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Junkyard Tales Audio Advent Calendar Printable Coloring Page: Day 23- Mike Steps In

The Junkyard Tales Audio Advent Calendar Day 23. The Junkyard animals are ready for the Warden to discover their hard work. They have everything ready, and on the morning of Christmas Eve, they are excited for the Warden to enjoy his gifts. But right off the bat, things do not go to plan. Luckily one of the Junkyard workers steps in at just the right time.

There is something familiar about Mike — what could it be? Do you know anyone who looks like Mike or behaves like Mike? Draw a picture of that person next to Mike and see how they compare.

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David Sewell McCann
Story Spinner

David Sewell McCann fell in love with spinning stories in first grade – the day a storyteller came to his class and captured his mind and imagination. He has been engaged in storytelling all of his adult life through painting, film-making, teaching and performing. Out of his experience as a Waldorf elementary class teacher and parent, he has developed a four step method of intuitive storytelling, which he now shares through workshops and through this website.

About the Author

Jeannine Tidwell

Jeannine Tidwell is co-founder and co-director of Twin Eagles Wilderness School, a family-centered organization offering programs to people of all ages and serving the greater Inland Northwest. She is mother to two beautiful boys. She loves gathering wild foods, sharing nature with others, soulful poetry and living life to the fullest. It is her hope that this game will help you deeply connect you with nature, yourself and your friends, family and community and most important – have fun!

About Junkyard Tales Audio Advent Calendar

This Christmas the Junkyard Warden has a challenge he doesn't know how to face - something that could change the Junkyard for good. Sergeant, the steadfast Junkyard watchdog alerts the other animals, and they immediately take it up. “We take care of each other,” they say, “Even though the Warden doesn’t know about us - he still needs our help.” All 25 stories in this Audio Calendar are about how a community faces a difficult situation. By including everyone with their strengths and quirks, they not only solve what faces them, but they get closer in the process. These stories are funny and delightful, and they demonstrate courage, authenticity, compassion, empathy and most of all - service.