Advent is the Christian season of preparation before Christmas. Catholics and some protestant denominations observe advent with prayer, fasting and almsgiving. It's the equivalent of lent before Easter. Here is a free printable Advent countdown to Christmas book with coloring pages, crafts and Bible activities for each day. Celebrate the nativity, or birth of Jesus with this daily devotional booklet. There are free printable Advent word games, crossword puzzles and other lesson plans,
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