Paper Chain Advent Calendar

Make this simple paper chain advent calendar.  Easy. Classic.  Stylin’.

Make a paper chain advent calendar.  This post has the free printable tags to put on your advent calendar, in blue and in red.  Write one activity per day in December to do with your kids.  They find out the activity when they tear off the ring.

Just cut strips of paper and glue them in a ring.  You’ll need 25 for a Christmas countdown.  Or you can start later in the month with fewer rings.

Make a paper chain advent calendar.  This post has the free printable tags to put on your advent calendar, in blue and in red.  Write one activity per day in December to do with your kids.  They find out the activity when they tear off the ring.

We made these Printable Advent Calendar Tags to attach to the rings to up the style.

Make a paper chain advent calendar.  This post has the free printable tags to put on your advent calendar, in blue and in red.  Write one activity per day in December to do with your kids.  They find out the activity when they tear off the ring.

 Inside each ring I wrote one activity or treat per day that we would do through December.

Make a paper chain advent calendar.  This post has the free printable tags to put on your advent calendar, in blue and in red.  Write one activity per day in December to do with your kids.  They find out the activity when they tear off the ring.

We’ll tear one ring off the paper chain advent calendar each day until Christmas and read and do the activity.

Make a paper chain advent calendar.  This post has the free printable tags to put on your advent calendar, in blue and in red.  Write one activity per day in December to do with your kids.  They find out the activity when they tear off the ring.

Here’s my list

  1. Christmas Shopping
  2. Watch a Christmas Movie
  3. Decorate the Tree
  4. Look in Your Stocking (I’ll put a treat in there ahead of time)
  5. Cookie Party With Our Friends
  6. Make an Ornament For the Tree
  7. Church Christmas Party
  8. Homeschool Christmas Party
  9. Make a Christmas Video For Grandma
  10. Have a Snowman Target Shoot
  11. Make Christmas Candy
  12. Look Under the Tree (I’ll put treats under the tree ahead of time)
  13. Indoor Pom-Pom Snowball Fight
  14. Build a Snowman
  15. Drive and Look at Christmas Lights with Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt
  16. Look Under the Tree (Another Treat)
  17. Make Candy Houses
  18. Make and Send Christmas Cards
  19. Read Christmas Stories
  20. Make and Decorate Sugar Cookie Cut-outs
  21. Have an Epic Snowball Fight
  22. Go Sledding With Our Cousins
  23. Paint Nativity Scenes (I want to save and frame the kids art to put up in future years)
  24. Family Christmas Nativity Pageant (It’s priceless, but definitely for our eyes only)
  25. CHRISTMAS DAY!

Stay with us through Christmas for many more recipes, crafts, and educational ideas for December.  And check out our Holidayopedia for more ideas around the year.

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