Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Are you excited about upconing Christmas season? We certainly are looking forward to Christmas crafts and Christmas treats. This is why I decided to offer an activity advent calendar this year - with 25 amazing kid projects to do in December. Each day will have a different theme and you can find multiple activities and books to choose from for every theme. I hope your kids will enjoy it just as much as my daughter will.
An Advent activity calendar - 25 Amazing Activity Ideas for Kids to Do in December
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25 Christmas Activity Calendar Ideas for Kids

December 1 - Nativity Craft and Activities (No Time for Flashcards)
December 2 - Christmas Tree Crafts and Activities (Fun a Day)

December 3 - Useful Gifts Made by Kids (Happy Hooligans)

December 4 - Make Homemade cards (Tinkerlab)

December 5 - Choose from this giant list of DIY Christmas ornaments (Paging Fun Mums)

December 6 - Make a no-bake dessert to eat on St. Nicholas Day. (My Life and Kids)

December 7 - Listen to Tchailovsky's timeless music and choose Nutcracker Activities and Crafts from my blog:

December 8 - Make Christmas wreaths, and pick from this list of wreath ideas for kids, tweens, and adults (Kid World Citizen)

December 9 - Bring a fresh poinsettia to decorate your home or make some pretty poinsettia crafts

December 10 - Do you want to build a snowman? Head out outside or pick some snowmen crafts (Red Ted Art)

December 11 - Listen to some real jingle bells by picking crafts using jingle bells (Buggy and Buddy)

December 12 - Add some Christmas Stars to your house with an amazing collection of star crafts at Red Ted Art.

December 13 - Bake some gingerbread cookies and make gingerbread man crafts (Kid Activities Blog)

December 14 - Light up your house with crafts, sensory activities, and science of Christmas lights from Kids Play Box.

December 15 - Catch some snowflakes... or make some with 30 ideas to make a snowflake (Hands On: As We Grow)

December 16 - Enjoy some Christmas science with your kids (Lemon Lime Adventures)
December 17 - Santa is coming soon! Make a Santa craft or treat with your kids while they count days to his arrival (One Time Through)

December 18 - Elves are working extra hard now. Bring some to your house with these elf activities and treats (Kids Activities Blog)

December 19 - Build a real or a pretend gingerbread house. A list of ideas will be published on my blog on November 23.

December 20 - Have a few extra candy canes? Try some candy cane science experiments with them from our archives:

December 21
Watch the classic Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie and make your own Rudolph from these Rudolph crafts (Artsy Momma)

December 22 - Winter is offficially here! Celebrate it with going outside to play and enjoying these easy winter crafts from Artsy Crafty Kids

December 23 - Bake some Christmas cookies to prepare for Christmas. Pick from this impressive list of Christmas cookie recipes, there are cookies here guaranteed to please everyone! (Spaceships and Laser Beams)

December 24 - get kids to do some quick last minute Christmas crafts from our archives as they are waiting for this last day of waiting to be over.

December 25. Christmas Day is finally here! Once kids have recovered from excitement of a Christmas morning, they can help with Christmas dinner recipes (My Life and Kids). What are you making for your Christmas dinner?

Your Turn

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maryanne @ mama smiles said...

What an amazing series!

Ticia said...

I will have to send this to my daughter who is desperately trying to create an Advent calendar for herself of crafts.

Anonymous said...

This is an extraordinary list! We love advent calendars of all kinds 😊 I think we'll have to add a project a day to our collection. And I love that you've paired books with so many of the activities. Wonderful idea!