Focus on the Nativity: Celebrating the Christmas Message with Kids!

Welcome to Focus on the Nativity, a collaborative collection of fabulous ideas from over 25 talented bloggers, all about celebrating the Christmas message with children! 

I am thrilled to be hosting this special event this year as the message behind the Christmas story is so important to us as a

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20+ Christmas Activities for Kids!

Here’s a collection of 20+ simple and fun activities, crafts, traditions and sensory play ideas for kids this Christmas season! Pin it now as a resource to return to as more activities will be added throughout the winter as we do them! Traditions Advent Activity Tree

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Advent Activities and Calendars for Kids [It's Playtime!]

Just two weeks to go until the beginning of the Christmas countdown, here are some fun and simple ideas for creating a memorable Advent with your family this year, from homemade calendars and wreaths, to activity trees and themed books. These great ideas were linked up to It’s Playtime in the past, (with a couple

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Balloon Surprise Birthday Countdown

Create an easy birthday countdown with balloons containing little surprises, ready to be popped in the lead up to the big day!

I don’t know about your kids, but when mine are approaching their birthdays the excitement is palpable and it almost feels like they’re going to

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Our Birthday Tree Tradition

Create a wonderful new family tradition, by making a birthday tree together to mark the occasion!  Last year we began our own family tradition of making birthday trees to celebrate each child’s birthday! I thought, why have a special tree just at Christmas time? Why not make one together for

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