A typical December at our house looks like this:
We take the month off from most “typical school subjects” to learn more about Jesus, focus on Jesus, celebrate Jesus, and bless family and friends through hospitality & special gift making.
I am a CRAFT ADDICT… I love doing hands on activities with the kids so here are some
Gift Making for Kids…
Here are a few ideas of things we have done this year…
If your family sorry if you see your gift before Christmas…
but so many friends have been asking for ideas…
Megan painted a glass picture frame~
Babies helped me make special memories plaques!
Drew made Luke a yellow ducky for Christmas! All the kids enjoyed candle making & soap making~
Other gift ideas we have made successfully:
~Harvesting herbs and giving them in beautiful green glass bottles bought from Mountain Rose Herb Store. Lavender, Chamomile, Rosemary, Dill, Thyme, Oregano & Peppermint are our favorites for cooking and teas!
~Making bracelets, key chains out of bottle caps
~ Magnet making
~Making Coasters with Modge Podge
~Photo crafts such as calenders, mouse pads, mugs, ornaments, magnets,etc…
~Making cement mosaic stepping stones
~pot holder loom kit
~sewing baby doll blankets
~cookie, muffin, soup mixes in a jar- we have been making these for years for neighbors… since before I had kids and people LOVE them
~Cookies in a tin can of course!
~ Canvas painting for Grandparents