Thursday, December 10, 2015

3 of our Christmas traditions...

Just Kidding  asked Dubai Mummy Bloggers about their Christmas rituals for kids. Our three traditions we will be doing every years in December.  A new ones I would love to starts... 

ADVENT CALENDAR:
Advent is the period before Christmas, we count down the day using a calendar made of 24 bags or boxes. In each box or bag there is a little present, candy, personal message. The little notes could be a message of appreciation or something to do on the day like watching a xmas movie and drinking hot chocolate or going to the book store to pick up a new story book about the holidays or choose a new ornement for the tree…

ADVENT CANDLE:
We also count the days before Christmas using candles, a tradition from the Scandinave side of our family. One candle is lit on the first Sunday of Advent, two are lit on the second Sunday and so on, total of 4 candles are lit up.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE:
The week before Christmas, we make a gingerbread house together as a family project. A gingerbread house is a model house made of gingerbread, then covered with a variety of candies and icing. There is a lot of pre-made kits available. We use one as a base and build from there… 

Full articles with all the beautiful answers from Dubai Mommy Bloggers... Here!

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