DIY Advent Calendar ideas

In this post you will find DIY advent calendar ideas along with instructions on how to make such a calendar yourself. In addition, we have numbers for the advent calendar and advent calendar activities for kids.

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DIY Advent Calendar ideas

1. Advent calendar with Rudolph reindeers

Typical kid’s project, i.e. an advent calendar with Rudolph reindeers. In the post, you’ll find nose and horn templates ready to print, so all you need are coffee filters and twine. Making a calendar is easy, but requires patience in cutting out all elements. 

2. Christmas tree treasure box advent calendar DIY

The idea for the Christmas tree treasure box advent calendar. I figured out the cube template to minimize the number of joints and gluing.

3. Advent calendar from paper rolls

The Advent calendar from paper rolls is a recycling hit. Additionally, it is easy to make and costs little.

4. Advent calendar in the form of polystyrene foam Christmas tree

Such a polystyrene foam Christmas tree is easy to make and can be made together with children.

5. Paper Christmas tree advent calendar with free printable templates

It consists of 24 paper Christmas tree in various sizes and shades of green. Each of them has a candy or a task inside.

6. Mini stocking advent calendar

7. Last minute advent calendar with socks

Here comes quick and easy to make last minute advent calendar with socks. You only need 24 socks and clips. You can make use our number templates and stick them to clips. Let’s do it!

8. Advent calendar made of plank and hooks

This is our first Advent calendar, it may not be perfect, but the first pancake is always spoiled. Advent calendar made of plank and hooks is durable, so you can use it for several years.

Free printable numbers for the advent calendar

When creating an advent calendar, you always need numbers, so we have prepared templates ready to print. There are numbers for the Advent calendar in three versions.

Advent Calendar activity ideas – download and print

The aid of all those who plan to make an Advent calendar for their child by themselves and prefer an activity-based form.

Check out our ideas

👉 If you are looking for more DIY Christmas ideas, you can find them in the Christmas section.

👉 Ideas for Christmas cards you will find here.

👉 Ideas for Christmas tree ornaments are here.

👉 All other DIY ideas for Christmas, including potato stamps or gift tags are available here.

👉 However, if you are looking for more inspiration for playing with children, you can find them in the section DIY with kids.

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