Nancy’s favourite time of year is Christmas because everything that is normally dull and boring becomes fancy. Last summer she spent all of her birthday money to buy the most extravagant and fancy topper for the Christmas tree and finally can put it on the top of the tree. While waiting for Grandpa to arrive she is playing with her dog and they accidently knock over the tree breaking the angel. Nancy is devastated but then Grandpa helps her make a new special ornament that can become a family heirloom. A cute story with familiar characters and a good message about family traiditions.
The activity for this one was very obvious. I got a large variety of items out of our craft bins, everything from pipcleaners and pom poms, to paint, plates and every sticky, sparkling or sticker that we have. First the girls painted their paper plates (both sides) and then I let them loose to decorate them. The only thing they needed help with were making the holes for the pipecleaners and ribbon (which are difficult to see in the pictures. Kaitlyn’s is a star and Eileen decided her was a face.