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Dec 2, 2012

25 Days of Christmas Book Countdown

Hi Family and Friends!
For 25 nights (1 book/night) the kids will take turns opening a pre-wrapped Christmas book ending with the Biblical story. We only had about 16ish books so the rest I checked out from the library. Some are classics, others a newer, all cute and all special simply because its family time! And yes my kids wanted to unwrap them all as soon as they saw them, so for now they're sitting on a shelf, a tall shelf, haha.

Here's a list of the 25 Christmas Book countdown, plus a few extras since some are super short.

  • Frosty the Snowman, a Little Golden Books
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, a Little Golden Book
  • The Night Before Christmas, a Little Golden Book
  • Christmas is a Time for Singing, a Little Golden Book
  • ABC is for Christmas, a Little Golden Book
  • Jingle Bells, a Little Golden Book
  • Grandfather's Christmas Tree, Thomas Locker
  • Yuletide Ice Cube Fair, Veggie Tales, Wonder Kids
  • BOB, and 6 more Christmas Stories, Sandra Boynton
  • If You Take a Mouse to the Movies, Laura Numeroff
  • Come and See; A Christmas Story, Monica Mayper
  • The First Night, B.G. Hennessy
  • We Three Kings, Gennady Spirin
  • The Donkey's Christmas Song, Nancy Tafuri
  • The Little Drummer Mouse, Mercer Mayer
  • The 12 Days of Christmas; A Pinata for the Pinon Tree, Philemon Sturges
  • Christmas Cakes, Francesca Bosca
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charles M. Schulz
  • The Hat, Jan Brett
  • The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams
  • In Case you Ever Wonder, Max Lucado
  • The Real Night Before Christmas, Mike Gay
  • Snow, Roy McKie and PD Eastman
  • The Christmas Story, Patricia A. Pingry
  • Luke 2 Bible reading on Christmas night
Still have a few more to get to.
A Few other materials we will use are soundtracks:
  • Veggie Tales, 25 Favorite Christmas Songs
  • The Muppets, The Muppet Christmas Carol
And DVDs:
  • The Toy That Saved Christmas, Veggie Tales
  • Childrens Treasury: The Crippled Lamb, Jacob's Gift, Alabaster's Song, by Max Lucado
  • The Little Drummer Boy, Veggie Tales
  • The Three Wise Men, Reyes, Magos
  • The Cat in the Hat Know A Lot About Christmas
This is a new tradition we are starting this year and only two days in the kids are excited to go to bed because it means a cool Christmas story, this makes me feel so happy!

Merry Christmas,

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