Advent Calendars are sanity savers for parents of young kids, since they neatly fend off the barrage of "when's Christmas?" questions. A fun Advent Calendar is also a great way to introduce a young child to counting or calendar reading - they'll be highly motivated learners, since it's a countdown to Christmas! Click through this gallery to discover 9 Advent Calendars you can make.
A color printer, scissors and cardboard are all you need to make this Advent Calendar. Behind each window of the house is a Christmassy image for your kids to discover.
Here's another printable Advent Calendar, this time showing a Christmas tree instead of a house in the snow.
You'll need a table-top for this Advent Calendar, but it's awesome! Grab some green paper, and a bunch of little treats to hide beneath the cones. Then make this Advent Calendar pine forest for your kids to enjoy, one day at a time.
This Advent Calendar is a long strip that hangs down the wall. Each day, your child gets to cut one day off, and enjoy the treat hidden inside.
For this Advent Calendar, you bake a batch of cookies, number them with frosting, then wrap them up so they'll stay fresh. Your kids get to munch one biscuit each day until Christmas.
You'll need a lot of socks for this one! Peg each stocking to a line, with numbered pegs. Hide a treat inside each one.
Grab some old magazines, and scour them for pictures of doors. Cut these pictures out and make a lovely Advent Calendar card!
Recycle cardboard tubes into a unique Advent Calendar wreath. Hide little packages in each tube, and you'll have a very memorable Advent Calendar!
This Advent calendar is different: it starts very plain, but as Christmas approaches, more and more elements are added to the collage. In the end, it becomes a lively Christmas scene!
Printable Advent Calendar
Christmas Tree Printable Advent Calendar
Cone-iferous Advent Calendar!
Christmas Countdown Calendar
Advent Calendar Cookies
A Stocking Calendar!
A-Door-Able Advent Calendar
Tubular Advent Calendar
Countdown To Christmas Collage
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