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Twas the Weeks before Christmas Letter Surprise

Christmas Letter Neighborhood Gag Gift

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Twas the Weeks before Christmas Letter Surprise

Twas the Weeks before Christmas Letter Surprise

Heidi from CA explains how to make a simple Christmas treat for someone special. A nice holiday surprise!

Materials Needed:

  • Letter Below
  • Stocking of Holiday Gifts
  • Christmas Elf

Instructions:
This is a fun surprise gift that is left near someone's door without them knowing who left it! (Sort of like a May Day basket.)

Print out the letter below or make up your own, find some holiday cheer (stocking stuffers, homemade cookies, etc.), make a little sign with a Holiday elf on it. Then put them all in a little stocking or basket and leave them on someone's front steps - don't let them see you! You can use one of the elf pictures in this collection.

Print out and include this letter:

Twas the weeks before Christmas
And all through the house
Not a creature was calm
Especially not mom

When from somewhere in the
Neighborhood an elf arrived
Delivering holiday cheer
Then running to hide

An elf has taken time to share
Now you can too
Copy this letter and your elf times two
Then spread the spirit to those near you.

Keep your elf on your door
So others will see
That you have a gift
Under your tree

Enjoy this Holiday Cheer
And remember to share
Merry Christmas to All
And a Happy New Year

Here are a couple similar neighborhood gift ideas:

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