Making an Advent Calender with 24 acts of kindness. Instead of more gifts for your children, this puts the focus on the true meaning of Christmas! - you could go a lot of directions with this little chalkboard / clothespin / paper bag Advent calendar.
If you don't have a fireplace, but still want to hang stockings and decorate a mantel, you can craft one out of cardboard! Using cardboard display boards (ones students use for science projects), you can build a realistic (and lightweight) fireplace.
12 asparagus spears 6 prosciutto slices Cut prosciutto strips in half lengthways. Wrap the bottom end of prosciutto over the asparagus start rolling in a spiral up, leaving tip exposed. Fry wrapped asparagus spears until prosciutto is brown and crispy.
3 Ingredient Nutella Brownies - Bake at for around 30 minutes (less time for cupcake form, more time if the centers aren't baked through). Good for school bake sales - taste more like chocolate cake than brownie though