3 Christmas Crafts To Do with Your Kids this Weekend
How To Homeschool My Child

3 Christmas Crafts To Do with Your Kids this Weekend

21 Days of Thanksgiving

For many of us, we’re starting a long weekend for Christmas. Why not spend time together at home? Get away from the hustle and bustle at the malls. Spend time with your kids and make some easy, fun Christmas crafts.

I shared Christmas crafts and other activities for kids on a recent Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch. I was watching my granddaughters for a week, so we had fun making lots of crafts.

Christmas Craft 1:
Nativity Graham Crackers & Handprint Ornaments

Christmas Craft 2:
Pretzel Log Christmas Trees

Christmas crafts for your kids - Make a pretzel log Christmas tree this weekend

Christmas Craft 3:
Christmas Wreath

Christmas crafts wreath

My hope is when you see this wreath every time you walk through the doorway, you’ll remember Jesus’ love for you and your family.  His never-ending love, steadfast and enduring forever.

Share this idea with your kids, as well as the meaning of each of the ornaments.

RedJesus’ blood, blood that saves us, reconciles us, forgives us, gives us peace and protects us. Every day, I pray that God will cover you, me and our kids with the blood of Jesus.

GoldJesus is King of Kings, always in control of you and me.

Green – Jesus growing us in our relationship with the Father, His Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Most of all, I pray this wreath reminds you of how valuable you are to God.

How to Homeschool My Child


Before I close, one of the best pieces of advice I received the first year I homeschooled was to take a break during December. A friend of mine who had kids the same ages, but had homeschooled since Kindergarten, told me she “quits” formal homeschooling.

What you might say? Quit homeschooling for a month.

Well, not really!

Christmas Unit Study - free for limited time - get activities in all homeschool subjectsFrom this piece of advice, our family began a Christmas tradition of integrating Christmas and Advent into our homeschooling. I mention a few ideas on our 5 Clues to Putting Christ Back into Christmass online workshop. You can reserve your seat for free HERE.

There are so many more ideas to integrate Christmas into your reading, writing, math, history, science and other homeschooling. Use Christmas as your central focus all month-long. I have many ideas for you in our Christmas Unit Study.

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3 Responses to 3 Christmas Crafts To Do with Your Kids this Weekend

  1. Tracy says:

    We made a cotton ball snowman!

  2. Karen Waide says:

    These are just so neat. I absolutely LOVE the Pretzel Log Christmas Tree.
    I would love for you to stop by and share this on my Throwback Thursday Blog Style over at Tots and Me…Growing Up Together. If you have a chance.

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