Thursday, December 17, 2009

Once Upon a Book ~ Happy Birthday, Jesus


by Kim Mitzo Thompson

Summary: Join Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds, and the angels as they celebrate the birth of Jesus in this charming book and CD set. The wonderful original song follows the story word-for-word so young readers can sing along with each page on their own.

Daily Activities

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

Make a birthday banner to hang this week in the house to celebrate Jesus' birthday.

Dec 22: Candy Cane J ornament 

Draw the letter J {free hand} and let your LO decorate it with strips of red and white paper. Punch a hole and tie some yarn so it hangs like a J on your Christmas Tree.

Dec 23: Candy Cane Playdoh

Dec 24: Make and Decorate a Birthday Cake

Gather up your baking and decorating supplies to bake and decorate a birthday cake for Jesus.

Dec 25: Sing Happy Birthday

Sing Happy Birthday to Jesus!

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

Add the verse reference this week and recite the whole verse together! Great job!!

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!


JDaniel4's Mom said...

What great ideas! We just went to a birthday party for Jesus today!

Tracey M. said...

Getting ready for the 2010 Christmas season and found this post. I just ordered it from Amazon and really look forward to these wonderful Christ-centered activities. Thanks for sharing!