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Advent Calendar Ideas

Christmas time is creeping up and if you are going down the handmade Christmas route and are looking for some Christmas craft ideas, then now is the time to start planning!

Here are 6 Christmas Craft ideas to make your own Advent Calendars; 
1. Paper bag advent calendar

Paper Bag Advent Callendar -

2. Toilet paper roll advent calendar

Toilet Roll Advent Callendar -

3. Party hat advent calendar

Party Hat Advent Callendar -

4. Matchbox advent calendar

Matchbox Advent Callendar -

5. Cut down Santa advent calendar

Cut Down Santa Advent Callendar -

6. Glove advent calendar

Glove Advent Callendar -

I often get asked about what to put in advent calendars avoiding the usual lollies and chocolates. So here are some suggestions, they don't just need to be gifts, try putting in some cards setting out some fun Christmas activities to do;

1. Christmas jokes - check out this free printable!

2. Go carol singing

3. Movie night - watch a classic Christmas movie that evening with popcorn!

4. Tickets to the pantomine

5. Go and visit Christmas lights

6. A Christmas book

7. Do some holiday baking

8. Donate some toys to charity

9. Write a Christmas list

10. A Christmas tree ornaments
Submitted by: Tam De Haan
As well as being a mum to four young kids, Tam is a mumpreneur with a number of businesses already under her belt (Unique Boutique, and the BLOOM Family Festival), and now Simply Pure Ltd which produces premium New Zealand distilled Blue Duck Rare Vodka and Black Robin Rare Gin.

Edited by: Ben De Haan

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