Jesse Tree Ornament Exchange: A simple, meaningful advent tradition for the whole family.

Host A Jesse Tree Ornament Exchange

Many years, our family started a really simple Jesse Tree tradition during Advent, and I loved it! A friend and I threw together a Jesse Tree Ornament Exchange as an inexpensive and relatively quick way to get a bunch of hand-made DIY Jesse Tree ornaments for Advent. It was much easier to make …

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How to Do a Simple Jesse Tree With Kids

Have you ever heard of a Jesse Tree?  A Jesse Tree is created with a set of 25 symbolic ornaments, each of which represent a different piece of the overarching redemption story of the Old Testament leading up to the birth of Jesus. The ornaments typically coordinate with a Bible …

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The 9 Best Options for Advent Reading with Kids [2023]

Today, I’m going to help you figure out which plan to follow this year for Advent reading with your kids.   We’ve been celebrating advent with our kids for 8 years. When we had toddlers, we kept our Advent traditions very simple & toddler-friendly. As our youngest child has aged out …

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