101 Days of Christmas: Simple Lid Ornaments

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: One of our favorite traditions each year is decorating our "kid" Christmas tree with homemade ornaments. This week we set up an ornament making station  (inspired by A Mom with a Lesson Plan) and created some simple lid ornaments using materials we already had around the…

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101 Days of Christmas: CD Wreath Suncatcher

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: Earlier this year I noticed some beautiful CD suncatchers shining in the windows at my son's school. I loved watching how the colors danced around and made the windows look so magical. I decided that we needed to use the idea and create some festive Christmas decorations for…

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101 Days of Christmas: Printable Nativity Set

Bringing the nativity story to life is has always been an important part of our Christmas celebration. Just last year Emma captivated us with her retelling of Jesus' birth. She used her Bible and her nativity set and moved the little characters around as she read each part of the story. Like last year's Jesse…

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101 Days of Christmas: Arthur Christmas Candy Sleigh

My girls love family movie nights, and last week we picked up a copy of Arthur Christmas to watch as a family. This is a cute Christmas movie that gives kids and parents a sneak peek at Santa's behind-the-scenes operations, which include a high-tech command center run by hundreds of elves and a fulfillment system…

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101 Days of Christmas: Reindeer Food

The following post is from Kacey of Well-Rounded Home: Everyone knows to leave milk and cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve , but what about those hard-working reindeer? You know the ones... Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen, And the most famous one of all? Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer…

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101 Days of Christmas: Favorite Things Ornaments

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: One of our favorite family traditions is setting up a special Christmas tree each year just for our kids that we decorate together with homemade decorations. The kids get to choose the tree, and then, help create ornaments all throughout the holiday season. Today, I am…

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101 Days of Christmas: Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree

We're always on the lookout for fun Christmas crafts that the whole family can do together, and this one definitely fits the bill! These are fairly large, so they wouldn't necessarily make great ornaments (although you could use little popsicle sticks instead of the big ones to make miniature versions!), but you could add a…

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101 Days of Christmas: Fabric Scrap Candy Cane Banner

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: This fabric scrap candy cane banner is a fun way to make your house more festive and get your kids involved with decorating! Materials Needed: red and white felt fabric scissors a candy cane template (we used this one from Squidoo and printed 4 per page)…

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