Monday, November 1

Living and Learning: November...


Archangel Michael

St Nectarios

Saint Martin

Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos

Kursk Root Icon


Purchase last bits of warm clothing for the cold weather

Create costumes for the children to wear on Saint Michael's Day

Plan Cleaning List for Nativity Fast

Plant Bulbs and Pansies

Feather the nest with down blankets for the beds, warm throws for the living room, pajamas and slippers, candles, slippers and a stock of teas and cocoa

Plan Nativity activities

Plan for December's feastdays (Saint Nicholas Day, Saint Herman, Saint Lucia, Christmas) and Little Man's Namesday and Birthday

Knit two washcloths

Plan celebration for the feast of Saint Martin (Martinmas)

Set up Reading Room in the sunroom and Playroom in loft


Rolling over!!



Native Americans




Enjoy the darkening evenings with candlelight on the mantle and at the dinner table

Special Days

2nd Miss Heather's Birthday

9th Uncle Nick’s Namesday and Birthday

11th Veterans Day

17th National Bread Baking Day

20th Uncle Gregory’s Namesday

21st Full Beaver Moon

25th Thanksgiving


Practice being still and quiet during services and prayers
Singing – “O Heavenly King”

The Sign of the Cross for Little Man

Nature table scene
Seasonal book basket

Shopping for costumes for our dress-up box the day after Halloween
Encourage imaginative play by not over-scheduling our days
Take the children to the nearby state park for nature walks
Polish wooden toys together
Begin going to Story Hour again
Lacing Cards
The Tree of Jesse - Christmas Preparation
Celebrate Martinmas: book by Verena Smith, three small gifts, muffins for breakfast, lantern making, clothing donation

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