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We’ve got three amazing Advent Calendar Printables designed for kids, and each one is a unique and exciting way to count down to Christmas!
In 2021, we kicked off this Christmas countdown tradition, introducing new ideas Each year. And guess what? We’re planning to create more ideas in the coming year as well!
Best part? I’ve created all these as free printables, so you and your kids can enjoy the festive fun together!
Make sure to explore all our Christmas ideas for kids.
What exactly is an Advent Calendar?
If you’re new to the idea, it’s a Christmas countdown. Traditionally, it’s a calendar with small doors containing sweet treats or candies. Kids open one each day, ticking off the days until Christmas.
There are countless ways to make an Advent Calendar, but our Printable Advent Calendars are perfect for those seeking an easy and budget-friendly option.
Let’s dive into our 3 Advent Calendar Printables:
When kids think of Christmas, Santa and gifts are top of mind. Santa is the heart of Christmas!
Our popular Santa Beard Advent Calendar printable lets kids add a cotton ball to Santa’s beard each day. When the beard is full, it’s Christmas!
Download your Santa Beard Advent Calendar.
This one’s intriguing! Daily, kids get task cards with simple activities that take 10 to 30 minutes.
Crafts, drawings, baking, and decorating—there are over 40 options! Want to create your own? We’ve got customized blank templates too.
Download your Advent Calendar Activity Cards!
A religious countdown to Christmas, and the simplest of all three. Download the free printable, hang it in your child’s room, and each day, kids colour a star.
When they colour the biggest star above Baby Jesus, Christmas is here!
Download your Nativity Advent Calendar!
So, which one do you want to download for your child this year? Let us know!
If it’s mid-December and you’re just getting started, no worries! Begin your countdown anytime. Your child will love it, regardless.
Starting in 2021, I began this Advent tradition, brainstorming new ideas every year. More additions are coming every year, so I recommend you pin this post to check back for the next Christmases.
Nativity Finger Puppets for Kids
Experience a captivating storytelling session with Nativity Finger Puppets, bringing the story to life. Featuring 11 finger puppets adorned with kid-friendly illustrations, this promises to be a beloved activity for kids!
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3 Non-Candy Advent Calendar Ideas for Kids
This year, step away from the sugary sweetness and embrace the charm of non-candy surprises that will turn each day into a celebration.
1. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Science Advent Calendar: 24 Days of Science – Unleash excitement daily with 13 captivating experiments and collect 11 stunning specimens. On the final day, there is a Special surprise!
2. My World Advent Calendar: Explore the world (24 countries), learn cool facts about that place and do one Special craft from that country each day! Perfect for kids who love Crafts!
3. Lego Friends Advent Calendar offers 24 mini builds, including 3 characters, Santa, a reindeer, a sleigh, and Christmas activities. Ideal for ages 6+, it’s a pre-Christmas gift packed with role-play fun.
Whichever you choose, I hope you have a wonderful Advent time with your kids. Check out Christmas Ideas for Kids for more Fun.