A Christmas Tradition I Am So Snatching!



I love creating memories with my kids and doing things that hopefully they will remember the rest of their lives.

When they were much younger I started creating a Christmas Basket that took us through the most of the month of December up until Christmas eve.

I spend a few days in November wrapping our holiday movies and books, put them in a big basket with a new movie and an ornament for the tree and starting on December 1st we would open one  "gift" until Christmas when they knew the next day Santa would have come. If it was a movie we watched it, if it was a book we read it and spent time together.  It was our own Avent calendar and the kids and I loved it.

After 6 years the kids weren't as excited. I guess I needed to get rid of some of those preschool books and Barney, Wiggle movies. I didn't do it the past two years but this year, plan on revisiting along with this awesome idea.

The Night Before Christmas Box which I spotted here!  I also love this Day Before Christmas Box and hope to get started on these next week.

What traditions do you do that I could incorporate into our memories?

3 comments:

anne marie Carter said...

I love the idea of a Christmas Basket! In the past, I wrapped little gifts for my children to open for the 12 days of Christmas prior to Christmas.

ale ol said...

This is so sweet

Nancy said...

I think this is a nice holiday tradition. I know you all enjoy it!

Nancy
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