Day 1 – December 3, 2023
The Story & the Song
Today’s Story lays the groundwork for Advent. It explains that God sent His son because He loves His people,
Today’s story begins by telling us that God’s creation of the world is a reflection of His love.
“The heavens are singing about how great God’s love is., and the skies are shouting it out.” Sally Lloyd-Jones, The Jesus Storybook Bible
“God wrote, ‘I love you.” He wrote it in the sky and on the earth and under the sea. He wrote His message everywhere! Because God created everything in His world to reflect Him like a mirror….to make our hearts sing.” Sally Lloyd-Jones, The Jesus Storybook Bible
“And God put it into words, too, and wrote it in a book he called ‘the Bible.” Sally Lloyd-Jones, The Jesus Storybook Bi
For today’s activity, I want us to create Valentines for God, telling Him oo.that we love Him,
Activities for Day 1
1. Create an Advent Candle
2. Light a Candle
3. Sing a Song about Light
4. Check Out the 21 Days of Drawing Challenge
Check this Activity Out Now. Order Supplies Now. and I’ll begin the rest of the days of the challenge after Christmas. Everyone needs time to get their supplies.
While I taught art in schools, I was named National Teacher of the Year. Sharing free drawing classes is a way that I can share, and Christmas should be a time of sharing.
To help you understand shading, follow along with the following tutorial
I have a confession to make, when I launched my 21 Days Drawing Challenge, I did not realize that Mark Kistler has updated his drawing tutorials and that he currently has a 21 Day Drawing Challenge, but you must pay for it at 21Draw. Please–Check out that site and Mark Kistler’s new and improved videos there.
The 21Draw site is well worth the money. My tutorial today is just a taste of Mark Kistler. For one tuition price, you will have access to many types of art tutorials.
Activity 5: For the Tots: Practice Your ABCs
Advent is Learning to Wat — Learning to Grow –in Steps
The ABCs are the first step toward Learning to Read
Get Ready for a Free Preschool Program that I’ll start after Christmas – Drawing the ABCs
We’ll Draw every animal in the above video and learn some special things about each of them. This will not be a how-to-draw program. This program will endorse absolute creativity/ The Kids will draw with Crayola Brand Magic Markers. Be sure that you have your markers ready by January of 2024;
Make Another Advent Wreath from Construction Paper