Paper Lanterns for Chinese New Year Celebration

  To help us celebrate Lunar New Year, Chinese New Year, we made some fun paper lanterns. But before I show you how to make this craft, here’s a brief history of why lanterns were part of the celebration. There are many different versions and here is one from my friend Eva: On the last day of […]

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Chinese New Year 2013: Year of the Snake

  As we finish celebrating the New Year, I am preparing the family to celebrate another one, Chinese New Year.  I love the American New Year, but I am also very fond of the Chinese New Year as well.  My favorite part of celebration as a kid was those red envelopes stuffed with “lucky money,” or […]

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Merry Christmas 2012

  I hope you’re all enjoying a blessed Christmas time with your family this holiday season. May your celebration be joyous and memorable. Have a Merry Christmas everyone! Looking for some Christmas or winter activities for your kids? Here are some we’ve done. Enjoy! A Wordless Book Birthday Cake for Jesus What is Christmas? Chenille Stem […]

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Happy Birthday, Jesus!

One of our Christmas traditions is to make a birthday cake for Jesus. You can make it as fancy as you want or a simple homemade one with your kids. Over here, we like to make a birthday cake for Jesus with the Wordless Book colors. If you’re new to this site, check out my post, […]

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What is Christmas?

  As my kids are getting to be at an age where they are starting to understand and ask questions about Christmas, I find that I have to think through my answers before answering them.  Why? Because I wanted it to be purposeful and pointing them to the real reason for the season, Jesus’ birth.  […]

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