Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Christmas Countdown

This is our Christmas Countdown. I have a posterboard hanging above our chimney and each day of the month (up to the 24th) we will put something new up so that by Christmas it will look like this.
We will also be doing the following each day. I made this little Nativity scene with my Cricut Machine.

1. Merry Christmas- Song “Picture a Christmas” LDS Children’s Song book no. 50
2. Stable- Song “Once Within a Lowly Stable” LDS Children’s Song book no. 41
3. Manager- Song “Away in a Manager” LDS Children’s Song book no. 42
4. Star- Scripture Matthew 2:2
5. Mary- Scripture Luke 1:30-35
6. Joseph- Song “When Joseph Went to Bethlehem” LDS Children’s song book no. 38
7. Star border(1) – Poem “Star Poem”
8. Shepherd- Scripture Luke 2:8
9. Shepherd’s staff- Poem “The Symbolism of the Candy Cane”
10. Sheep- Song “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks” Hymn 211
11. Star border (2)- Song “Stars Were Gleaming” LDS Children’s song book no. 37
12. Donkey- Song “Silent Night” Hymn 204
13. Sheep (2)- Song “With Wondering Awe” Hymn 210
14. Wiseman (1)- Scripture Matthew 2:1-4
15. Gift (1) –Scripture Matthew 2:11
16. Camel- Song “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” Hymn 209
17. Wiseman (2) Scripture Matthew 2:5-8
18. Gift (2)- Scripture Matthew 5:23
19. Camel (2)- Song “Angels We Have Heard on High” Hymn 203
20. Wiseman (3)- Scripture Matthew 2:9-12
21. Gift (3)- Song “The Nativity Song” LDS Children’s Song book no. 52
22. Camel (3)-Song “O Little Town of Bethlehem” Hymn 208
23. Angel- Scripture Luke 2:10
24. Baby Jesus- Scripture Luke 1:31
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vanessa said...

This is beautiful! You did a great job.

Adriana said...

What a fun idea!

Mabel said...

That is awesome! They look great and the boys will have fun with that.

The Activity Mom said...

This is such a great idea! Thanks for linking up to my advent post!

SHELL said...

That's such a fantastic idea!! And something that your chidren will remember and cherish, I'm sure!