink, blink, blink,
Blink, blink, blink, blink, blink, blink.
The lights on the tree go blink, blink, blink
All Christmas Day.

Other Verses:

The presents at the house go rattle, rattle, rattle, etc.
The mom at the house goes bake, bake, bake, etc.
The dad at the house goes snore, snore, snore, etc.
The grandma at the house goes hug, hug, hug, etc.
The grandpa at the house goes kiss, kiss, kiss, etc.

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! For the December activity schedule, please click here.


Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

How I love that song! I am planning to teach it to my son!

Gunter Christian Academy said...

I bought this book by accident.  My toddler was enjoying it in the store.  SO glad I found your site!