STEP #1: Read the book to your family before December 1st.
STEP #2: Set up the Manger somewhere everyone can see.
STEP #3: Print out our list of service ideas.
STEP #4: Begin getting excited over putting a single piece of straw in the Manger when a service of giving is done each day leading up to Christmas.
STEP #5: BAWL your eyes out as you watch your kids get excited about serving others.
STEP #6: Watch as the Giving Manger fills with straw leading up to Christmas.
STEP #7: On Christmas Day, baby Jesus is placed in the Manger and stories from the last days fill the hearts of all.