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Advent Week 1 :: The Light of Stones

This post is a part of our Tiny Advent series. All of the posts are housed over on this page for your convenience. We hope you follow along and enjoy the series. Come on over and share your photos on our Facebook page and tweet about it with #tinyadvent @tinypeasant. Thanks! Welcome! Each week's post contains the following: // Family Discussion Points      // Poster       // Memory Verse      // Centerpiece Decorating // Crafts      // Gift, Acvitity & Act of Kindness Ideas To see our advent calendar tutorial and download our gift/experience/acts of kindness...

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Tiny Advent // Sock Calendar + 25 Gifts

This post is a part of our Tiny Advent series. All of the posts are housed on this page for your convenience. We hope you follow along and enjoy the series. The Make: We have made this calendar our family tradition for a few years now. We get new socks for each family member, and make a pattern: one sock for each family member; repeat. Each day the person who fits the sock, takes it down from the calendar, and finds what is inside. It might be a note with an activity to do together, an act of kindness, or a small gift. We often include a Bible verse with a tiny gift that is related...

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Advent Week 1 Activity :: Felted Stones

A great sensory activity to do as part of Advent Week 1 :: The Light of Stones and the whole Tiny Advent series.   Materials smooth stones wool roving in desired colours sewing thread in same colours as roving (optional) large bowl or pot warm water natural dish soap nylons/pantyhose Instructions: 1. Wrap stone in roving. 2. Optional: Hold roving in place by wrapping thread around it in many directions and tie. 3. If you used the thread, add a final layer of roving to cover it. 4. Place the stone with roving in a piece of pantyhose, tying both...

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nurturing young artists: art supplies part one

  I've always been drawn to quality goods. Does anyone else inevitably pick out the most expensive item when shopping? At times that high price tag doesn't actually equate to high quality, but our family has learned that investing in quality items is a good method of stewardship over the long haul. We can apply this to nurturing a love for art in our children through purchasing select, quality art supplies. Why spend the extra money on art supplies for kids? Often as adults we are very product oriented. Our kids, however, are thankfully more process oriented, and working with quality...

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