Help Young Catholics Prepare for the Nativity of the Lord with the How I Can Celebrate Advent and Christmas Project.
Encourage children to learn about the liturgical season of Advent and participate in it in age-appropriate ways. The How I Can Celebrate Advent and Christmas Project is the perfect seasonal activity for an elementary-aged (Gr. 3+) Religious Education class. Choose to store the project in a file folder, binder, pocket folder, or even display them on a wall or bulletin board.
How to Use the How I Can Celebrate Advent and Christmas Project
Through a small group or class discussion, students will have a chance to learn what Advent is and how they can participate in the season through simple, everyday activities.
After students have performed an activity from the student sheet, they track what they have done by affixing the fun, colorful Progress Pieces to their Student Sheet. Modern graphics add meaning and help solidify learning. Directions for completion and notes about each suggested activity are provided.
The How I Can Celebrate Advent and Christmas Project features the following twelve suggested activities.
- See an Advent wreath
- Attend Holy Mass
- Help clean your home
- Sing Christmas carols
- Look at a Nativity Scene
- Pray daily
- Say "Thank you"
- Decorate in some way
- Give a gift of love
- Wish a Merry Christmas
- Enjoy a Christmas Tree
- Don't be greedy