Willowday has designed their own Lego advent calendar and is sharing a pdf for you to do it too! Love this idea!
Just because the 1st of December has come and gone doesn't mean that
it's too late to get an advent calendar going. And, don't worry, the kids won't mind
if they get to open more than one day at a time!
These stacked toilet paper tubes make an adorable recycled house advent calendar and they punch through for extra fun. Great idea from Morning Creativity.
Little trees on little boxes with little flags announcing the day - are you like me and instantly charmed by something just because it is small? Visit Oh Happy Day for this miniature tree advent calendar!
You can't see it from the picture, but El Hada de Papel has designed these trees so that each numbered day is attached to a treat hanging on the inside. Pull the number out, snip the string and down comes your treat! Great idea!
Click here for all the previous ideas - there's so many I've lost count but there are well over 100 ideas for advent calendars and I'm sure you will find one, or more, that you love!
These are lovely cookies to make and everyone should give them a try at least once. I remember thinking that it was almost magical seeing the hard candies melt into transparent colored glass - I think I'll add this to our advent activity list. Get the easy how-to at Yankee Magazine and remember you can do any shape, not just stars, that suits your fancy.
This Christmas tree craft is a good one for older kids as there is a lot of paper cutting and assembly but isn't it a beauty! The photo tutorial at LooLeDo is really nice and easy to understand so be sure to check it out.
I love dioramas so as soon as I saw these miniature scenes from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol I was smitten! There aren't any instructions, just lots of pictures to enjoy and inspire! Thank you Artistes a Les Corts for this treat! English translation here.