Here are some unique Christmas traditions that you can do with your family to create the Christmas Spirit as well as special memories.
1. Christmas Books
Wrap up 25 Christmas books and unwrap one and read it every night until Christmas. It's a wonderful way to get have your children practice as well as get in the Christmas spirit.
2. Stocking Letter by Keri
Have each member of your family write notes to each other, including parents, and put them in each others stockings. They are to write one letter a day and make sure that they end up writing at least one letter to each family member. You get to read them on Christmas morning.
I think this is such a wonderful tradition because it's nice for siblings to focus on the positive things they like about each other.
3. Wish Bottle by Dawn
Make a Wish Bottle for your family tree out of anything, like a repurposed an old spice bottle and decorated it.
You hang your little Wish Bottle on your Christmas tree. Inside, rolled up, is a small piece of paper that you can jot down your wishes for Christmas just for that special someone to walk by and see! They can pull your wish list out, tuck it in their pocket and then leave theirs for you!
4. Celebrates Nickolaus on December 6th by Heather
Nikolaus is the German Santa Claus and comes on December 6th and fills your shoes with treats and gifts. Have your kids line their shoes up by the front door the night before.
5. Participate in an Angel Tree by Lacie
Pick a couple children that had specific needs and purchase those gifts for them. Make it a family affair and enjoy the special spirit of giving this holiday season.
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