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Advent Calendar for Kids

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An advent calendar contains reminders each day that Christmas is coming. Advent is a term from the Latin word adventur which means "arrival". The advent officially begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas.

Each December, families begin to decorate their homes, inside and out. They get out the special Christmas dishes to use during the holidays. The Christmas photo album is proudly displayed for all to enjoy. The favorite Christmas stories and books are set out. The traditional nativity scene is carefully set up. An advent calendar begins the time of anticipation. The house is filled with Christmas music and the sweet smell of baking. It is truly a time of preparation and joy.

Advent Calendar

Here is an Advent Calendar filled with activities for you to countdown to Christmas while you're waiting for the big day. Be sure to check the Advent Calendar every day for recipes, crafts, games and lots more fun things to do. Enjoy!

I hope you enjoyed the Advent Calendar and counting down to Christmas. Have a Merry Christmas!

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