Alternative Advent Calendar - would be pretty hanging from a mantle

An alternative advent countdown: read Christmas books every day in the run up to the big day. A lovely family tradition.

Baby De Roach: It's the Final Countdown

Baby De Roach: It's the Final Countdown - great idea for an easy advent calendar

Clear ornaments filled with different colored sequins. Shiny!

christmas diy - sequin christmas ornaments - This would be fun for Hunter to make by himself!

The Purple Pumpkin Blog: 24 Handmade Advent Calendar Ideas.  I have some big plastic containers that would work good for this.

24 Handmade Advent Calendar Ideas

Make Monthly jar advent

Use glass ornaments, glitter and a sweet message to make this adorable advent calendar

message in an ornament advent calendar, christmas decorations, craft rooms, crafts, seasonal holiday decor

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Christmas Sensory & I Spy Ornaments - gorgeous images on here (",)

Advent calendar

Homemade Advent Calendar

ok so what i'm thinking here is cardboard rectangle that the kids color/decorate, then put on clothespin on top. Glue yellow/orange tissue paper to top to be a candle.

Giving House / Advent Calendar - Brilliant for teaching kids the real meaning of Christmas. This mom wrote notes on cards for each day to have her girls do something nice each day (write letters to teachers, etc.) I love this idea, kids can get really caught up in the I WANT THAT AND THAT AND THAT aspect of Christmas.

Real Food Tips: 12 Homemade Holiday Gifts (that aren’t cookies

Real Food Tips: Advent "Giving" Calendar (without candy!) More great ideas for Advent calendar

Advent calendar..great idea for recycling tissue tubes, but I'd paint them green first

great idea for recycling tissue tubes, but I'd paint them green first

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I may try this with different things to do inside - fave holiday movies, verses, Christmas light tour, Christmas concert etc. some could have dates and some could be random ideas or traditions.

A 24-pocket shoe organizer Advent Calendar | The Procrastinating Home Economist

I got this idea, from Chica and Jo's website . Here's my version: A shoe organizer works perfectly as a Christmas Advent ca.

Home-made advent calendar. good for each kid to have their own basket

Home-made advent calendar. good for each kid to have their own basket

DIY Adventy Calendar

Dollar Store Advent Calendar

Tins from dollar store wedding section for advent calendar?

Jesse Tree Advent with the Jesus Storybook Bible - i like this idea- putting them on the tree when the day arrives, maybe cross stitch?

Advent Jesse Tree with the Jesus Storybook Bible - Ornaments

Décompte de noël pour les grands

simple as that: Simple Christmas Countdown - Snowflake Advent Calendar