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Day four, so we’re getting into the routine of opening our advent calendars, making things and then reading our Christmas book. It is a lot of fun and I love the family time it is creating for us.

Is your family enjoying the Christmas traditions in your home?

Ornament calendar

In today’s calendar, we had to form the sleigh – this was more complex than the other ornaments we’ve made as it has four pieces. I also liked having two strings to hang it with so I could balance it between two branches.

Santa's sleigh Christmas ornament

Lego City

Behind the forth flap, my son found a dog (one of the beautiful Lego huskies), a plate and a chicken leg. It is a little strange and had nothing to stick together at all (the chicken doesn’t even attach to the plate as we expected!)

Lego huskie beside a white dish holding a chicken leg

Lego Friends

My daughter is very pleased to have a fireplace with a stocking and a nutcracker! To be honest, while building it we weren’t sure what was sitting beside the fire but looking at it from a little distance it became more obvious we had made a nutcracker!

Lego Friends fireplace and nutcracker

Christmas book

Tonight’s book is Aussie Jingle Bells  which goes nicely with our new sleigh ornament, and could be pulled along by our new huskie!