Welcome to our 5 part series Cozy Christmas Connections. This week I’ll be looking at 10 great advent calendar ideas for you to make with/for your children! December is almost here, and advent calendar time is approaching. I don’t know a child that doesn’t love opening advent calendars each December day! Take some time out this week and make an advent calendar that will draw your family together, and strengthen your family bond.
Last week’s post looked at 10 Christmas Books To Read As A Family. If you missed it, be sure to read it!
10 Advent Calendar Ideas
Bags, paint and branches
I like this one by My Garden Diaries; cute bags, paint and love the branches!
Advent in a box
This calendar by Martha Stewart is so colorful, love it! Make it with lids and box covers 🙂
Calendar in a frame
This calendar is gorgeous! Make it a feature by framing them all on a large wall. Check it out at Kate’s Creative Space!
DIY Take out box calendar
This calendar is such a fun DIY one to make with kids! Love all those colors too! Studio DIY
This is gorgeous if you’re into knitting, at Knitpicks! Wow!
Craft paper fun
Have some fun with all your leftover scrapbook/craft paper and make this gorgeous creative calendar! Lapin and Me for 3.95.
I hope you gain some great book ideas from these six! 🙂 Making these this week is sure to be great fun for you and your children. If you missed it, we featured our own Memory Verse Advent Calendar on our blog last week, take a look!
Also check out our 25 Days of Kindle Christmas Books – Advent Calendar, a stunning collection of 25 books you can order online; pick one book a day as part of an advent calendar reading theme!
If you have any favorite advent calendars you love making together as a family, we’d love for you to share them with us! What will you be opening this Christmas?
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