Children’s Advent Calendar Printable {Free}

I absolutely love Christmas! It is without a doubt, my favorite holiday. I just love everything about it.

The smells of Christmas trees, cookies baking, and cooler weather in the air.

The sights of bright Christmas lights, houses decorated in their holiday best, and stockings hung by the mantle.

I love the sounds of Christmas carols, the Salvation Army Christmas bells, and of course the laughter that just goes along with so many Christmas activities – especially where kids are involved.

But most of all, I love the feeling of Christmas. Without getting overly sappy, or preachy, let’s just say I love the feeling of family, faith and celebrating the holiday in spiritual and fun ways. I enjoy taking the four weeks before Christmas, the advent season, to create special memories with my family. We have traditions that are absolute must-dos like visiting the live nativity at our church, but I also like to incorporate other things to keep things new as well.

While my family celebrates advent in a spiritual way, we also have a children’s advent calendar for memory-making and fun activities to do with our son. Some days include silly activities – like PJ day -  while others are more thoughtful – such as sending a Christmas card to a soldier or baking something for someone special.

I thought I would share the cards I’ve made for our fun advent calendar that you can print and use with your own family.

Children’s Advent Calendar Printable

 

There are 30 fun Christmas activity ideas that you can select your favorites to use. You can print the cards on the paper of your choice and then cut into individual cards. Then, you can add the cards to your family’s advent calendar or even create your own by making an envelope for each day and placing one of the cards inside for that day. Then, you can countdown along with your children by enjoying that day’s activity together!

 

Please note I’ve made my Children’s Advent Calendar printable available for personal use only. I definitely hope you enjoy all the fun in store for your family this Christmas season.

Merry Christmas,

Robyn xoxo

Comments

  1. 5

    says

    What a cute idea! I was just thinking about advent calendars and coming up short on ideas. With four kids, those tiny hidden treasures never work unless I buy four of them. I love this idea!

    • 6

      says

      Thanks, Shaina. I love that these are things that the entire family can enjoy and really are more about time together than things. I hope your sweet family has a magical Christmas season!

  2. 15

    says

    Found you on Pinterest! Thank you for these great printables! My daughter and family (including their 4 kiddos) are living with us while her husband readies their new fixer-upper. They’ll be with us through most of December, so it will be fun to put these in my advent calendar and have little things to do with them each day!

    • 16

      says

      Hi Kim! Welcome!
      What a fun Christmas season you’ll have with your grandchildren in the house! They’ll be so excited about your having fun things planned for each day, and what wonderful memories they’ll have of this Christmas! I hope you enjoy the printable. Merry Christmas!

  3. 23

    says

    Advent calendars are a long tradition in my family, but one that I’ve let slide the past couple years. I just picked one up at the Lego store this past week – the girls are crazy to start opening those doors! I love your printables – such a great idea!

    • 24

      says

      Those by Lego are just cute as they can be, aren’t they? We’ve used one of theirs in the past and loved it.

      I printed out my cards and put them in number 1 coin envelopes with a number written on each one. I finally decided to put them in our Christmas tree for my son to open each morning. I think I’m just as excited as he is to begin opening them!

      I hope your girls have fun opening those Lego doors. So fun!

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