Wednesday, December 3

Living and Learning: December...

Faith
Saint Alexander
Saint Nicholas
Saint Herman of Alaska
Saint Lucia
The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Homemaking
Finalize Plans for Little Man's Namesday and Birthday
Christmas Planning, Shopping, and Wrapping Gifts
Christmas Decorating
Christmas Tree
Nativity Preparations with Children
Perfect Stovetop Popcorn Recipe
Follow Cleaning Plan in Preparation for Nativity
Solidify Plans for the Twelve Days of Christmas
Decorate Kitchen with a Winter Jasmine Plant and a Potted Rosemary Plant
Enjoy Citrus Fruits - Oranges, Clementines, Tangerines, Grapefruit, etc.
Clean House for Nativity from Top to Bottom

Finish Tama sweater for Button
Begin Tama Sweater for Little Man
Begin Lap Blanket

Themes
Gingerbread
Saint Nicholas
Winter
Christmas

Read Alouds 

Christmas Book Basket

Special Days
Uncle Gregory's Birthday - 3rd
Little Man's Namesday - 4th
Auntie Kate's Namesday - 8th
Little Man's 3rd Birthday - 12th

Full Cold Moon - 16th
Uncle Nicolas' Namesday - 19th
Auntie Anna's Birthday and Namesday - 22nd
Lucy's Namesday - December 26th
Little Man's Hospital Homecoming Anniversary - 31st

Learning
Practice Entering the Church Prayerfully and Properly
Practice Chanting The Lord's Prayer
Clearing the Table after Meals

Washing Dishes and Loading the Dishwasher
Tidy bedrooms each morning
Tidy the playroom each afternoon
Put Away Own Laundry
Nature table scene
Christmas book basket
Watercoloring
Gingerbread House Building
Christmas Parade
Winter Wonderland of Lights Display
Living Nativity
Puzzles
Decorating the Christmas Tree
Children’s Nativity Play Set
Encourage imaginative play by not over-scheduling our days
Take the children for walks in the woods
Polish wooden toys together
Attend a Performance of the Nutcracker
Celebrate the Twelve Days of Christmas

1 comment:

dutifulbee said...

Thank you for sharing your monthly Living and Learning lists. I'm determined to start doing these in 2015. My biggest challenge is our sort of recent switch to the Old Calendar. I'm always forgetting special days once they finally arrive. Hopefully this will help me stay organized!

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