With Christmas just around the corner, we are getting organized with our lists. As a mama to an elementary aged boy, I decided to put together the top ten gift ideas (with the help and inspiration from my son). If you are hunting for a gift for an elementary aged boy, I hope this gift guide will provide some direction for you!
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I still remember landing in India in the middle of night and getting off the plane to a completely different world. In that moment, my young heart started to beat loudly for the oppressed and more than ever I wanted to seek justice for those who were hurting. With every trip I took overseas, the more my heart craved justice for others. But many times, I felt frustrated, because while I saw the problem, I was not sure of the solution.
Flash forward to the present day, and I am learning so many amazing ways that we can make a difference- right from our homes. One of the ways is by changing up our shopping habits and the perfect time to do this is at Christmas!
Every year at Christmas, we love carving out time for Christmas crafts. Maybe it is the teacher in me, but I love everything about a cute Christmas project. The kids always have so much fun and it is exciting to add different activities in each year.
If you search “kids Christmas crafts” on Pinterest you will be overwhelmed. It is an endless assortment, so I wanted to share our top favorites from last year. These are tried and true with my crew of little ones.