Advent 2017

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 24

Day 24 “For God loved the world so much that he gave his only son. God gave his son so that whoever believes in him may not be lost, but have eternal life.” John 3:16 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Santa needs 1200 presents wrapping. He has 30 elves […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 23

Day 23 “A child will be born to us. God will give a son to us. His name will be… Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): A family has a pigs in blankets eating contest. Using the clues below, can you work out how many […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 22

Day 22 “They gave him treasures of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” Matthew 2:11 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): Fiona makes chocolates and sells them in boxes. She uses this formula to work out how much to charge for each box: “Cost = (number of chocolates x 30p) + 40p”. […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 21

Day 21 “They went to the house… and they bowed down and worshipped the child.” Matthew 2:11 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): December 21st is the Winter Solstice – it is also known as Midwinter. It marks the day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 20

Day 20 “When the wise men saw the star, they were filled with joy.” Matthew 2:10 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): The total weight of three parcels is 1.5kg. If one weighs 750g, another weighs 0.5kg,  what is the weight of the third parcel? Four different and identical parcels […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 19

Day 19 “After Jesus was born, some wise men came from the east.” Matthew 2:1 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): People send Christmas cards to family and friends at Christmas time to send and share love and happiness. Georgina has £5 to buy 32p stamps for Christmas cards. How […]

2017 Advent Calendar: Day 18

  Day 18 “Then the shepherds went back to their sheep, praising God and thanking Him for everything that they had seen and heard.” Luke 2:20 Task (remember you can post your solution in the comments below): A school are taking all the Year 5 and 6 children to a Christmas show in Edinburgh. 70 […]

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 […]

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