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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

5 DIY Advent Calendars To Make

 The 25 day count down fun is about to begin with lots of activities  in the days ahead.  Here are 5 ideas to create your own Advent calendars.   Looking for ideas for daily countdown activities?

Click here to read about the 25 Days of Christmas Activities

Click here to read about Christmas Countdown experiences verse things.

#1 Wilton Favor Tins

Makoodle created a fun and simple magnetic Advent calendar using the Wilton favor tins.  She even created free printables for the daily countdown numbers.  Click here for her complete instructions and free printables.

#2  Dollar Store Advent Calendar 

Here is a creative idea for an advent calendar using Dollar Tree pails and a large painted board from infarrantly creativeClick here for complete how to instructions and create a fun tradition.  This would be also cute for Valentines day with some changes.

#3 Over The Door Shoe Organizer Advent

eighteen25 dreams up some of the best ideas including this over the door shoe organizer Advent count down.  eighteen25 even provides the free printables numbers and simple how to instructions.  Click here to go to eighteen25 now.

#4  Advent Bags

Use either lunch bags or small colored bags yo can purchase at your local craft stores.  Print and place the  FREE printable numbers on each bag.    Then Place each note in a numbered Bag and fold the top of the bag down and close secure with tape or a sticker for no peeking opportunities.. You can download our 25 day count down numbers by clicking here.

#5 Envelope Advent

No time to create an Advent - when i first began the 25 Days of Christmas countdown I purchased Green and red envelopes.  I numbered 25 envelopes and placed our daily activity into each envelope and then gave one envelope out each day for the kids to open.  This was quick and simple.

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