My second Christmas living on our own my grandmother gave me a beautiful wooden advent calendar. I put it out every year and my kids love seeing what decoration is going to be added each day. Though this year I might surprise them with some chocolate kisses in the spaces along with the little ornaments. Christmas is a magical time of year for kids and adults alike.
Christmas Advent Calendar Ideas
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There are many different ways to do an advent calendar, from the ones you can buy in most stores starting in October that have a square chocolate to fancy ones to the special homemade ones. Or maybe you are more like me, un-crafty, last minute, keep scrolling for some great options from Amazon.
I love this Reverse Advent Calendar idea. Make sure you check it out. It’s perfect for giving back during the holidays.
We had these Lego countdown calendars a few years ago and my Lego loving girls just loved them! They not only got the surprise each morning, but they got a fun toy (in total, a set) to play with even after the holidays were over.
This is perfect for the jewelry lover in your life. Each day find a small charm or gift.
This is beautiful! My style. You have a beautiful tree decoration that you can choose what you put into each little box. You could choose chocolates or candies, or a little toy (from the dollar store perhaps).
I just saw these and wish I hadn’t already gotten our advents. Crayola has their own! Perfect for a creative child.