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Christmas in October

Posted By Yvonne Reynolds On October 8, 2013 @ 12:54 am In Letter Writing | 31 Comments

christmas in october Advent candles in October? Wait a minute? Christmas is still 2 1/2 months away!

advent candles

Now I know it is just the beginning of October, but given the fact that mail to our sponsored children can take 2 to 3 months, now is the time to find and pin some creative Christmas items to make and send to our sponsored children this year.

Print out these Bible verse ornaments [3] on card stock for your sponsored child. To make them a little more durable, laminate them or cover them with clear contact paper.

bible verses [3]

Get your kids and family involved with this one! Have different family members use their hand print [4] for the camels. Just make sure your paper is no longer than 8 1/2 by 11 inches.

hand prints [4]

How about a few questions to ask your sponsored child about Christmas?

  • How do you celebrate Christmas with your family?
  • What special Christmas traditions are there in your country?
  • Do you have a favorite Christmas song?
  • Do you prefer to give gifts or receive them?
  • What is your favorite Christmas memory?

Have you joined our Second Friday Writing Club on Pinterest [5]? If not, be sure to leave the URL for your Pinterest profile in a comment below, and I will add you to our growing group of “pinners”!

I would love for you to join us in finding wonderful projects and ideas to share with our sponsored children each month.


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[5] Second Friday Writing Club on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/compassion/second-friday-letter-writing-club/

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