December 16: Forest Treasures
This story is a part of Martin & Sylvia's Audio Advent Calendar — 25 stories for the 24 magical days of Advent in December — plus Christmas! From the playhouse to the library, from the Weber's restaurant to the Spunderful Shop, you can spend all of December with the delightful brother and sister as they follow their own Advent adventure.
Enjoy a 10 to 25 minute story every day of December all the way to Christmas!
The story for December 16: "Forest Treasures" Sylvia has a hard time finding acorn caps that she needs for Momma's gift. Then brother and sister are invited on an Advent Nature Scavenger hunt where they find all sorts of treasures — including acorn caps!
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Parent Cheat Sheet: Martin & Sylvia's Daily Advent Activities
As you are planning and preparing for your own Advent season, we thought you might enjoy a little "cheat sheet" for what’s ahead with Martin and Sylvia. You can let the ideas from the stories inspire your own daily activities.
The Martin & Sylvia PRINTABLE Advent Calendar!
Here's a lovely little printable calendar to go with the Martin & Sylvia Audio Advent Calendar!
Sparkle Kitchen: Polenta
A warm bowl of polenta—for breakfast, lunch, or dinner—is the coziest thing on a cold day. It's hearty and thick and even it's golden color gently whispers, “I'm warm!”
Martin & Sylvia's Audio Advent Calendar – Day 16: "Forest Treasures"
In this Martin & Sylvia's Audio Advent Calendar story, "Forest Treasures," Sylvia has a hard time finding acorn caps that she needs for Momma’s gift. Then brother and sister are invited on an Advent Nature Scavenger hunt where they find all sorts of treasures – including acorn caps!
Sparkle Craft: Martin & Sylvia's Colorable Ornaments for Advent
For this year's calendar, our lovely Sparkle Stories artists have made a beautiful set of printable ornaments.
Sparkle Crafts: Felted Acorns
Here’s the deal: felted acorns are really quite easy. As long as your children are old enough to manage a felting needle, then they can form the felted acorn nut. Follow this fun, kid-friendly tutorial to get started!