Tag Archives : Christmas Activities

DIY: Pipe Cleaner Candy Canes


Hello readers! I have a great holiday project for younger kiddos today. Although I have to admit my 9 year old and her friend had a great time making these too! They’re pipe cleaner candy canes, and they’re so easy to make! They’re a great way to keep kiddos busy during break, and decorate your tree in the process!  …

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Christmas Around the World Unit Study


Hi everyone! I can’t hardly believe it, but apparently 2013 is just about gone! I don’t know how it’s already November. I feel like this year just flew right by without me noticing. Apparently I was busy homeschooling or something? Anyhoo…on to the point of my post today. I’m so excited to participate in an iHN Thanksgiving/Christmas hop! there will…

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2013 Mini-Van Express Night!


Guess what tonight is!? Yep, it’s “Mini-Van Express” night at the Confessions home! Whoot whoot! So what are these golden tickets good for? Besides sheer excitement from most kiddos? Ready to start a Christmas tradition that the whole family will enjoy? I know you’ve all seen The Polar Express, well, this is our own version of that fun adventure! Each…

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The Ultimate Guide to Christian Christmas Crafts!


Good morning everyone! I *H*E*A*R*T* Christmas and am so excited to be part of the iHomeschool Network Christmas Blog Hop! We have some great Christmas posts for you each day in December!     Today I’m sharing some great Christian Craft ideas to help keep Jesus the focus of your holiday season! So grab a cup of some warm cocoa…

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FREE Printable Advent Ornaments


Well, I’m just going to keep adding to the fun today with a brand new Free Advent Ornament Printable for you all! I did one a couple years ago and everyone loved it, but I think it needed a facelift! So without any further ado…I created a fun Advent banner! –> Click here to download the 2012 Advent Ornaments! <–…

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Truth in the Tinsel Giveaway!


Hello sweet readers! Every year  I try to do something fun to keep Jesus the focus of our holiday season. Where gifts, shopping, and the frenzy of getting can get overwhelming, I really want to make sure my kiddos remember the actual reason for our holiday. And also help take their focus off of receiving and put it back onto…

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Homemade Snowflakes!


A wonderful friend of mind did such a fun winter snowflake activity with Turbo, that I just had to share! They’re so easy and while they make really cute Christmas decorations, you could easily do this anytime you’re looking for a fun wintery craft activity!   The ingredients are simple: Borax (2 Tbsp per jar) Pipe Cleaners (3 per snowflake,…

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No Sew Fleece Tie Blanket Tutorial


  I don’t know what it is about the holidays, but they make me feel all “crafty”. I break out my knitting needles (more on that to come), I start making Christmas decorations, cookies, and this year I made these super soft no sew fleece blankets! You really can’t beat these in the cold snowy winter months! I’ve made them…

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Mini-Van Express Tickets


Toot toot, All Aboard The Minivan Express! Click here to download your golden tickets! Don’t drive a mini-van? Don’t worry, page 2 has “Christmas Express” tickets, so you can make it work for your family no matter what you’re driving, it could even be a sleigh! ;o) wink…wink… So what are these golden tickets for? Ready to start a Christmas…

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Monogram Ornaments


  One year for Christmas I made monogram Christmas ornaments for everyone in our family. I tied them to the outside of their presents as the name tag. They were so adorable! Since I wanted to keep them safe before wrapping presents I had put them all on the tree, and it was so cool to see everyone in our…

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Edible Christmas Trees


  Looking for an easy and yummy Christmas craft you can do with your kids this season? I guarantee they’ll love these edible Christmas trees!   Ingredients: Sugar cones Green frosting (Or white frosting with green food coloring added in) Various sprinkles for decorating such as: Red Hots, mini-m&ms;, sprinkles, edible glitter etc. Butter knife to spread frosting Plastic tray…

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Handmade Handprint Ornaments


Looking for a fun personalized Christmas activity you can do with your kids this season? You’re going to love these cute handmade handprint ornaments so much you won’t want to part with them! (Though they do make wonderful gifts!) Supplies: Plain bulb ornaments (I used clear ones from Michael’s, but metallic red would be just as cute!) White acrylic paint…

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