Another mason jar idea! Wash and dry jars and layer the bottom with the greenery of your choice, and then add a handful or two of cranberries. Pour water into the jar, causing the cranberries to float to the top. Insert a floating candle.
Great Advent idea: fill 25 little bags with ornaments and a bible verse about Christ birth. Everyday (starting Dec let child open a bag and hang an ornament on the tree and teach them about the story of Jesus' birth.