Christmas countdown can be incredibly fun when you have kids. No one gets more excited to cross out dates on the calendar like kids do!
DIY CRISTMAS COUNTDOWN IDEAS
An easy way to countdown to Christmas is a simple printable like one of these three. You can make it fun like they did by glueing objects to the countdown instead of just crossing the numbers off!
Make your own wooden Christmas countdown blocks out of a few cheap items. You can use it as a fun family activity and get it done in just a weekend.
If your kids are LEGO lovers you might want to try out a LEGO countdown calendar this year!
Create a countdown by cutting out little Christmas trees and hanging them up on a string inside of a frame. You can get most (if not all) of the materials form the dollar store.
Make a random acts of kindness chain out of paper printables and do one each day leading up to Christmas.
Use this DIY tutorial to make your own Christmas countdown chalkboard. The finished product is so cute!
Make a homemade Christmas tree countdown for a fraction of what it would cost at the store. Seriously, you probably have 95% of the materials at home already!
Keep your kids learning with a math countdown printable page! There are three printables, all for different levels of learning so you can choose what will work best for your children.
Surprise your kids with a paper bag Christmas countdown that has goodies for them to open every day. You can fill the bags with candy or cheap dollar store toys to keep it practical!
I am a book lover and so is my daughter so a Christmas book countdown sounds like a ton of fun to me. Read one each day leading up to Christmas!
CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN ITEMS TO BUY
If aren’t very DIY savvy or don’t have time to do an activity like the ones listed above here are some Christmas countdown calendars that you can buy and have delivered just in time to begin the countdown: