News Category: Daily Reflections for Advent

Advent Activities

Create the gift that keeps on giving, a custom “coupon book” for your family. Create slips of paper promising freebies like “Extra scoop of ice cream,” “Stay up 1 hour late,” or “Skip washing the dishes.” #advent #allsaintsparishevansville If your children complete their homework or household chores, give them permission to use a coupon. Pro tip: Encourage your children to create a coupon book for their extra nice parents.

Advent Reflections

Before you bust out your Christmas décor and the kids open their treasured gifts, be sure to declutter and donate! Give each member of the family a trash bag or moving box. Then, instruct each member to fill their container with items to donate: clothing, toys, cookware, etc. This will ensure your home is clean and organized for the bustling holiday season, plus you’re teaching the importance of giving to those in need.

Advent Reflection

Today we begin the season of Advent. You’re probably getting ready to string your Christmas lights … or maybe you’re ahead of the game and have finished your outdoor display! Either way, consider this Advent window craft. The supplies are simple, but the finished products will make a dramatic impact on passersby.

Here you can find instructions on how to accomplish this easy, meaningful activity: