100 Ways to make Christmas Memories

aspiredlivingchristmasWe love, love, love the Christmas season. We recognize that this may not be the actual day the Savior was born but we still think it’s a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the birth of the risen Savior! In this list you are sure to find something that you love, something to incorporate into your upcoming Christmas celebration! May you truly have a fun, fanciful and most importantly spirit filled Christmas this year!

Make Christmas memories by observing Advent

  1. The Advent Book – We have been using this book for several years and our kiddos ages 4-16 eagerly anticipate each days reading. This is a simple quick and easy Advent Book, it is expensive but it is worth every penny!!!!!
  2. The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Christ in Christmas 
  3. Christmas at Bedtime: Counting Down With Books
  4. Countdown Blocks
  5. Candy Bar Countdown
  6. Punchable Countdown
  7. Characteristics of Jesus: Advent Countdown
  8. Nativity Story Countdown
  9. Puzzle Activity Countdown
  10. Clipboard Countdown
  11. Advent, Isaiah 11:1-10
  12. 50 Advent Calendar Countdown Ideas
  13. Countdown to Christmas with a Nativity Scene
  14. 1st Sunday in Advent, Advent Calenders

Make Christmas memories with Books

  1. The Advent Book
  2. Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol – We read this book of redemption every Christmas! Love it!
  3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss)
  4. The Gift of the Magi
  5. The Story of Christmas
  6. The Legend of the Candy Cane, Newly Illustrated Edition: The Inspirational Story of Our Favorite Christmas Candy
  7. The Legend of the Poinsettia
  8. AN Orange for Frankie
  9. The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale
  10. If You’re Missing Baby Jesus: A True Story that Embraces the Spirit of Christmas
  11. What Child Is This?: A Christmas Story
  12. The Widows Christmas Tree
  13. Christmas Sweater
  14. Merry Christmas, Curious George
  15. The Sweet Smell of Christmas (Scented Storybook)
  16. The Donkey Who Carried a King
  17. Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: A Family Celebration of Christmas
  18. God Bless Us, Every One!: The Story Behind a Christmas Carol

More Christmas Book Lists

  1. Truly Enriching Christmas Books for the whole family
  2. 20 Christ Centered Christmas books
  3. Top 20 Christ Centered Read Alouds
  4. 5 Christmas Books that Top our List

Make Christmas memories with Art

Simple Christmas Art Lessons

  1. Star Over Bethlehem Chalk Pastel Art
  2. A Simple Start in Christmas Chalk Pastels
  3. Christmas Tree in the Snow Chalk Art
  4. Christmas Ornament Chalk Art
  5. Ultimate Guide to Christmas Music

Make Christmas memories with Traditions

PYHHforChristmas

  1. Preparing your Heart and Home for Christmas 
  2. Aspired Christmas Traditions
  3. More Aspired Christmas Traditions
  4. Celebrating the Advent Season
  5. Real Christmas Carols  from Susan Evans Blog
  6. Susan’s Wacky Gingerbread House Tips
  7. Jesse Tree Magnets
  8. The Jesus Box
  9. 31 FUN Christmas Ideas for Families
  10. Ultimate Guide to Keeping CHRIST in Christmas
  11. The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Family Traditions
  12. Christmas Tradition: A Gift to Jesus
  13. Countdown to Christmas with a Nativity Scene
  14. Jesse Tree
  15. Homeschool Co-op Christmas Party  – This post from the Unlikely Homeschool is loaded with Christmas games.
  16. Christmas Favorites – recipes, gift ideas and more
  17. 5 Simple Ways to make Memories
  18. Hot Chocolate Station

Make Christmas memories with Crafts

Printable Nativity Set
100 ways to make Christmas Memories
  1. Snowman Keepsake Handprint Ball Ornament
  2. DIY Snowman Ornament
  3. DIY Craft: Holiday Luminaries
  4. Clothespin Reindeer Ornament
  5. LifeSaver Candy Cane ornament based on J for Jesus
  6. Printable Nativity Sets from Mama Jenn
  7. Christmas Tree Do-a-Dot Card from Contented Home
  8. 10 Fun Ideas to do at Christmas Time with your Children

Christmas Gift Ideas

stockingssuffers

  1. Truly Frugal Stocking Stuffers
  2. Faithfilled Christmas Gifts for Girls
  3. Three Gifts for Christmas– how we keep it focused and frugal with five children
  4. Christmas Traditions buying Presents
  5. Fun Stocking Stuffers for Boys
  6. Fun Stocking Stuffers for Girls
  7. Ideas for Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Make Christmas memories with Movies

25christmasmovies

  1. * It’s a Wonderful Life (My husband’s favorite)
  2. The Grinch that Stole Christmas
  3. White Christmas
  4. A Christmas Story
  5. *A Christmas Carol(My personal favorite)
  6. Frosty the Snowman (The twins favorite)
  7. *The Drummer Boy
  8. Rudolph the Red nosed Reindeer
  9. Elf
  10. A Muppet Christmas Carol
  11. Ernest Saves Christmas
  12. The Santa Clause (with Tim Allen)
  13. The Nativity Story
  14. Christmas Lodge
  15. Silver Bells
  16. One Special Night
  17. It Happened on 5th avenue
  18. The Great Rupert
  19. Homeless for the Holidays
  20. *Miracle on 34th Street (Black & white or colorized not the modern version)
  21. A Bishops Wife
  22. A Charlie Brown Christmas (Bullet’s Favorite)
  23. The Christmas Candle
  24. Joyexux Noel
  25. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey – with activity

Homeschooling Through Christmas

  1. Christmas-Schooling with 25 Christmas Writing Prompts
  2. The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Nature Study – book list included
  3. Homeschool Co-op Christmas Party
  4. The Nativity Handwriting Printable Set
  5. Christmas School

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iHomeschool Network Christmas Board

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Kyle is a full time frugal wife of Wayneand Mama to 5 adorable children: Peyton (15), Parker (10),Pearson (8), Parson (3) & Providence (3). My hope is to present families with an attainable simplified model of classical education with a Charlotte Mason twist.She likes listening to audio books, watching the kids play sports or piano & doing anything with my husband! She likes to do all of that while having a cup of coffee! You can find her blogging on a regular basis here at Aspired Living, The Curriculum Choice & Womanhood with Purpose.

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Kyle is a full time frugal wife of Wayne and Mama to 5 adorable children: Peyton (15), Parker (10),Pearson (8), Parson (3) & Providence (3). My hope is to present families with an attainable simplified model of classical education with a Charlotte Mason twist.She likes listening to audio books, watching the kids play sports or piano & doing anything with my husband! She likes to do all of that while having a cup of coffee! You can find her blogging on a regular basis here at Aspired Living, The Curriculum Choice & Womanhood with Purpose.

3 thoughts on “100 Ways to make Christmas Memories

  1. Thanks for all the great suggestions! I’ve heard other people talk about how great the Advent book is so I’m glad to see another recommendation for it, and I’m definitely going to check out the Christmast art and Christmas book links you shared.
    Thanks for linking up at the Shine Blog Hop!
    Amber at OurCharmedLife.net

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