This year I’m reusing some conversation starters that I used last year. Sometimes you need a bit of help to get some life into the party and other times it’s just a great time to promote reflection and unity around the table.
*’coz there had been complaints the previous week that they had not been included! – apparently it’s “just not Christmas without them” xo
**leftover from the recent princess party where we gave chocolate kisses and lolly frogs for the party favours. Speaking of Hershey’s kisses. If you like to go the extra mile – I did see some Christmas printables that you can stick on the bottom of a hershey’s kiss… over here.
In Grade 1 she made reindeer food for her friends, in Grade 2 she made reindeer noses and this year she made candy cane reindeers. We may have a theme…
While we’re on the topic of reindeers, how cute are these reindeer biscuits that someone brought to a Christmas party we were at last week?
The Christmas M&M’s can be purchased in the Christmas section (and not in the confectionary aisle) at most supermarkets.
What are you giving your kids teachers this year?
Do you do a bulk run of something to give to neighbours and friends at Christmas?
Are you sorted for Christmas or flying by the seat of your pants like me?
I may look organised, but it’s all smoke and mirrors. The beauty of all the things we do here at FGB is that they are easy peasy and require little effort for a big effect!
For more Christmas crafts from Frog, Goose and Bear, you can click here.
What Christmas creativeness have you been up to?
For the last few years we’ve been reading a part of the Christmas story each day and then collating them on a piece of paper so that we can see the story evolve. It gets longer each day until we have the whole Christmas story at the end. We use the following adaptation, paraphrased into language kids will understand, by my beautiful friend Jane:
* Just in case you were wondering… the trees are on the street, not in someone’s yard.