What a darling Gingerbread house....but it is also a Christmas countdown calendar (See the roof) The Gingerbread house itself can be purchased Here Get all the directions by clicking Here.
If you lift each flap, there is a different Christmas prompt. A little something fun and festive to help you and your family get in the holiday mood. You will find some great ideas for these on the web site. Very Cute! Click Here to get the details
Let's count down the month of Christmas by turning over a card with a family photo on the other side. What fun! This one you'll want to start right away. Would be fun to use past Christmas photos, but any will do. You'll find a complete supply list and tutorial Here
What a cute box. We've found a discounted source for the box. Here's what it says: on the site about this Karen Foster 3D Count-down box :
Sturdy cardboard with a high gloss white finish. Features 25 drawer/boxes with finger notches and a sheet of countdown number stickers. Each drawer measures 1.5"x1.5"x1.5". Countdown Calendar Dates on back of package shows dates for upcoming holidays. Decorate the outside of each box and fill them with candies, trinkets, toys, etc. Use your Countdown Calendar to get excited for important days such as holiday, birthdays, anniversaries, vacations, weddings, and more! Measures 8"x8.5"x1.75") It is only $14.88. I've seen them elsewhere at 29.99.
Tag #1, Tag #2, Tag #3, and these tags are red and cute Tag #4 You can also purchases these tags at office supply stores.
Glue magnets to a round wreath form and also to the bottom 24 small favor tins. Each day a tin is taken off and the surprise/present inside is found. Christmas Count-Down BHG
Here's a fun way to display the boxes you've painted and put numbers on for a count-down calendar. Get a large frame, place a backing in it and glue the boxes to the backing and you've got your countdown. Fill them with treats, gifts or paper with fun activities.
What a cute Christmas Countdown Garland! As you empty each box and turn it around it will eventually spell Merry Christmas. The boxes are sturdy slide boxes and can be used year after year. Find it on Etsy Here
Christmas countdown blocks do the same thing as a larger countdown calendar but they are so much easier to make and take up less space. Get all the directions plus supply list on the Little Bird Secrets site
You may have seen the countdown calendar that is built upon a cookie sheet. This one is so cute. Want to know how to make it? Click Here to get the details
Use snowflakes for your Christmas Advent Calendar. Write a cute message/activity on the back of each one along with a number. Get all the info Here
FOUND: A link for the free Christmas countdown tags shown above. Check out the fabulous colors and fonts on the tags-Use them to create your own Countdown Calendar using some of the ideas above. Click Here for free Christmas countdown tags