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Advent Calendar Christmas Tree by Mathias (gr.6)

Every December when my dad is home he gets the ladder and put it below the attic. My sister goes and moves the part blocking the attic and then she disappears. I can hear her above me moving and grabbing things. She sticks out the boxes and bags while my dad grabs them and hands them to me. Then I take them and put the boxes and bags on the living room floor.

When the tree is out of the box my sister and I put the tree together. The hardest part is the lights because we leave them in from the year before. So my sister and I struggle to put the right plugs together. After that we spend about 1 to 3 days putting up ornaments and the garlands.

There is only one tradition at my house for the tree. It is that no one puts the start on except for my dad! Continue reading

Advent Calendar Christmas Trees by Madison (gr.6)| History-making kids

Each year when it gets to the month of December we go downstairs into the garage and move all the old plastic dusty boxes just to then find our old torn broken cardboard box with our Christmas tree in it.

It’s usually very gross and dirty so we clean it with a wet towel. After, we assemble it I have a lot of fun with that because It do it all wrong and my mom gets made at me then assembles it herself! The pieces are kind of heavy so when I pick them up well they usually hit me in the face because I can’t lift them, but I laugh. Oops I forgot the tree stand! Well, our tree stand is very old – I think from when I was a baby but maybe I’m just mistaken that it just looks old but isn’t. Anyways it usually breaks or the tree doesn’t fit in properly so last year we got a brand new one. Continue reading