Everyone loves advent calendars. They are a perfectly festive way to countdown to Christmas and get super excited at the same time. But when we think about it, getting all psyched up for the holidays is something we do for the kids, right? So why not make an awesome advent calendar to help do just that! One thing I love about advent calendars, is you can make it into whatever you would like. You can stock it with candy, a few toys, little slips of paper prompting you to do something to get into the holiday spirit, or anything else you can think of! Here is a roundup of 15 amazing DIY advent calendars that your kids will absolutely love and who are we kidding, you will too. So check them out and get to work because the first of December will be here before we know it! And I am sure the kids need all the help they can get to get excited for Christmas.
DIY Advent Calendars For Kids 1 of 16
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Mini Tree Boxes 2 of 16
Wouldn't these be adorable on a table in the living room? Just make sure little hands don't open them all at once!
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Giant Fabric Tree 3 of 16
I love this idea. It's so simple and really, who needs a tree when you have this? I kid, I kid.
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Garland 4 of 16
This is a great one for writing down things you would like to do before Christmas. Just write it on the back of this glittery garland!
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Punch Box! 5 of 16
This one is so much fun! The kids will most definitely love punching through the box to retrieve their treats.
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Elf Tubes 6 of 16
They are too cute to be toilet paper rolls, but they are! Fill them with goodies and put them back up as decoration. So cute!
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Clustered Boxes 7 of 16
This is an awesome and easy way to advent. Make them a cluster or into a shape like your child's initial! The possibilities are endless.
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Envelope Tree 8 of 16
Grab some envelopes and make an advent tree! Isn't it adorable?
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Village 9 of 16
This one might be my favorite of all time. How fun and cute is this little advent calendar town? Set them up on a grid system and add some cute cars to the streets. So clever!
See more here on Mr. Printables.
Star Tree 10 of 16
Make these cute little stars and slip a piece of paper inside or if you make them thick enough, maybe a piece of candy! Isn't it pretty?
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Pyramids 11 of 16
Fill these colorful pyramids with little gifts for your little ones. They are sure to love this!
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Shadow Box 12 of 16
I love all the different sized gifts you can fit into this one. Just be sure to put it out of reach of the little ones!
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Minimal 13 of 16
Go minimal with some simple boxes filled with goodness! I love the clean look and ease of this one.
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Jar 14 of 16
I love how colorful this one is! Felt balls attached to a daily Christmas themed task and in a jar? Genius.
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Chalkboard Boxes 15 of 16
The trend of chalkboard isn't going anywhere in my book! These boxes hung like a chandelier is kind of perfect, don't you think?
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PiÃ±atas! 16 of 16
I just couldn't resist. If you are up for making 25 piÃ±atas, you totally should. Your kids will adore you!
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