How many of you count down to Christmas? I do, every.single.year. I am like a little kid when it comes to Christmas, and my kids are just as excited as I am, if not more. There is something so magical about counting down the days until Santa arrives, the anticipation is half the fun. Make it easier to count down with these DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas! You can do it as a countdown, or make it even more special and create an advent calendar full of fun little candies, toys, and even activities that you can do all month long.
Start every day with a smile on the kids’ faces with these cute Christmas puns and jokes.Advent Calendar with Jokes for Every Day
Painted popsicle sticks with fun activities to do is a great way to count down to the special day.Advent Activity Jar
This might take a few days to make, but I had to share the cuteness of this!Cardboard Reindeer Advent
I’d love to make something like this just so I can pull it out every year! Christmas Advent Calendar Wall Chart
How sweet is this one!? Put them in clear packaging so they can stay fresh enough to eat!Cinnamon Brown Sugar Cookie Advent Calendar
So many pockets- and they sure can hold quite a bit!DIY Advent Calendar from a Shoe Organizer
Using photos from Christmases past is a great idea for this countdown.DIY Advent Calendar Tree
How different is this!? And so colorful and fun.DIY Christmas Bulb Advent Calendar
This is a great one for the younger kids.DIY Santa Christmas Countdown
Such a beautiful and modern calendar.DIY Scandinavian Advent Calendar
We’re always saving those empty toilet paper rolls for something….DIY Toilet Paper Roll Calendar
This one is so easy to do and it looks beautiful too.Easy DIY Paper Bag Advent Calendar
Classic black and white scheme! You could tape these on the wall if you wanted.DIY Free Printable Christmas Calendar
Get as creative as you want with these little pockets.Library Pocket Advent Calendar
I love the look of these blue mason jars with the candy canes and twine!Mason Jar Advent Calendar
A muffin tin is a perfect size for little candies and toys, or special messagesMini Muffin Tin Christmas Countdown
Burlap is a huge trend at Christmas- and you can find lots of fabulous ribbons out there.No Sew Burlap Advent Calendar
This one is super unique. I can see the kids playing with the buildings all month long.Paper City Advent Calendar
I really do think this is one of the most simple countdowns you can make!Super Simple Advent Calendar
Think of all the different scrapbook papers you can use, or free printables for this one.Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar
This is one of our advent calendars that we have been using for years, but I am excited about trying out one of these new ideas and changing things up this holiday season.
I hope you guys liked these DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas! Enjoy the time with your friends and family as you countdown to Christmas this year.