24 Days to Christmas

Day 7

Pine Cone Gnome

You'll need:

  • Medium/long pine cone – as seen in video 
  • Felt for hat (your choice of colour), create to fit 
  • Small pink pom-pom for nose 
  • Small glittery pom-pom or jingle bell for top of hat 
  • Jute string for hanger 

To see how to make it, check out the how-to video!

Watch the Video

Day 6

Day 5

If you registered to receive a bag, the QR code for today's story, read for you by a library staff or board member, will be on the Day 6 sticker.

If you didn't get a bag, you can still experience the book by requesting it from the library:

Find the Book

Day 4

Christmas gnome day 4

Penguin Tag

You'll need:

  • Black construction paper: cut into 4 - this will be your template 
  • Cereal box cut from template (cut off both top corners to create tag shape. Punch hole in center to hang tag)
  • 2x Medium googly eyes 
  • Glittery pipe cleaner 
  • 2x Large pom-pom (any colour) for earmuffs 
  • Orange Fun Foam cut into long triangle for nose 
  • 1x cotton ball 
  • White felt for chest (shape as shown in video)
  • Scrap fabric or felt for scarf 
  • Jute string for hanger 

Extra supplies: Scissors, glue stick 

To see how to make it, check out our how-to video!

 

Watch the Video

Day 3

Day 2

Christmas gnome day 2

If you registered to receive a bag, the QR code for today's story, read for you by a library staff or board member, will be on the Day 3 sticker.

If you didn't get a bag, you can still experience the book by requesting it from the library:

Find the Book

Day 1

Puzzle Piece Wreath

You'll need:

• 16 puzzle pieces
• Donut template cut out of cardstock or misc. light cardboard-approx. 2 3/4" Circle
• 5x beads to decorate (we used a Mardi Gras necklace from Dollartree)
• Green Acrylic paint
• Iridescent Glitter Glue
• Christmas Bow
• Jute string as a hanger


Extra supplies

Paint Brush, Glue stick or craft glue

 

Watch the Video

 

WHO

Children / Families

 

WHAT

24 Days to Christmas Countdown is back!

Each day, starting on December 1 and ending on the 24th, there will be either a story video,  craft, or recipe that we have prepared for you and your family to enjoy. Each child registered will get a kit with the supplies and instructions needed to participate.

Follow this page for a new craft, recipe or storybook suggestion each day!

 

Register Now!

 

WHEN

Registration begins November 21

Kit pick ups are between November 29 - December 4

 

WHERE

Pick up your kit at Morinville Community Library


Thank you to the Rotary Club of Morinville for sponsoring this special event. Your help makes programs like this possible and barrier free!