Countdown to Christmas!

Tonight I felt crafty enough to get the “Countdown to Christmas” ribbons made for each of the kids.  These are SO EASY to make and the kids love them, especially since it’s a good excuse to get a bite of chocolate each night!!  I originally used the strong “sticky dots” that you can buy at the craft store thinking that it would be better than using glue on the back but as I woke up and found this morning, they’re not strong enough to hold the candy on the ribbon…candies were all over the floor.  So I suggest using a hot glue gun as I’ve found that’s what works best!

To make this, just print the poem out in color.  I add the name of each child to it so that “I” don’t have to remember whose is whose ribbon and there’s no fighting each day!  I bought a spool of the red velvet ribbon last year on clearance after Christmas and then just use 24 Hershey kisses and each day, they get to eat one until Christmas Eve! 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s