Thursday, November 3

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
Host inlaws Thanksgiving dinner
Create costumes for the children to wear on Saint Michael's Day
Plan Cleaning List for Nativity Fast
Plan activities for the Nativity Fast and the Twelve Days of Christmas
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)
Stock the winter pantry

Sugar Plum
Learn how to finger knit or use a knitting tower
Work on identifying numbers 11-20

Little Man
Work on saying words that start with the /L/ sound
Work on listening better

Baby Button
Work on one nap each day and an early bedtime (especially on church days)
Nightly baths... his favorite time of day

Native Americans

Try to keep from over scheduling our days... especially keeping the shopping to a minimum

Special Days
2nd Auntie Heather's Birthday
9th Uncle Nick’s Namesday and Birthday
9th Jacob's Birthday
10th Full Beaver Moon
11th Veterans Day
17th National Bread Baking Day
20th Uncle Gregory’s Namesday
24th Thanksgiving

Practice being still and quiet during services and prayers
Singing – “O Heavenly King”
The Sign of the Cross for Button
Nature table scene
Seasonal book basket
Celebrate the feast of Saint Michael
Encourage imaginative play by not over-scheduling our days
Take the children to the nearby state park for nature walks
Polish wooden toys together
Lacing Cards
The Tree of Jesse - Christmas Preparation
Celebrate Martinmas

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