There are so many ways you can use these cheerful Christmas stockings! Make a DIY Advent Calendar, hang a double-sided banner, use as money or gift card pockets, put up a Christmas number line to 25, make colourful labels for presents, play a pairs matching game, decorate the classroom ...
Advent Calendar Printables
Lots NEW! If you are making your own Advent Calendar this year, you may want to explore our Advent Calendar printables here! We've got numbers for the front of your Advent Calendar, however you create it, as well as all sorts of printable inserts to put into it for the children to discover each day of December! Select from Advent activity printables, Christmas jokes, Bible verses and lots more!
Some of the most popular Advent activities at Activity Village are our Colouring Advent Calendars. They would make a lovely extra insert to your DIY Advent Calendar, too.
Advent is a lovely way to extend the Christmas period and make some real memories for your children, especially if you start your own Advent traditions and build on them every year.
This Advent Banner is a very clever idea - a mixture of a banner and advent calendar, as well as a potato printing activity, a painting activity, and a cutting and colouring activity! That makes it an advent calendar craft that ticks a lot of boxes!
Print out these Advent Calendar numbered slips ready to tuck inside your own Advent Calendars - but make sure you write something on them first!
These cheerful Advent Calendar numbers printable pages come in 3 different sizes - small (fitting on 1 page), medium (on 2 pages) and large (on 4 pages).
Here are 24 cheerful Advent Calendar printable activity slips, left blank for you to fill in your own activities each day before you slip them into your Advent Calendar for the kids to discover the next morning.
We've put 21 Christmas craft ideas onto these printable Advent Calendar activity slips, as well as some blanks. Cut them up and slip them into your child's Advent Calendar for some crafty fun before Christmas!
Print out these activity slips for your Advent Calendar and you will fill up the days before Christmas with lots of fun family memories!
Here's a third set of our Advent Calendar printable activity slips - and these are all about activities that you can do at home!
Cheer up the classroom with this lovely big set of numbers and words with which to count down to Christmas! Cut out the numbers and laminate for a long-lasting result, or just pin them up as they are.
These fun printable Advent lunch box notes are not only perfect for lunch boxes but also as a printable insert for home-made Advent Calendars.
These festive advent mini cards are the perfect size to pop inside any advent calendar that you fill yourself and are a great tradition to start with the kids. You could write challenges, fun Christmas activities or even an interesting Christmas fact on each card...
These pretty advent number strips are perfect to slip into the pockets on a fill-your-own advent calendar.
Try an advent calendar with a difference - an advent paper chain. It is fun for the kids to make themselves and is an economical - as well as decorative, alternative to the shop-bought advent calendars.
This printable Advent planner lets you plan 24 days of fun Christmas activities as you countdown to the 25th December. Simply think of a fun Christmas activity for each day of the planner (for example, read a Christmas story, make Christmas cookies, go ice skating, decorate the tree etc.).
These Christmas quotes bookmarks are perfect for stocking fillers or as a small gift for your family and friends on Christmas day. There are 24 of them, so they are perfect for tucking into a home made advent calendar, too! You could maybe leave one at each place setting for Christmas dinner?
These 24 gorgeous little Christmas lunch box notes feature some of our favourite Christmas quotes and make the perfect little message to tuck into a home-made advent calendar, pop onto a breakfast plate or tuck under a pillow - as well as making a lunch box special, of course!
There is nothing so special as a home-made advent calendar - and the best thing about them is that you can choose exactly what will go in them each day, personalising them to suit your family. But what will you put in them? We have lots of ideas to get you thinking below...