Advent Calendars and Wreaths (12-08-2011)

Advent is a season of preparation and expectation as we look forward to the Birth of Jesus and His eminent return.  Advent Calendars and Advent Wreaths are wonderful tools for families to use as they prepare their hearts, homes, and lives for Jesus.  Help your children keep the focus on Jesus as we count down to Christmas!

Web Sites – Advent Calendars and Advent Wreaths

The Meaning of the Advent Wreath

Web site with lots of Advent ideas from history to recipes to family activities. Its a few years old, so not all of the links work anymore – but it could help get the juices flowing for creative ideas.

Web site from Microsoft Office that teaches you how to create your own Advent Calendar.

Advent Wreath - Guide to Meaning

Just for Fun

The Nativity story set to "Bohemian Rhapsody"

A video where the Nativity Story is told by puppets singing to Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”; they call it the “Bethlehemian Rhapsody.”

Online Advent Calendar Museum

Pictures and descriptions of Advent Calendars over the 150 year history.

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