24 Ways to Countdown to Christmas {Advent}


Here are 24 ways to countdown to Christmas!  Advent calendar ideas are not only so much fun to make but create a family tradition that your kids will remember for years to come. 


Thanks to theese Countdown to Christmas pictured tutorials, you’ll be able to use Advent calendar ideas to make one for yourself or as an amazing homemade gift!

24 Ways to Countdown to Christmas with an Advent

 I absolutely love having the tradition of a countdown to Christmas with my family. I hope these tutorials will inspire you to create a new advent or countdown to Christmas for the holidays this year.  

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Countdown to Christmas

Countdown to Christmas

1.  Circle Pocket Nativity calendar from Craft Apple on Flickr.
2.  Quilted Nativity Advent Calendar from Art to Heart by Ashlee Woolf.
3.   Small tin bucket count down calendar from All Things Wonderful.
4.  Cookie Sheet Advent Calendar with printable instructions from Executive Homemaker.



5.  Tree Tin Advent calendar tutorial from Super Saturday Crafts.
6.  Memory Glass & Frame Advent Christmas Tree Calendar from Ink Stains with Roni.
7.  How to make your own advent calendar with tins, velcro and a blank canvas board from Splitcoast Scrappers.
8.  Paper Tree count down calendar tutorial that doubles as Christmas decor from Sunny Stampin’.

Christmas Countdown

Christmas Countdown

9.    Embellished Vintage tray Christmas countdown tutorial from Paper Princess Chronicles.
10.  Stamped Christmas Ornament Advent Calendar by Executive Homemaker.
11.  Matchbox paper craft Advent calendar tutorial from Purely Stamping.
12.  How to make a Tea Tree Advent Calendar from Bright & Blithe

How to Make a Homemade Advent Calendar with your Preschooler

How to Make a Homemade Advent Calendar with your Preschooler

13.  Wrapped Present Countdown for the Grandparents from Whatever DeDee Wants.
14.  Christmas Stocking advent calendar from Creations by Kara.
15.  Craft stick Christmas tree advent calendar with “origami” boxes by Crafty Nest.
16.  Spiritual box advent calendar you can do with the family from My Insanity.

Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar

17.  Magnetic & Sparkly Christmas advent calendar tutorial from Polka Dot Pineapple.
18.  The 25 Days of Giving~ an Envelope Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Banner from Maya Road Design Team.
19.   BINGO Countdown to Christmas calendar tutorial by Shanty2Chic.
20.  Rusty Bucket Advent Calendar by Fabulously French.

21.  Easy Printable Christmas Advent Calendar from the Hybrid Chick.
22.  Framed activity box advent calendar from The Painter Family.
23.  Mounted on the wall this box advent countdown to Christmas is adorable and from Ali Edwards.
24.  Christmas Calendar Advent Clothespin Wreath by the Crafty Chica.

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  1. Comment-Anonymous Tiffany

    Cute article! Links work great and it’s a clever idea and title for an article. It was exactly what I was looking for and I can’t wait to borrow some of the ideas and make a calendar with my son. I’ll post pics!!! Thanks!

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  3. Comment-Anonymous Anne

    Thank you for this post! Great tip!!!

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  5. Comment-Anonymous Louis

    Angela, you are right. They are so pretty. I found myself spending time looking through them all. At the end I still could not decide which to choose.

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