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Clearly Christmas: Se7en do Advent Week 2…

December 16th, 2008 · 6 Comments

In my first post on Advent I mentioned what we would be doing for everyday as Christmas draws nearer and nearer…

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Here is a summary and links to the se7en things we are doing each day:

If you have only just joined our Advent Fun then here is a look at Advent Week 1: and this is what we got up to this week gone by…

I have been filling up our Amazon store with goodies and popped all our games there if you would like to take a look…

Advent Day 8: Monday

Joke:

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Snow

Snow who?

Snow business like show business

Game Played: Sorry:

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Jesse Tree: Jacob – ladder

Christmas Carol: Come, Though Long Expected Jesus.

Christmas Preparation: Nothing!

Bella Dia Advent Craft: Tinsel Trees.

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Wild Card: A day at sea, sailing to Clifton for lunch!

Advent Day 9: Tuesday

Joke:

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Wayne

Wayne who?

Wayne in a manger

Game Played: Othello:

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Jesse Tree: Joseph – coat.

Christmas Carol: We Three Kings

Christmas Preparation: Absolutely Nothing.

Bella Dia Advent Craft: Wild Bird Treats.
We didn’t have threadables, but this is in a recycled juice bottle… and there are some visitors!

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Wild Card: Science Fun…

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Advent Day 10: Wednesday

Joke:

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Oakham

Oakham who?

Oakham all ye faithful

Game Played: Battleships:

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Jesse Tree: Moses – tablets

Christmas Carol: Angels We Have Heard on High.

Christmas Preparation: More nothing!

Bella Dia Advent Craft: Miniature Tree Garland.

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Wild Card: Art till you drop!

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Advent Day 11: Thursday

Joke:

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Holly

Holly who?

Holly-days are here again

Game Played: Safari Rush Hour:

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Jesse Tree: Rahab – rope

Christmas Carol: While Shepherds Kept Their Watch!

Christmas Preparation:

Bella Dia Advent Craft: Gumdrop Trees.

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Wild Card: Marshmallow Snowmen

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Advent Day 12: Friday

Joke:

What do you get if you cross Father Christmas with a detective?

Santa Clues

Game Played: Cadoo:

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Jesse Tree: Ruth – bread.

Christmas Carol:

Christmas Preparation: Will have to attend to this next week!

Bella Dia Advent Craft: Sock Snowman.

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Wild Card: We made some wee houses… this resource from the Crafty Crow is totally brilliant.

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Advent Day 13: Saturday

Joke:

What do the reindeer sing to Father Christmas on his birthday?

Freeze a jolly good fellow

Game Played: Boggle:

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Jesse Tree: Samuel and David – oils.

Christmas Carol:

Christmas Preparation: Nothing at all!

Bella Dia Advent Craft: Peace Dove. We did a pretty paper dove.

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Wild Card: Major picnic and summer reading spot put up. And we were friended for the afternoon.

Advent Day 14: Sunday

Joke:

What do you call a man who claps at Christmas?

Santapplause

Game Played: Rush Hour:

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Jesse Tree: David – crown.

Christmas Carol:

Christmas Preparation: Still nothing.

Bella Dia Advent Craft: Gingerbread Men. More paper crafts.

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Wild Card: One of us had a paper frenzy and worked really hard on a paper nativity.

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And clearly we are having far too much fun to do any Christmas preparation… but next week I must get The Hoods to get going with their gifts for each other.

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