In December I substituted our regular Bible time with advent devotions. So we learned the background of many Christmas traditions, including Christmas trees, the treetop star or angel, carols, nativities, stockings, poinsettia plants, garland, and wreaths, to start off with. We discussed one per day.
Attempting to fold the dinner napkin in a fancy way as the book suggested (didn't work!)
Making huge Christmas ornaments:
Going to Di'lishi on their last day of business! We're so sad!
After learning the background of poinsettias, we went and bought one from a local florist. Very pretty!
Day 75 - Tuesday
We have spent a lot of our school time writing thank you notes. We've taken so many great field trips this year and we want to make sure to thank everyone for their time! So we worked on that this week, as well as our handmade Christmas gifts for everyone in our family and extended family.
We had a friend who, sadly, recently lost her mother. She owns a local business here in town so on her first day back we brought her donuts. We were hoping a sugar rush would make her smile!
We learned the background of Christmas lights:
Lots of reading in this house, all the time. I don't usually get pictures of it though.