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Miniature Advent Wreath


Let's make a miniature Advent Wreath out of cardboard and birthday candles.
Cut out four small flower shaped pieces of cardboard and cut circles out of their centers.
Glue them together.
Paint them green.
After it is dry, punch four evenly-spaced holes with a skewer, and then glue in the holes the little candle holders that come with a set of birthday candles. Wrap imitation pine bough around the cardboard.
Place one pink and and three purple candles in the holders.
You are now finished!
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7 comments:

  1. I love homemade advent calendars. Lovely idea to put an activity in each window and making the miniture advent wreaths. Who needs shop bought chocolate advent calendars? Not me.

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  2. That is freaking awesome!

    Love her advent calendar she made.

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  3. LOVE the miniature Advent wreaths! Those are super cute!

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  4. I love this activity - a simple but beautiful way for children to experience the mystery of Christmas. Your blog is great! I'm following you now. I featured this activity at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/LivingMontessoriNow

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  5. I am loving your Advent activities, Phyllis! So creative! What a blessing that daughter of yours is to her brothers! :)

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