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Snapshot Summary, December 5-11


Advent Activities

5
Making Pinwheel Cookies
Jesse Tree: Abraham's Descendants
Read Genesis 15:1-6
Topics: Believing in the seemingly impossible.

6
Making Fruitcake from Grandpa's recipe.
Isaac
Read Genesis 22:1-14
Topics: Faith and sacrifice.

7
Collecting Greens and having Hot Cocoa afterwards.
Jacob
Read Genesis 28:10-22
Topics: All we have is His. Possessions.


Advent Week 2: Light Two Purple Candles


8
Making Presents.
Joseph
Feast of Immaculate Conception

Read Genesis 37:2-11


Topics: Jealousy.


9
Making "Getting the Tree" ornaments.
Moses

Read Exodus 3-4:17

Topics: Faith to do what He asks us to do, even if we feel we can't do it.



10
Mint Chocolate Chip milkshakes.
Passover

Read Exodus 12: 1-20

Topics: How the Israelites’ freedom from the bondage of slavery in Egypt foreshadow our own freedom from the bondage of sin by Jesus’ death on the cross.



11
Polar Express movie night.
The Ten Commandments

Read Exodus 20:1-17

Topics: What are the Ten Commandments?

We also learned about Islam and Islamic art.


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6 comments:

  1. I like the verses interspersed with the activities - really makes it all special.

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  2. We are so behind on our Advent activities.

    I love yours by the way.

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  3. What lovely verses and activities. What a lovely Advent season you are having.
    Blessings, Dawn

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  4. My favorite up there? Your Polar Express movie night with the North Pole cupcakes. Darling!

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  5. Love the ornament with a car and a tree on top. So clever! I hope you are enjoying your Advent time!

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  6. So many tasty treats! And what a lovely Advent season indeed.

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