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Junkyard Tales Audio Advent Calendar Printable Coloring Page: Day 25 The Warden

The Junkyard Tales Audio Advent Calendar Day 25. The Warden is so important to the animals that when he finally returns to the Junkyard, they all want to jump out of hiding and wish him a Merry Christmas — but they can’t. They aren’t supposed to show themselves — it is a rule. But Christmas magic brings a solution that leaves all the animals marveling and feeling deeply grateful.

The Warden is going to have a very different Christmas than he first thought. I wonder what Christmas morning looked like in his house when the children discovered their gifts. What does Christmas morning look like in your house?

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David Sewell McCann
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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.

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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.