day thirteen

2018 advent calendar day thirteen

It’s not Friday so the 13th must be a lucky day after all! We all feel pretty lucky to have our advent calendars to open and Christmas Day to anticipate, anyway.

Enjoy day thirteen in our countdown!

Ornament calendar

I like tonight’s hidden picture of an elf painting a bauble for someone’s tree – our press out bauble was even easier to make though!

red babuble images from the advent calendar

Lego City

The Lego City advent calendar today produced a girl eating an ice-cream – something we can relate to doing at Christmas time!

Lego girl holding an ice-cream near the ice-cream machine


Lego Friends

My daughter enjoyed putting together a simple wreath from her advent calendar tonight.

Lego wreath, green leaves, red flowers

Christmas book

Heading back Down Under, our book tonight is Santa Koala… so I suspect there will be singing along with reading as we laugh at the antics of the bush animals while Santa snoozes!

Lego advent day 13

Lego city advent calendar flap for day 13

So we’re up to day 13 now, and excitement is building as we’re getting closer to Christmas – and summer holidays with only five school days left.

Strangely enough for a snow scene, Lego Friends today produced an ice-cream stall! Complete with mistletoe, two ice-creams and some money, Miss five enjoyed building the stall.

Updated to admit they were cupcakes not ice-creams on day 13, so it was a cupcake stall which makes more sense to me! It also means there were cupcakes sitting on the stall which also makes more sense than ice-creams pre-served like that.

Lego ice-cream stall in advent calendar

Does anyone really eat ice-creams while skiing and skating?

My son, on the other hand, got a robber with a crowbar and two hundred dollars in a sack. Don’t get me wrong, my son was happy enough finding that, but it doesn’t feel very Christmassy!

Lego robber beside Christmas tree

Let’s hope he doesn’t steal the Christmas tree or presents!

If you missed what the calendars gave us yesterday, you can catch up on day twelve. Read the introduction to our Lego advent reviews for the whole picture.

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