Advent Calendar-Kids Craft!

by Kathy Sykes on December 6, 2011 · 6 comments

Of course, this is the season of Advent and many bloggers are talking about how you can incorporate an Advent calendar into your home. While I was online visiting The Chatty Momma, she talked about how she found a great $1 dollar Advent calendar at Target. So, my son and I went out to see if we could find one too. And we did!

Here is what we did with our Advent calendar:

This is our $1 dollar Advent calendar from Target! It is a Christmas tree that is numbered from one to twenty-five with ornaments. Each ornament has a pocket or slot where something can be placed.

My son and I decided to use colored Post-It notes and write Christmas/Advent terms on each note.


Then my son put each Post-It note in each slot on the Advent calendar.

This is what it looked like once he finished. The colored Post-It notes made the tree more festive.

We placed it on his bedroom door so that each day we can pull out a Post-It note and discuss the term on the note and how it relates to Advent.


Thanks to The Chatty Momma for the great idea and if you have other Advent crafts, please share them here.

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Linda Kirk December 6, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Excellent craft and way to incorporate Advent into instruction. Will pass on to my hubby for childre’s ministry this Sunday. Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!;


Kathy Sykes December 8, 2011 at 12:50 pm

I hope the Sunday school enjoys it!


LaTonya December 6, 2011 at 7:51 pm

A neat craft with a great purpose. Your little man is very handsome!


Kathy Sykes December 8, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Thanks LaTonya


Lisa @ Happy in Dole Valley December 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm

What a clever and inexpensive idea. Love the proud smile in the last picture — too cute!

Blessings, ~Lisa

(visiting from Women Living Well link up)


Kathy Sykes December 8, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Yes, I actually enjoyed working with him on this project! He is a cutie! Thanks for visiting!


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