December 7: The Tree
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 7: "The Tree": How Martin and Sylvia enjoy the apple trees in their yard! Today the apple trees lead them to another very special tree and the children are ever so delighted.
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.
Sparkle Kitchen: Eggs in a Poke
Also called “eggs in a hole,” “eggs in a basket,” and (in Great Britain) “toad in a hole,” eggs in a poke is simply an egg cooked in a piece of toast with the center cut out. Because we're in the midst of the holidays it's easy — and pretty fun — to use a holiday cookie cutter to make a shape.
The Martin & Sylvia PRINTABLE Advent Calendar!
Here's a lovely little printable calendar to go with the Martin & Sylvia Audio Advent Calendar!
Martin & Sylvia's Audio Advent Calendar – Day 7: "The Tree"
In this Martin & Sylvia's Audio Advent Calendar story, "The Tree," Martin and Sylvia enjoy the apple trees in their yard! Today the apple trees lead them to another very special tree – and the children are ever so delighted.
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: Sparkling Fruit Ornaments
Citrus is always a festive treat in our Christmas stockings, so why not in our tree, too? When sliced to reveal the jewel-toned inner flesh, citrus is a piece of art.