Advent Calendars: Fresh Ideas for Family Fun

Advent Calendars: Fresh Ideas for Family Fun

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Magic is here!

Let’s watch Harry Potter, listen to Jingle Bells and create the Christmas atmosphere.

This is our favorite time of the year! What about you?

You might have already have an advent calendar for December. If you don’t, how about making your own?

Do you have some Art Supplies at home? If not get some at Blick shop. Depending on the levels of your artistic skills, you may need pencils, watercolors, crayons, drawing paper or even some more serious mediums.

Such calendars usually start with the first day of December and last till December 24th or 25th. However, if it is too much work (or too late) we suggest making a calendar inspired by a traditional song “the Twelve Days of Christmas”.

There are twelve verses, each describing a gift given by “my true love” on one of the twelve days of Christmas. The twelve days in the song are the twelve days starting with Christmas Day to the day before Epiphany (5 January). The song was created in 1780.

Our idea is to give this calendar as a Christmas present, so that the person can open each “window” every day after Christmas. Inside could be some kind words, tasks or reference to the little gifts.











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