Friday, November 9, 2018

Martinmas

Happy Martinmas! feast day ideas & activities from our family to yours!

Saint Martin of Tours Feast Day : November 11th

CLICK TO LISTEN TO HISTORY OF ST MARTIN OF TOURS



 Saint Martin and the Beggar by Anthony van Dyck


a quick video on St. Martin of Tours


Learn more about St. Martin of Tours here:



On Martinmas we celebrate by making paper lanterns
like this one




Or this one





We enjoy making paper lantern villages, & looking up

 ways to make other lanterns are a fun tradition for all.




We like to crack assorted nuts


we like to set up fancy home lanterns,

& make unique paper ones,

 



We make assorted puddings & slice fruits







We like to experiment with different puddings


or unique flans





Littles enjoy grape juice & mom & dad sometimes enjoy a glass of wine.








We like assorted cookies especially some with apple filling








we read cozy books like this one, (click photo for where to purchase)







& sing "I go outside with my lantern" the Martinmas song.














Many places all over the world have Martinmas Processions










We hope we gave you lots of fun ideas to make Martinmas special in your neck of the woods.

Happy & Blessed Martinmas from our family to yours.




J+M+j



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