We have an annual tradition in our family to do an activity every day of December for advent.
We love having settled down time in the afternoon. Many times the kids will refer to it as “brain resting”. Coloring is a favorite in our household. We have boxes and boxes of colored pencils and crayons.
I was just reading an article online at https://health.clevelandclinic.org/2015/11/3-reasons-adult-coloring-can-actually-relax-brain/ that talks about how coloring relaxes our brains.
I love that Oriental Trading Company has FREE Christmas coloring pages online to download. Click this link to visit their site at http://www.freefunchristmas.com/christmas-coloring-pages/
Every year, we take at least one day in December to sit and color Nativities to hang on our fridge.
Luke 1:30 -But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God.