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Focus on Your Family

KID’S HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Focus, focus, focus on the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. (See the Family Devotion section for a family devotion holiday book)

Thanksgiving

As you gather around the table for the Thanksgiving, take time to remember the things God has given you. Have each family member around the table tell one thing for which they are thankful. Record the conversation on video or tape recorder. Be sure to state the year and who is present. It’s a wonderful family keepsake for future generations to hear or view.

Forget fancy tablecloths. Cover the table with a white plastic tablecloth. Place markers on the table. Have family members use the markers to write what they are thankful for. Keep the cloth and put out again the following Thanksgiving. Record the conversation and memories that takes place and take photos. Add the present year’s thanksgivings to last year’s thanks.

Christmas

New Release - Merry Larry’s True Light of Christmas (The latest Veggie Tale)

There is a new song by Owl City featuring Toby Mac. The voice

of the narrator is Duck Dynasty’s Si Robertson. $12.97 at Family Christian

or can be found on their website.

Make your child’s Christmas more meaningful with an Advent Calendar. Family Christian has a 3D calendar Advent Countdown Calendar with 25 drawers that can be decorated and customized for a keepsake that will make Christmas special for years. $19.99 All ages.

They also have an Advent Calendar with chocolate candies in each compartment for $6.99. It is only available in the store.

There are many more Advent Calendars in the store and on line or have the kids help make and decorate an Advent Calendar.

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