Our Advent Bucket List

It’s seems like the last six months have gone in a blur – can it *really* be December in just a few days’ time? This year both Mr D and Miss E are fully aware that Christmas in on the way. Now that Grandma’s birthday is out of the way they know it is countdown to my birthday and then, once that’s out of the way it is the countdown to Christmas.

Quick and easy advent ideas in our advent bucket list

We have a couple of things planned in with the children, we are going to do the breakfast with Father Christmas again that we did last year and we have tickets for a Pantomine – the first the children will have been to.

I also asked the children what they’d like to do and they came up with a few things make mince pies and Christmas cards. In addition we will be trying to do as many of the activities as we can from this book, Adventivity House. It looks great and has lots of different things to do in. I am not sure we will manage all of these activities, but I plan to give it a good go and do a fair few of the activities.

adventivity house from Quarto

It is packed with ideas and includes a range of recipes, templates and foldable items. It also (helpfully) at the back includes a list of additional things you need for each project, eg ribbon or ingredients. I can’t wait to get started and will share our efforts over on Instagram.

So… these are the children’s requests – it shouldn’t be too hard to do this things… I hope!

 

advent bucket list

What’s on your advent bucket list this year?

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2 Comments

  1. 29th November 2016 / 20:28

    So much to cram in this year now Georgia is at school there isn’t as much time to do things. We have make Christmas decorations and baking on our list as well as visit Santa and see Christmas lights (which we did last weekend).

  2. 2nd December 2016 / 13:32

    Awww sounds exciting. This will be the first year, I am going to make mince pie with Olivia. Adventivity House book sounds amazing as I need more ideas for activities. x

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