Episode 151 | Establishing Christmas Traditions

Air Date: December 5, 2023

Episode Description: Would you like to see your family more excited about the birth of Jesus this Christmas season? Are you looking for new and creative ways to teach your kids about the true meaning of Christmas? Join Ginger Hubbard and Katy Morgan as they share some fun ideas and traditions that you all recommend to get into the Christmas spirit and keep Christ at the center of your celebrations.


  • In case you missed it: 
  • Listener Traditions:
    • Wisemen figures made like “Elf on the Shelf” that move around each night
    • Nativity Advent Calendar
    • Fun sugary cereal
    • Christmas School with Read Aloud Revival
    • Family Talent Show
    • Manger Mission
    • Jesse Tree
    • Gospel-centered story each night of Advent
    • Going to the movies on Christmas Eve in pajamas
    • Homemade Christmas countdown made out of last year’s leftover wrapping paper
    • Names of Jesus tree/ornaments
    • Birthday candles in Little Debbie Christmas tree cakes and sing Happy Birthday to Jesus
    • Pajama Jam - hot cocoa, listen to Christmas music and drive around looking at Christmas lights
    • Collect ornaments on family trips

    • Teach kids about giving by shopping for things for local pregnancy resource center
    • Bake Christmas treats and make cards to put in tin boxes and deliver to neighbors & friends
    • Take homemade treats to church staff during their staff meeting
    • Wrapping gifts in brown kraft paper with different colored ribbons for each person. To figure out which one is theirs, they have to open their stocking first. At the bottom is the ribbon that matches their gifts.
    • Christmas caroling
    • Opening Christmas pajamas on Christmas Eve after service
    •  Watching It’s a Wonderful Life
    • Deliver Christmas Eve dinner to whichever soldier is on staff duty
    • Christmas tree angel (buying gifts for someone in need)
    • Walking around the neighborhood with hot cocoa to see Christmas light displays
    •  “The Rescuer” Nativity Advent Set
    • Individually wrap Christmas books–read one a day leading up to Christmas (check out the Amazon link below that includes all of the items mentioned on the show in addition to these specific books)

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  • Kid Quip: “Mama, I have the bless yous.”

  • Women’s event or parenting event

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