Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Kids bored yet?

Show them this, a photo of Pakastani twins wrapped in swaddling clothes.
 (Behrouz Mehri / Agence France-Presse/Getty Görüntüler)

I bet this is how baby Jesus was swaddled. Cause I'm pretty sure Mary didn't have a Miracle Blanket. And I bet he looked a lot like that too, because I'm pretty sure he wasn't blond and blue eyed either.


Watch the orangutangs and big cats at the Houston Zoo open their Christmas presents

mmmmm, hope Santa brings me a big box o' meat


Go here
Click criss-cross

And copy and paste these clues on Step 4 for a Christmas crossword puzzle.

Jesus Whose birthday is it?
Mary Jesus's mommy.
Joseph Jesus's earthly daddy.
Messiah Another name for Jesus.
Star What did the wise men follow?
Herod Who wanted to kill baby Jesus?
Gold One of the gifts for baby Jesus.
Bethlehem Where was Jesus born?
Jesse One of Jesus's grandfathers.
David Another of Jesus's grandfathers.
manger Where did baby Jesus sleep?.
Nazareth Where were Jesus's parents from?
Angel Who told Mary she was going to have a baby?
Egypt Where did the angel tell Joseph to go?
Census Why did Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem?
Shepherds Who saw lots of angels & went to worship Jesus?
Emmanuel A name for Jesus that means "God with us"
Swaddling Baby Jesus was wrapped in _______ clothes

That oughta buy you at least twenty minutes.


  1. You are AWESOME... You do realize that, don't you?


  2. I got a couple for you that will only occupy them for a few minutes.
    Go to google.com & type in 'let it snow' and watch. Let the screen fog up & then you can use your mouse to write in the fog.
    Also, you can type in 'do a barrel roll' ... it's awesome.

  3. That is awesome! Thanks for buying me a little "I can hear my own thoughts" time!

    I wrote a post this summer of really dumb ideas to keep my kids busy that might be adaptable for winter fun with a little creativity. You can find it here.

  4. Thank you!!! So fun---definitely going to do this stuff! :)

  5. Better yet ... grab some bedsheets and let them experience swaddling clothes!!

  6. When I am dead and my kids celebrate Christmas they will say 'Remember how Mom went on and on about Jesus did not have blond hair and blue eyes??'
    Hopefully they chuckle :)
    (My biggest pet peeve !)

  7. I love this. Though i think I will use the questions for our nightly advent devotion.

  8. That video is great! Much better than the one I watched yesterday on Africam of the lions attacking a buffalo....my son loved that one. Me, not so much!

  9. Oh my word, this post is so great!

  10. my kids just had their last day of school today, so no boredom yet! i love that picture of the swaddled babes though - priceless!

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