Today was for Letters to Santa and Advent Celebrations for Aiden's school homework (yes, homework in kindergarten...but it was the fun kind!)
This afternoon the kids and I sat together and looked through catalogues to cut out pictures of things that they wanted to ask Santa for. I really try to stress to them that we can ask Santa for things, but that doesn't mean he will always bring them what they ask for. Aiden thinks writing a letter to Santa is the equivalent of 'placing an order', and he expects delivery. Things we will continue to talk on, as well as stress the true meaning of Christmas.
In the evening we did a little Advent activity that Aiden brought home from school. This included setting up a wreath and candles, lighting the candles, singing Light the Advent Candle as a prayer, setting up a manger scene, and reading a story. We did this as a family, and then Aiden had to draw a picture and write about what we did (things I wish I had taken pictures of). It was a super cute activity that I am going to suggest to my kindy teacher friends!
Tonight's Christmas Movie - Mickey's A Christmas Carol
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