I just finished decorating my Christmas tree with a little help from friends and family....emphasis on the LITTLE.
|Imagine the tree surrounded with lots of presents wrapped in lime green with red ribbons. The lime green and red will offer a little balance to the tree top. There is a reason that there are no presents at the bottom of the tree. I have not bought one present! |
Tomorrow is the day to begin!!!
Tomorrow begins the countdown to Christmas.
Here is an idea to keep track of the days until the arrival of a jolly fat man dressed in red when all other presents must be in place.
I put number 1 to 25 on the gingerbread men from the Holiday Cheer cutouts. The tent is made from two pieces of sturdy foam board. I used ribbon and the small 1" gingerbread men cutouts to decorate the edges of the foam board. Then, I connected the 25 gingerbread men with a ring-it to the foam board. Each day a child flips over a gingerbread man to countdown to Christmas.
This is the little poem that is at the bottom of the flip book.
I just can't wait
For that Christmas date!
Count down if you can
Using a Gingerbread man .
Flip one over every day.
Christmas Day is on the way!
I can't wait for that Christmas date!
Tomorrow is December 1. The countdown begins!!
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