The Advent Craft and Activity Book

Stories, crafts, recipes and poems for the Christmas season

Christel Dhom; Translated by Bernadette Duncan

Out of print

Quick Look

  • Seasonal crafts, activities and recipes for every day during the festive period
  • All the creative suggestions are inspired by German Christmas traditions
  • This practical, fully illustrated book is fabulous resource for engaging children with the festive celebrations

A fabulous family resource for the Christmas season with a wonderful traditional German flavour.

229 x 210 mm
Floris Books
Crafts & Activities
colour illustrations
144 pages
Publication date:
20 Sep 2012


This practical, fully illustrated book includes creative suggestions for each day from December 1 through to Christmas and Epiphany, based on the Christian traditions of this festive period.

The book is inspired by German Christmas traditions, and the crafts, activities and stories all have a wonderful German flavour. Learn how to bake delicious German biscuits and Stollen, make your own advent calendars and Christmas decorations, and find out more about legendary figures such as St Nicholas.

This is a fabulous resource for keeping children engaged and involved with celebrations throughout the Christmas season.


'High-quality photographic illustrations of children and craft projects add to the volume's appeal.'
-- Kirkus Reviews

'A good resource for keeping slightly older children (6+) engaged with celebrations through the season.'
-- Families Magazine

'... reading this book invokes the promise of that wonderful smell of aromatic spices and the chance for quiet reflective time at home.'
-- Juno


Christel Dhom is a Waldorf kindergarten teacher from Germany, specialising in remedial teaching and craftwork. She regularly holds workshops, and lectures at conferences for teachers. She is also a passionate gardener and dancer.

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