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~Advent Calendar~

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Quail_Antwerp, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    I want to go dig out my advent calendar. I have a snowman one, made of felt (no I didn't feel it to make it felt, it's just felt~dumb joke sorry!) lol

    So normally I let the kids just move the snowflake to the next day in the evening and they each get a cookie before bed. This year I want to do it differently. I am thinking of putting some small, inexpensive items in a "treasure box" and have the kids pick something from the box each night. I am thinking along the lines of maybe some homemade things, small stuffed toys, or maybe cheap inexpensive things from the dollar tree/dollar store.

    I figure we will give the kids numbers, and each night pull a number and whoever's number we pull, they get to choose from the treasure box that night. That child won't be in the drawing the next night, so the others get a chance.

    So I need to come up with 24 small items to put in a treasure box. I am not wanting to put sweets in there. I am thinking maybe new scarf, gloves, hats, etc...sensible things that will last awhile and maybe a few smallish toys. If my math is right, each kid should get 6 turns at this.
     
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    I cant find the chocolte ones around here [​IMG]
     
  3. RickiHupp

    RickiHupp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My kids love magnet numbers and letters. They are 88 cents at wal mart!!!
     
  4. happyheart

    happyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always bought mine from harry and david although a bit pricey they have great chocolate but I think Target carries the ones with chocolates in them too.
     
  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Got to call my hubby to bring some home.
     

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