Yay!
They are finally ready :o}
I am so excited to be sharing these with you. I have been using Advent Calendar cards for our Christmas Countdown for a few years and last year I showed them on the blog. I was not able to share those due to the terms of use of many of the little graphics I used being for personal use only.
I am happy to report I can make these ones available to you! Yay!
There are: 
14 printed cards
and 4 blank cards
The activities include:
Bake some yummy Christmas cookies
Christmas movie night
Go and look at Christmas lights
Make Reindeer Food
Write a letter to Santa
Think of 10 things we are thankful for
Leave a gift under the Wishing Tree
Go and visit Santa
Leave out cookies and milk for Santa, and food for the Reindeer, too
Do some Christmas crafts
Read some Christmas stories
Sing Christmas carols
Give to Charity
Enjoy hot chocolate together

+ 4 blanks cards
I laminated ours so they’ll last.
{including the blank ones – so I can use a whiteboard marker and reuse them}
I used this Christmas Activity Calendar to help me work out which days are best for which advent activity. It does mean being really organised about December but since it is so busy and the calendar fills up early it is easy for me to see which day would be best to go and visit Santa and which day I block off for a ‘home day’ so we can do crafts etc. The last thing I want to do is stick the “Christmas Movie Night” card in a pocket for a day that it is just not going to happen.
Of course when something needs changing it’s easy, this just helps me see everything in one place.

You can download your own calendars from here. :o}
Last night, after working out everything using the calendar, I placed all the cards in the corresponding pockets of our advent calendar {pictured at the very top} and placed some other treats in some of the pockets, too.

Some days don’t have an activity card and just have a little treat or tiny gift. This year I’ve done some hair clips, lego men, mini bubbles, little chocolates, baby gingerbread men and some little peppermints.
I also reuse some of the cards {like the Read a Christmas Story and Do some Christmas crafts} and just put them back in the pockets for another day because we do those things a lot more than once!}
I hope you enjoy these Advent Calendar cards and that they help bring some joy into your home this Christmas!

Hi there!! If you’re here to download the Advent Activity Cards, please check out this updated post here which includes links to the original advent card set and an additional set! Thank you and I hope they help make your Christmas beautiful x

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