Count down to Christmas – DIY Advent Calendars

It’s now the 1st of November and I can start thinking about Christmas. So kicking off 8 weeks of Counting Down to Christmas with some Amazing European Bloggers we start where any good Christmas Celebrations should with Advent Calendars and activities counting down to the big day. So here are 24 Advent Calendars, countdown and activity ideas to get you thinking and busy for the big day.

advent activities for kids

  1. Creative with Kids – Creative Christmas Countdown a collection of 24 fabulous bloggers counting down to Christmas with creative family fun.
  2. Our Reindeer Activity Calendar from last year – I’m making T’s one at the moment and had hoped to show it off today but due to illness it’s been delayed a little.
  3. Cutesy Crafts – Nativity Advent to make a Nativity Picture at the endNativity Advent Calendar
  4. Scrapbook Envelopes which is all over Pinterest and looks gorgeous
  5. No Time for Flashcars – DIY Advent Calendar from Wipe Lids
  6. Paint Cut Paste – Simple Advent Calendar of Activities
  7. J Daniel4’s Mom – Advent Muffin Tin Meal
  8. Make do and Friend – Advent Activities to countdown to christmas with
  9. Maya Made – Cardboard Tube CountdownAdvent Calendar
  10. Narrating Life – DIY Fridge Magnet Advent Calendar
  11. Kitchen Counter Chronicles – An advent Calendar from Far Away
  12. Dilly Dali Art – DIY Advent Calendar
  13. Come Together Kids – Christmas Countdown TreeChristmas Countdown Tree
  14. From Tantrums to Treasure Hunts – A Simple Countdown Calendar
  15. Nurturestore – Advent Activities
  16. Kids Stuff World – Advent Activities
  17. In Lieu of Preschool – 10 Advent Activities
  18. The Iowa Farmers Wife – Advent Action CardsAdvent Action Cards
  19. House and Home Canada – Christmas Decoration for 25 days
  20. The Duty Chronicles – 30 ideas for advent
  21. All things simple – Activities for Advent
  22. Kirsty Wiseman – Peg Advent CountdownPeg Advent
  23. Oopsey Daisy – Books and Crafts Advent Countdown
  24. The Crafty Crow – Books and Activity Advent

I am cohosting the Counting down to Christmas with the following bloggers – please pop over and see what they are doing for this first week and check back next week to see what we will be doing for week 2.

Rainy Day Mum ~ Mummy Mummy Mum! ~ Life at the Zoo ~ Here Come the Girls

The Fairy and The Frog ~ Jennifer’s Little World

Making Boys Men and The Boy and Me

We would love for you to come and link up your advent ideas in the linky below which is open until well into Decemeber.

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Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and now mum. She's passionate about supporting learning at school at home, bringing books alive, giving kids life skills and exploring the world around us sharing Creative, Family Friendly, Fun Ideas for the whole family on Rainy Day Mum


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  2. says

    Some really awesome ideas, we love the peg one as it is so easy and simple to make!

    We have created an advent calendar that embraces the giving spirit of Christmas – a DIY printable Acts of Kindness calendar – take a look!