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Celtic and Nature Advent Calendar

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Christmas Tree of Life

Quiz: What Animal or Plant Are You?

Quiz: What Celtic Tree Are You?

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Coming Soon: Advent Calendar

Photo by Sherry Smith, San Ramon, CA, 11/2002.

The Christmas countdown is here! Learn about Celtic and natural symbols and traditions of Christmas in my daily Celtic and Nature Advent Calendar. Many days include fun and meaningful activities for you and your family.

More Christmas Features

Twelve Days of Christmas Activities: Christmas fun for you and your children
Christmas Tree of Life: All the flora and fauna featured this year
Advent Poems: Short poems inspired by Advent

The Wolf and the Shield: My New Children's Book

The Wolf and the Shield

Read how an eleven-year-old boy, Kieran, saves a wolf pup from hunters, a drowning river, a mysterious animal, and more--all with the help of his friend, Ida--and Saint Patrick!

December's Quote

"We listened for a voice crying in the wilderness, and we heard the jubilation of wolves."

-- Durwood Allen

Designed and written by Sherry Weaver Smith; last modified 11/30/2016.