Children love to count down the days to Christmas. This free printable calendar incorporates line tracing, number tracing, coloring, cutting and pasting.
Advent calendars are a fun way to build up anticipation for Christmas day while also teaching children about the different symbols and customs associated with the holiday.
To use this free christmas tree advent calendar printable cut out the decorations provided on page 2 and stick to the tree. Some other ideas such as using a dot a dot marker for each day, gluing pompoms, rinestones or stickers can make the countdown even more enjoyable.
You can also use an Advent Calendar as a tool for learning more about other religions and cultures. For example, an Advent Calendar can be used to explore the different customs and beliefs associated with Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or other holidays celebrated during this season. With a little creativity, you can even link the numbers on the calendar with folded notes on which you have written activities for each day leading up to Christmas!
No matter how you choose to use it, an Advent calendar is a great way to get into the spirit of the holiday season. Advent Calendars are also an excellent way to promote charitable giving during the holidays. You can encourage children to donate items or money to people in need during the time leading up to Christmas. This is a wonderful way for kids to learn about compassion and generosity while also freeing up space in their rooms for their new Christmas gifts!