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15 DIY Advent Calendars

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I’ve rounded up some incredible DIY Advent Calendars for kids. Let the countdown to Christmas to begin!

Are you ready for a great Christmas craft? You could even make a party of it with the kids and do a lot of the crafting together.

Here’’s the lineup: Wood Advent Calendar, Plastic Animal, Make Your Own, Matchbox, Easy No Sew Burlap, Clothespin, Origami Box, Upcycled DIY, Book a Day, DIY Stocking Garland, Owl Advent Calendar, Christmas Forest, TP Roll Advent Calendar, DIY Advent Calendars, and Family Activity Advent Calendar.

Whatever way you choose to mark the countdown, these DIY Advent calendars will add to the Christmas festivities!

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Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar Kids Party Craft Idea

1. Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar 

From Oh So Savvy Mom

Looking to save instead of spend this Christmas? This advent calendar is made of things you already have lying around the house.

Book a Day Kids Party Craft DIY Calendar

2. Book a Day Advent Calendar

From River’s Edge Curriculum 

A perfect idea for anyone who loves to read. Countdown to Christmas by unwrapping a new book each day.

Wood Advent Kids Party DIY Craft Idea

3. Wood Advent Calendar 

From Shanty 2 Chic

Feeling crafty? You’ll be able to put this wooden advent calendar together while the kids are napping.
Kids Party Craft Idea Christmas Forest Advent

4. Christmas Forest Advent Calendar 

From A Lovely Lark

You and your kids will enjoy the time spent making this Christmas tree forest using free printables.

Plastic Animal Party Craft Idea for Kids Advent Calendar

5. Plastic Animal Advent Calendar 

From A Bubbly Life 

This fun and festive idea turns little plastic animals into Rudolph impersonators. Your kids will love helping you put this one together.

DIY Craft Stocking Garland Advent Kids Party Idea

6. DIY Stocking Garland Advent Calendar 

From Hello Natural

This Advent calendar is bright and festive. You won’t be able to wait to open it and enjoy the goodies stashed inside.

tp-roll-advent-calendar-kids-party-craft-idea

7. TP Roll Advent Calendar 

From The Crafty Swedes 

After you’ve printed the free Santa templates just wrap them around empty toilet paper rolls. Let your kids count down the Santa’s to Christmas.

Make Your Own Advent Calendar Kids Party Craft Idea

8. Make Your Own Advent Calendar 

From Crafts Unleashed 

Don’t waste money on a calendar this year, make it yourself. This calendar is easy to make and customize to your home decor.

Matchbox Kids DIY Advent Party Craft Ideas

9. Matchbox Advent Calendar 

From The Merrythought 

This new twist on an advent calendar will remind you, “it’s better to give than to receive.”

Owl Advent Kids Party Craft DIY Calendar

10. Owl Advent Calendar

From Like a Playground via My Owl Barn

These cartoon owls are a cute and easy change of pace for your Christmas calendar. Your kids will enjoy helping make them.

Easy No Sew Burlap DIY Kids Party Craft Advent

11. Easy No Sew Burlap Advent Calendar 

From Finding Home Online

Big or little, your kids will feel the extra love from this creative advent calendar.

DIY Advent Calendar For Kids Party Craft Idea

12. DIY Advent Calendars 

From Fynes Designs 

Have more than one child clamoring to open the advent calendar? Here are a couple options sure to please everyone.

13. Family Activity Advent Calendar

From Makoodle 

Your family will enjoy this printable idea as each day includes a different activity for your countdown to the big day.

14. Clothespin Advent Calendar 

From Visual Heart 

This advent calendar idea is as beautiful as it is versatile. You can count down to Christmas with cards, candies or whatever strikes your fancy.

Origami DIY Party Craft for Kids Advent Calendar

15. Origami Box Advent Calendar 

From Crafty Nest

Some craft sticks and folded paper will make this reusable calendar a yearly favorite. It’s perfect for holding chocolate, who doesn’t love that?

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Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, she's in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara.