An Advent calendar has become a tradition for many families when celebrating Advent and the Christmas season. Young children are full of anticipation each time they get to reveal their special treat behind the paper wall each day leading up to Christmas. But do you know where the Advent calendar came from? Or why we lead up to Christmas with the Advent calendar? 

Objective: In this course, students will learn all about the Advent calendar. Students will learn where it originates, what its purpose is and how they became so popular. 

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    The Advent Calendar

    • Introduction

    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

    • The Advent Calendar - LESSON PLAN / STUDY GUIDE

    • The Advent Calendar - VIDEO

    • The Advent Calendar - QUIZ

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Instructor Bio:

Marissa Romero is Vice President of Digital Media. She also is a dedicated writer and Managing Editor for Catholic Online where she has worked for many years. She is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned a bachelor's degree in Communications. She is committed to her mission of promoting excellence in Catholic Education.

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