Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Jocelyn's 2010 List of the Best Christmas Books for Young Children

Jocelyn's List 
of the 
Best Christmas Books for Young Children

This year's book list theme is: Teaching children the joy of giving to others!  Enjoy!
Dec 1: Who is coming to our house? by Joseph Slate
Craft: Paper Star
Dec 2: Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect by Richard H. Schneider
Craft: Felt tree
Dec 3:  The Animal's Christmas Eve by Gale Wiersum
Craft:  Paper Nativity 
Dec 4: Humphrey's First Christmas by Carol Heyer
Craft: Paper Globe
Dec 5:  Good King Wenceslas by Christopher Manson
Craft:  Stained Glass Ornaments
Dec 6: Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl S. Buck
Craft:  Snow Baby Ornament 
December 7: We Were There: A Nativity Story by Eve Bunting
Craft:  Sock Doll Baby Jesus
December 8:  Jingle The Christmas Clown by Tomie dePaola
Craft:  Felt Ornament 
Dec 9:  The Donkey's Dream by Barbara Helen Berger
Craft: from artwork
Dec. 10:  Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner
Craft:  Paper Spring Snowmen
Dec 11:  My First Story of the First Christmas by Deanna Draper Buck
Craft:  Clay Pot Holy Family
Dec. 12:  The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado
Craft:  Lamb Cutout Ornaments
Dec 13: Olivia Claus by Kama Einhorn
Craft:  Puzzle Piece Wreath
Dec 14:  This is the Stable by Cynthia Cotten
Craft: Popsicle Stick Stable
Dec 15:  A Christmas Dress for Ellen by Thomas S. Monson
Craft:  Memory Mittens
Dec 16:  The Christmas (my own version)
Craft:  Christmas Oranges
Dec 17: The Snowman Movie by Raymond Briggs
Craft: Washcloth Snowman
Dec 18:  The Berenstain Bears and The Joy of Giving by Jan & Mike Berenstain
Craft:  Gift Card Holder Ornament
Dec 19:  A Small Miracle by Peter Collington
Craft: Wiseman Paper Craft
Dec 20:  On Christmas Eve by Peter Collington
Craft: Christmas Key
Dec 21:  Santa Mouse  by Michael Brown
Craft:  Christmas Tree Ornament
Dec 22:  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May
Craft:  Rudolph Handprints
Dec 23:  The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore
Craft:  Glittery Sugarplums
Dec 24:  The Littlest Angel by Charles Tazewell
Craft: Angel Craft

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