Create a fun, memorable family tradition by making a surprise box for Christmas Eve for everyone to share!
And, most importantly of all for our family, there is the much cherished book about the birth of Jesus, with beautiful illustrations and a really lovely retelling of the Biblical account. We will read this around the tree, near to the fire and then sing some of the Christmas hymns we have been learning. C is very good at teaming “away in a manger” with her own invented dance and Pop has the actions down pat!
There’s also the very last book, number 24, from our nativity advent calendar called The Story of Christmas (mentioned in the Nativity Small World Play post) which will be a lovely way to end the evening before bedtime and stockings!
How about these for starters: