Christmas Book Advent Calendar


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I know, I know… we just got through Halloween and I’m already talking about Christmas! Well, I have to tell you about this project because maybe you’ll want to do it too!

So, I have been recently inspired by the idea of a Christmas Book Advent Calendar. As I’ve shared previously, as Early Childhood Educators, my husband and I truly believe in the importance of fostering literacy. Hence, when I stumbled across this idea, how could we not do it!?

Every night, for the month of December, my daughter will unwrap a “new” Christmas book to read before bed. I didn’t like the idea of wasting wrapping paper, so all of the books will be wrapped in fabric (this way we can also reuse the fabric year after year). We also made and laminated numbered tags so that we could reuse those as well.

As I embarked on this project, I discovered that we already had 15 Christmas books. I would only need nine more to make a complete set. So began the task of scouring used book stores and thrift shops for Christmas picture books. We now have more than enough books to countdown to Christmas.

Some of our favourite Christmas books include:

Counting Christmas (Classic Board Books) by Karen Katz
Merry Christmas, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margaret and H.A. Ray
Have You Seen Christmas? by Vicki Howie and Caroline Pedlar
One Starry Night by Jan Godfrey and Honor Ayres
Christmas Tree by David Martin

We plan on putting a new book into the rotation every year. I love Christmas traditions… and I’m so excited to start our Christmas Book Advent Calendar!

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Author of My Kitchen, My Classroom: An Introduction to Homeschool, creator of The Deliberate Mom, Deliberate Homeschooling and regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Jennifer writes about parenting, her faith, and life with her husband and two girls. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration Degree with a specialization in Early Learning in Child Care. 

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