We want this issue to help children begin to understand how Jesus’ birth, God’s incarnation, is made new to us each Advent and Christmas.Order Now See Inside
For your family
* Without being asked, clean the living room or family room to help get ready for guests.
* Make a simple snack for your family to share while you have a quiet time together in front of your Christmas tree.
* Write a note thanking your parents for all they do to make Christmas fun and meaningful for you.
* Pray for family members you won’t be with this Christmas.
For your neighbors
* With a parent’s permission, invite kids in your neighborhood over for a game afternoon.
* Ask your family to go with you to visit a neighbor who may be lonely.
* Help a neighbor with a chore (shoveling snow, recycling, putting away Christmas decorations, etc.) that may be hard for him or her to do.
* Pray for God to bless each of your neighbors in the coming year.
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* Banana halves that have been dipped in melted chocolate and frozen
* Frozen grapes
* A smoothie made by blending yogurt, fresh fruit, and a few ice cubes
* Kabobs made by skewering chunks of fresh fruit
* Make-your-own pops made by freezing fruit juice in small cups. (Insert crafts sticks or spoons when the pops are partially frozen.)
07/01/2014 at 02:00 am