Advent Calendar

You will need:

  • String
  • Mini wooden pegs
  • Gold paint
  • Ribbon
  • Felt
  • Foam
  • Scrap fabric and paper
  • Tinsel pipecleaners
  • Glitter glue
  • Glitter


  1. Paint a length of string with gold paint.
  2. You will need to make the numbers 1 to 25 to hang on the string. Make a background shape for each number from a variation of felt, foam, paper and fabric. Make some into pockets so you can fill them with Christmas treats later.
  3. Use glitter, glitter glue, pens and paint to write the numbers on their backgrounds. Experiment with your materials and make each number look unique!
  4. Hang the numbers on the string with mini wooden pegs. Alternatively use tinsel pipecleaners or ribbons to make a bow.
  5. Fill the pockets with Christmas treats and look forward to counting down the days!

All items (or similar) are available from Play Resource Shop & Scrapstore.

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