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    Hi everyone!!

    When are you all starting your christmas crafts?? Im dying to do some........its my favvourite time of year for crafting with the kids. They seem much more willing to concentrate longer when its christmas

    I also cant wait to put my decorations up. Ive got a week off starting on 6th December so gonna do them all then!!!

    Oooooo im getting excited
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    I'm starting crafts next week as one of my littlies finishes for Christmas on the 4th Dec so only have a couple of weeks to get it done

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    said to my hubby little while ago its time i sorted out my crafts for xmas:
    got mylist of ideas but need a few more for my 1yr old mindee

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    Jennie x x

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    I'm starting w/c 29 November and hoping 4 weeks is long enough to get everything done!

    Miffy xx
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    I'm starting the end of the month as well, otherwise we'll never get anything finished as all mine are part time and things take time to dry.

    We have just planned some crafts at the children's centre and card making so that will ease the pressure a bit.

    Can't wait!

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    I'm also staring mind at the end of the month! Loads to get done and I too can't wait!

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    canm you post your activity ideas all somewhere for me to pinch later lol xxxx

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    I'm starting this week! Well they will be decorating the frames they are giving as presents. Next week they will do poem or drawing for it. As I only have 1 during the school day I try and do crafts with everyone at once makes it easier. Also my kids are term time only and we only have 2 days which are the best to do them so I thought it would be best to start.

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    I'm starting nxt week!!! Too much to do and only 39 sleeps to go!!!!!!

    Roll on the glitter

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    I'm already planning!! We are starting next week too
    I run the local toddler group and they are getting their first christmas craft on monday!!
    I love christmas-bring on the glitter!!!

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    We have started some salt dough decs but I was wondering what everyone is making, especially with the 2's and under??

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    I started by painting our advent calendars last week but that it is for another 2 weeks now

    Still deciding on what to make the parents!
    Debbie

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    not allowed in my house until 1st December at the earliest

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    My mindees are all very part time and under 4 and I wanted to leave it for a bit but will run out of days

    Also Ofsted due tomorrow or Thurs so as we are in waiting, we might as well start. Doing paper plate wreaths with tissue paper greenery and red pom poms
    Happy to be back with the Greenies

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    Not until beginning December, also mine are all before and after school and the school breaks up on the 17th so i will have a whole week before with some so xmas crafts could keep them occupied for a while.

    Can't believe its so close

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    Hmm, I've already started doing Christmas decorations

    Am such a big kid at haert and love doing craft stuff with kids...mindees are only p/t so we do a couple of things a week.

    I think Nursery are looking for some donations too - so that'd be right up my street. Have done a snowman and some paper chains and am gonig to do a santa on Friday too!

    Love Christmas

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ali56 View Post
    I'm already planning!! We are starting next week too
    I run the local toddler group and they are getting their first christmas craft on monday!!
    I love christmas-bring on the glitter!!!
    We started making pom poms today-the children wanted to when they saw the wool etc! They'll be turned into santa's to hang on the tree

    The funniest thing tho is that it was a 7yo boy who was determined to finish, even when the girls went off to play babies saying they'd finish theirs tomorrow, and tomorrow he's making a pom pom snow man and next tues a christmas tree one..... bless him!

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    We're starting ours this week! Making an advent countdown and christmas cards as one of mindees has relatives abroad. Taking a break from Christmas next week for Road Safety, then full on into Christmas crafts
    Soo looking forward to it as I love Christmas time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoeAlli View Post
    We're starting ours this week! Making an advent countdown and christmas cards as one of mindees has relatives abroad. Taking a break from Christmas next week for Road Safety, then full on into Christmas crafts
    Soo looking forward to it as I love Christmas time.
    How do you make your advent countdown? I'd love to do that!

    xx

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    starting ours next week although kids have already started using xmas colouring books they were on table and lo asked i just couldnt say no so i coloured piccy of santa and a sack full of prezzies
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