4 Simple Advent Ideas for Families

4 Simple Advent Ideas for Children and their Families… Advent is the four weeks set aside for Christians to prepare our hearts and souls for the celebration of the birth of Jesus… the birth of the light that shatters the darkness. Below are three ideas for helping children join us in this time of spiritual preparation. #1) Make a simple Advent Bracelet for you and your child: Use 4 braided strands of purple (the liturgical color for Advent) yarn or embroidery twine and make bracelets for you and your child to tie on your wrists and wear for the entire four weeks of Advent. Each time you see it, you will be reminded that we are observing Advent. Then on Christmas morning, cut it off and repla