Advent 2017

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 17

Day 17 “So the shepherds went quickly and found Mary, Joseph, and the baby.” Luke 2:16-17 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): The star at the top of a Christmas tree flashes seven times in one minute. Use your calculation skills to work out the following. How many flashes will […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 16

Day 16 “All the angels were praising God, saying, ‘Give glory to God in heaven, and on Earth let there be peace to the people who please God’.” Luke 2:13-14 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Jimmy’s family received ten boxes of chocolate for Christmas. When they opened them and counted […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 15

Day 15 “This is how you will know him: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a feeding box.” Luke 2:12 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): A Christmas Carol is a novel by Charles Dicken. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miser who is […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 14

Day 14 “Today your Saviour was born in David’s town. He is Christ, the Lord.” Luke 2:11 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Another string of Christmas lights has 48 bulbs on it. One-third of the bulbs are red. How many are red? Half the blubs are yellow. How many […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 13

Day 13 “The angel said to them, ‘Don’t be afraid, because I am bringing you some GOOD NEWS!’” Luke 2:10 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): A string of Christmas lights has 24 bulbs on it. One quarter of the bulbs don’t work. How many bulbs do you have to […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 12

Day 12 “An angel of the Lord stood before them. The glory of the Lord was shining around them.” Luke 2:9 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Alex gave Sarah half of his chocolate Yule log. Sarah ate half of her log and gave the rest to Ben. Ben kept […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 11

Day 11 “That night some shepherds were in the fields nearby watching their sheep.” Luke 2:8 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Sally’s mum bought her dad a gym membership for Christmas. It cost £198 for the year. How much does she need to pay each month? Video:

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 10

Day 10 “There were no rooms left in the inn. So she wrapped the baby with cloths and laid him in a box where animals are fed.” Luke 2:7 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): A shop is selling trees for £32. They have sold 43 of them already. How […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 9

Day 9 “While Joseph and Mary were in Bethlehem, the time came for her to have the baby. She gave birth to her first son..” Luke 2:6-7 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Sant’a elves made 1043 toys in October, 3875 toys in November and 4875 toys in December. How […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 8

Day 8 “So Joseph went to the town of David because he was from the family of David. Joseph registered with Mary.” Luke 2:4-5 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Mrs. Claus needs to knit antler warmers for all of Santa’s reindeer. He has 5 reindeer pens with 13, 22, […]

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