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Calvin's 12 Days of Christmas

Family Engagement

In my quest to make Calvin's life more meaningful and increase his happiness, I am working on helping him learn about time passing and traditions. This year, I am implementing Calvin's 12 Days of Christmas with his companion (he lives there but also provides support to C). I wrote up instructions of what to do with him for each activity in the event I cannot be with them. Check it out:

1 14 Mon Tree Put up/find tree
2 15 Tues Ornaments Decorate tree
3 16 Weds Cups Drink eggnog
4 17 Thurs Starbucks card Peppermint mocha latte at Starbucks
5 18 Fri Candy cane (peppermint, oil) Make peppermint bath salt
6 19 Sat Cookie cutters Bake and decorate Xmas cookies
7 20 Sun Fleece Make fleece blanket
8 21 Mon Man cookie cutter Make gingerbread men cookies
9 22 Tues Pretzel Make chocolate covered pretzels
10 23 Weds Chocolate Visit Andre's Confisserie
11 24 Thurs Cupcake liners Bake Christmas cupcakes
12 25 Fri Mini presents and stocking Open stocking and presents!

Rachel Hiles

Posted Dec 17, 2015 by Rachel Hiles

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Comments (3)

this is very cool! I love this idea for making life meaningful and providing a way to share experiences with others!

My own sister who has multiple disabilities and is DB loves cooking. It was the most meaningful part of our holiday together.

Amy Parker

Posted Jan 4, 2016 by Amy Parker

I can't believe you remember him! He's doing well! He just celebrated his 50th birthday!

If you are talking to them, will you ask about his pegboard? I know it was very important to him but I don't know what it was.

Rachel Hiles

Posted Dec 22, 2015 by Rachel Hiles

This is great Rachel. I will share with the staff who remember supporting him many holidays ago. He has great palate for the season !

Mike Fagbemi

Posted Dec 20, 2015 by Mike Fagbemi

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