Sunday, 2 December 2007

Getting ready for Christmas!

The tree is up. The children decorated it on Friday. Our tradition is that we put the lights on, after that it is down to them. We don't mess with what they have done! This leads to a tree that while not perfect is certainly spectular because they have done it themselves. O has wonderful memories of being allowed to do the tree all on his own last year so I feel that it is a tradition well wroth keeping!

The fabric advent calendar is up - with two chocolate eggs in each pocket! O gets that it is just a once a day activity - F does not!!

The playmobil advent calander is all set up (25minutes my foot - it took me a good hour to unpack, make all the boxes, make the playmobile, put them in the right box and then put the boxes on the cardboard backing!) and the children have agreed to take it turns to open a box!

Other than that, I still haven't made my cards (oh dear!) but most of the shopping has been done! It certainly won't be long before Christmas is upon us!


Robin said...

That's a really lovely tradition. I'd love to see a piccie of your tree (hint hint).

I'm in the throes of a real crunch at work right now and almost had a heart attack this morning when I realized that Hannukah starts Tuesday night - I'm not ready at all!

Poppy Fields said...

We dod the same thing, we put the lights on the tree and then the girls decorate. And the cards...I have to make cards!!!