10 Christmas Advent Ideas
Christmas is the most exciting time of the year for a lot of us, because there is so much to look forward to – spending time with family, giving/receiving gifts, and eating amazing food! It’s easy to get wrapped up in those things, and advent calendars/activities are great for slowing the family down and understanding the reason for the season, as well as counting down the days to a beautiful holiday! Here are some great ideas for Advent this year – they’re good ones to look at even if you’ve done them before, or if it’s the first year you want to start.
This is a really good one because it involves the whole family – and there’s treats involved. You can get the directions & free printables here.
This is a great one for understanding what Christmas is all about. You can get the directions (which are easily modifiable) here.
3.) Punch Box
This is one of my favorites – it’s perfect for the more rambunctious and destructive children in our lives.
4.) Elf Rolls
These are adorable and cost efficient to make – just use paper towel or toilet paper rolls.
If Santa comes to your house, these are great activities for the kids. They also include books.
6.) Chain Links
Chain links are easy and versatile, and they’ll also look great for decoration in your house.
7.) Advent Jar
This is also a really cost efficient idea to incorporate an advent calendar in your house this season. It’s also really easy to do!
If you’re really wanting to drive the meaning of Christmas home this year, this would be the perfect Advent idea for you to use.
These are fun because who doesn’t love a good popper? They’re also super cheap to make as long as you save up your toilet paper rolls!
If you want to instill some excitement in your advent calendar, a great way is to provide small treats or activities inside each envelope.
Advent calendars and activities are a great way to bring the family together and teach our little ones about the true meaning of Christmas – it’s a great tradition to start in your home that you and your family will look forward to and remember for years to come!
Be sure to check out these other awesome DIY’s while you are here!