10 Countdown to Christmas with these Fun Advent Calendars


Advent calendars are my favorite way to countdown to Christmas!   Here are some of the best Christmas DIY advent calendars I could find online!  I absolutely love having the tradition of a Christmas countdown calendar with my family.

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Create a new Christmas tradition or do a simple activitiy for kids with these awesome holiday crafts! Use these pictured instructions to make Holiday CraftsDIY DecorFood and RecipesParty Ideas, Free Printables, and Activities for Kids perfect for the holiday season!


Wood Tree Advent

1.  Wood Tree Count Down ~ This awesome Christmas tree made from old boards can double as beautiful Christmas decor. Hang small wrapped packages to countdown the days.

Vintage Advent Calendar Envelopes & Cards {free printables}

2.  Vintage Advent Calendar Envelopes & Cards {free printables} ~ This fun Christmas envelope advent calendar is a great craft that will not only make a beautiful decoration, but an easy way to let little ones know how many more days they have to wait until Christmas morning.  The envelopess and cards are available to download for free.  {smiling}

Burlap Countdown Calendar

3.  Burlap Advent Calendar {no sew} ~ Ready to start the count down until Christmas? Get the whole family involved and make your own advent calendar. It’s a simple project to make using burlap ribbon, ribbon, twine and a hot glue gun.

Chalkboard Christmas Countdown

4.  Chalkboard Christmas Countdown ~ Counting down the days to Christmas? You can do it with a little bit of fun with this super easy Chalkboard Countdown.  Your child will enjoy seeing the numbers countdown to the anticipated day!

Count Down Calendar

Clothes Hanger Count Down

5.  Clothes Hanger Count Down ~ This shabby chic count down calendar is so simple to make and will look gorgeous on display.  It’s made with jute string, brown and white paper bags, scraps of lace, a clothes hanger, old buttons and a few white paper tags.

Lunch Sack Advent Calendar

6.  Lunch Sack Advent Calendar ~ These brown paper packages tied with string are simple yet so pretty.  Hang them from twine from a mantle or wall.

Chalkboard Advent Calendar

7.  Chalkboard Advent Calendar ~ This advent calendar is a fun way to count down the days until Christmas.  Each day an ornament is hung on the tree until it’s Christmas.

Advent Calendar

A Gift Advent {free printable}

8.  A Gift Advent {free printable} ~ Here is a great Christmas countdown printable!  All you have to do is download, print, assemble and stuff with treats! Your kiddos will love receiving a treat every day until the big man in red comes!

DIY Christmas Advent Calendar {free printable poster}

9.  DIY Christmas Advent Calendar {free printable poster} ~ Looking for a great way to countdown to Christmas with the kids? This free printable poster is just the thing.  Hang little notes, activities and treats to the calendar.

DIY Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Countdown

10.  DIY Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Countdown ~ Counting down the days to Christmas? You can do it with a little bit of fun with this super easy toilet paper countdown.  Your child will enjoy punching out the numbers to the anticipated day!

christmas countdown calendar

11. 24 Fun Ways to Countdown to Christmas ~ Simply print out this free printable {or all three} that is sure to keep you and your children entertained {and your mantle looking adorable} and countdown to Christmas with something meaningful to do each day.

10 countdown to christmas advent calendars

Homemade Christmas Crafts Homemade Gift Ideas

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