It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like ChanukahFriday, November 30, 2007
We're going to be decorating for Chanukah this weekend, and we've got some new things to play with - things that are like our version of Advent calendars!
I never go into Starbucks, but I heard from someone that this year they had some really neat Chanukah / Hanukkah / Hanukah things, so I went in, and found this *wonderful* little box! Inside each of the little vertical drawers is a piece of chocolate, and after you take the chocolate out, you just put the drawer back in backwards, and on the other side, it shows a lit candle!
The Land of Nod catalog - which has so many fun things for children - has this Chanukah calendar, which I got for Shug...I know he is going to get such a kick when he gets a little bit older at seeing what mommy and daddy have put in each of the days' pockets! This has loops to hang on the wall:
There's a little candle to pull out of the pocket once each day comes:
this sweet calendar for Christmas.
This was given to us last year for Chanukah - it has little doors for each of the candles:
...and you just open the little door for each day of the holiday, and there's a little candle flame that flips to the other side:
Now the only thing is - I've got to start making or buying all the little goodies to fill these up! Fun!