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Q&A Christmas Advent Calendar

Q&A Christmas Advent CalendarThe perfect advent calendar for family discussion, this calendar features scriptures about Christ and questions to talk about each day. Help your family focus on Christ during this holy season.

December 1

Luke 1:26–33

Who told Mary that she would have a baby?

December 2

Luke 1:26–27

Where was Mary living?

December 3

Luke 1:39

Where did Mary go for a visit?

December 4

Luke 1:57–63

Who was Elizabeth’s son?

December 5

Luke 2:4–5

Where did Mary and Joseph go on their journey?

December 6

Luke 2:3–5

Why did Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem?

December 7

Luke 2:1

Who gave the order?

December 8

Luke 2:4

What is another name for Bethlehem?

December 9

Luke 2:4

Where is Bethlehem?

December 10

Luke 2:7

Why didn’t Mary and Joseph stay at the inn?

December 11

Luke 2:7

Where was Jesus laid?

December 12

Luke 2:8–12

Who heard about Jesus first?

December 13

Luke 2:9–12

Who told the shepherds about Jesus?

December 14

Luke 2:12

How was baby Jesus dressed?

December 15

Luke 2:15–20

What did the shepherds do when they heard the good news?

December 16

Luke 2:21–39

What happened when Mary and Joseph took Jesus to the temple?

December 17

Matt. 2:1

What king ruled Judea when Jesus was born?

December 18

Matt. 2:7–8

Whom did the king send to find Jesus?

December 19

Matt. 2:9

What was the wise men’s guide to the child Jesus?

December 20

Matt. 2:11

What gifts did the wise men bring to Jesus?

December 21

Matt. 2:12

What did the dream tell the wise men not to do?

December 22

Matt. 2:13

Who spoke to Joseph in a dream and what was he directed to do?

December 23

Matt. 2:15

How long did they stay in Egypt?

December 24

Read Luke 2 or 3 Nephi 1:15–21

What happened in the land of the Nephites when Jesus was born?

{ 12 comments… add one }
  • Gretchen December 1, 2010, 1:12 am


    Thanks for doing all the work!

  • teri December 1, 2010, 7:58 am

    just looking through the options the Spirit hit me powerfully that this is what we (our family) needs to do this year.
    thank you so much!

  • Alison Moore Smith December 1, 2010, 9:50 am

    teri, what a wonderful thing to say. I hope it helps bring the Spirit into your home this season. We love doing special things all month long.

  • Alison Moore Smith December 1, 2010, 10:47 am

    Thanks, Gretchen. For some reason your comment showed up after teri’s. Weird. I have to give proper credit, though, I just collected these over many years. I didn’t write any of them, just handouts and stuff. 🙂

  • Gretchen December 1, 2010, 11:34 am

    I wish I would have known you when I home schooled!

  • Alison Moore Smith December 1, 2010, 12:20 pm

    Ah! Better late than never, Gretchen! 🙂

  • Jen McDonald December 2, 2010, 4:19 am

    Alison, I really like all of the advent calendars you mention, but this is the one that my family are going to do – I just love the simplicity and the way it will open up discussion.
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful ideas. And Merry Christmas to you! 🙂

  • Alison Moore Smith December 2, 2010, 11:00 am

    Jen, I’m so glad you found something useful. 🙂

    Hope you are your sweet family have a very merry Christmas as well!

  • Anne F November 27, 2012, 4:07 am

    Thanks so much for this! I’ll be doing it this year with the kids. 🙂

  • Alison Moore Smith November 27, 2012, 9:58 am

    Anne, I’m so glad you found this useful! Merry Christmas!
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