Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Christmas Crafts!

 WE made little grinches!
 Salt hand and foot ornaments!  Above, Judah's hand and foot, below EJ feet!

 Judah's foot
 Josiah made 8 Ninja turtle hands!  They turned out so cute!
He also made a couple other paper bag turtles i didn't picture and put them in stockings.  They each bought gifts and wrote cards for everyone in our family and put them in the stockings!  They were so excited about this!  And EJ even made a bag for Happy Birthday Jesus and they wrote things they were thankful for in the bag!
 EJ working on snowman fingers!

 Evie Joy's Mistletoes!
 Evie Joy's manger hands!
 Josiah's one foot tall tree!

 Josiah's manger hands!
 Josiah and Judah's Santa hands!

Our Christmas! Ending 2014 with a bang!

 Okay so 2 of 3 are pretty cute here haha…this is from our hotel Christmas party, lots of dancing and singing fun!

 These are from our Christmas Eve, we spent some time singing carols and shared some of what we have been learning with our friends who come over to study in English/Chinese!

 love her little cheeks here!

WE got this basketball hoop for Christmas!  Our friend Zhang Xin Yue likes it too!

 Christmas morning, opening our gifts from MiMi and Poppe!  WE have no idea what this Santa hype is all about!  We have a MiMi and Poppe !  They rock!

 4 American friends came to visit us for Christmas!  They gave us some special gifts!  A hawk eye and EJ a Barbie !

 Judah was so excited about his farm! He also got this zoo that the Chinese college friends really like to play with, ha too funny!

 Ninja outfits haha, EJ said oh i know what this is, what you wear when you are cooking, ha!

 more from Christmas eve!  They are all mixed up but it's okay!  I don't think the kids are gonna care about that!

 Sharing what we've been learning in Chinese!

 WE had a kid party with kids who come over for English every weekend!
 Judah pretty much ate all the popcorn haha!

 We loved playing in the fake snow Mommy made for us!  All week !

 Decorating cookies with our friends Tao and Zhang Xin Yue who came over to celebrate Christmas with us !
 our friends and us in front of the tree on Christmas!
 our family Christmas 2014 Josiah 7, Evie Joy 5 and Judah 17 months!
 Kiddos on Christmas morning!

 EJ learned to dunk!

 Christmas dinner!
 handsome Judah!

 making cookies party!

doing a jig at the Joy School celebration at the park! 

the crowd around Judah, agh!
3 cuties all looking! 

 Here is EJ making the cookies for her class!  Josiah also made one for the friends we invited on Christmas day but he wasn't as into it as EJ ha!  And Judah of course tried haha, posted pics on his 17 months post!
bottom…Evie Joy shared the Christmas story with her class all in Chinese!  She did a great job!
And she made them all cookies and pictures and gift bags!