A few years ago, I shared some of my family's Advent traditions. Those posts can be found at:The Beauty of Advent
The Beauty of Advent II
Some of the picture books that we read are listed here:
Christmas, Feast Day, and Winter Books
I need to re-organize this list.
Over the years, we have had different Jesse trees. When my two oldest daughters were younger, I had them make a Jesse tree like the one that I made in First Grade. I cut a green fir tree from construction paper and had them draw, color, and cut out the symbols each day. When their art work was ready, they would glue it onto the tree. Eventually, instead of making a Jesse tree, we purchased a small, fake Christmas tree from Michaels. My husband printed the Jesse tree ornament pictures found on the Domestic-Church website and the children colored them and hung them on the tree each day. I really like the fact that these ornaments have a related bible verse printed below the image. This year, we will use
the Jesse tree kit from Illuminated Ink. We still need to decide where we will hang the completed ornaments. the Jesse Tree ornaments from the Domestic Church website again.
I hope that everyone has a blessed Advent.