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Day One of our Adventure Series
December 1st has arrived and with it the start of our advent adventures. Just a week ago, I posted advent activities for the holiday season. Here are the three categories we chose: Family Holiday Activity, Random Acts of Kindness and Workout Challenge.
Day 1 Tasks:
Family Holiday Activity
Write a Letter To Santa
There are numerous websites advertising letters from Santa. The one I like to use is the PNP (Portable North Pole) app. For the past several years I cultivated the magic of Christmas with a free, personalized video from Santa. Last Christmas, I downloaded the free app that has both a parent and child corner. This season I decided, to pay a little extra to make three unique videos on for each child. Each one is about 5 mins long, creative and enchanting. It was worth it to see my three excited and beaming as Santa send hello to them, took them on a tour a different parts of the North Pole and demonstrated how each were on the nice list. In all three videos I was able to provide their names, upload photos and pick out a task each had diligently worked on this year. The videos are unique, creative and personal all together making for a magical experience.
This afternoon, when the kids return from school, we are going to each write a letter to Santa, (my husband and I included). In their message, I ask that they cover the following details:
- The Date
- Greeting to Santa
- A kind word about Santa and his mission
- Something for which they are thankful
- One or more question(s) about the North Pole
325 S. Santa Claus Lane
North Pole, Alaska 99705
From this website, you can also have Santa write to your kids for free. There is a charge to upgrade for a letter directly sent to your children. However, I just choose to have the letters emailed to me. I’ll print, seal them in an envelope and a little glitter and place in their stockings.
Random Acts of Kindness
Smile at 5 or more people.
At the bus stop this morning, the girls sure had fun with this task as each was trying to out smile the other. What a fun way to start our day with positivity!
Get out your yoga mats, today we have:
1 minute of plank
Need help on proper form when in plank? Check out this website for some instruction.