Throwing a Party
Martin and Sylvia want to throw a party for their parents and their friends, the Webers. They work it out with Daddy that they can earn the money to pay for decorations and food by doing extra cleaning around the house. They work all day and then shop for what they need. On the day of the party, they feel a little nervous - what will it be like? Will everyone enjoy themselves? And then the doorbell rings...
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Tips for a Year of Rest
This desire for rhythms of work and rest inspired the creation of Martin and Sylvia: Day of Rest. Through these stories, we have the gift of observing Martin and Sylvia’s family as they work through the process of setting apart one day each week to rest as a family.
Sparkle Crafts: Deck the Halls!
If there’s one thing that turns on the festive spirit, it’s decking the halls. Whether you’re Throwing a Party like Martin and Sylvia, or just want to add a little holiday cheer to your unfinished walls (raises hand), garlands are our favorite way to play dress-up with our home.