- ‘The Advent Puppet Calendar App was created to provide families a Christian puppet advent calendar. The advent puppet calendar app has been designed to provide you and the family with a digital Christian advent calendar including daily video clips of the puppets explaining the truth behind Christmas, the nativity and other aspects of the Christian message.’ (https://thatadventpuppetapp.
- ‘Wandering Wise Men’ – ‘This is a great Christian tradition that is an alternative to “Elf on the Shelf.”’ (https://meaningfulmama.com/
- ‘The Kindness Elves’ – Another alternative to Elf on the Shelf, encouraging children to engage in acts of kindness during this season. (https://
theimaginationtreestore.com/) pages/thekindnesselves?fbclid= IwAR33WPLYz8rnlFZrcDgiHlU3oaAv amsFWC3-wyNBA64vmMAeHsNR1B8_ Yp4
- ‘Muddy Church Adventure’ – a resource which offers activities and ideas for reflecting on the Christmas story outdoors as well as indoors. (https://www.muddychurch.co.
- ‘Muddy Church Jesse Tree’ – a resource for making a Jesse Tree as a family from everyday objects, including activities and suggesting things to collect outdoors. (https://www.muddychurch.co.
- ‘The Bible Verse Advent Countdown’ – a type of Advent calendar, featuring Bible verses counting down to Christmas. It is all there, just to be printed. (https://happyhomefairy.com/
- ‘Flexagon Advent Calendar’ – ‘Print and fold this amazing Advent calendar then flex to find each day’s reading.’ (https://reflectionary.org/
2020/11/09/flexagon-advent-) calendar/?fbclid= IwAR1fzPaYNhX5NpOQ8SajvTBcw4UB LGImFO0e8umZuRQCn_xa- yyBW411kIk
- ‘Paper City Nativity Scene’ – Free, printable templates to make a nativity scene with just paper. (http://madebyjoel.com/2013/
- Homemade Advent Wreaths – Many of our churches use Advent wreaths and candles. Why not make one at home as a focus for prayer and reflection, with activities – you could use paper/craft materials, plasticine/clay/Playdough, or even traditional foliage! Have a look at the photo below, and find prayers which you can use here: http://www.cm.ireland.
anglican.org/wp-content/. uploads/2020/11/ AdventWreathPrayers.pdf