Countdown to Christmas07:30
I can not believe that it's almost December, and then all of the fun of Christmas truly begins. Even though we start thinking about Christmas a bit early, the real countdown starts on the first of December, and this year (for once!) we're going to be ready!
Elf Countdown to Christmas Tradition
Elf on the Shelf (buy from Amazon US / UK)
Advent Calendars to Countdown to Christmas
And the kids are really lucky this year because they are also each getting a toy advent calendar to open up each day. Ethan is Lego mad so he will be so excited to see the Lego City Advent Calendar (buy from Amazon US / UK) and Ivy is going to love this Playmobil Advent Calendar (buy from Amazon US / UK).
And I am hoping that we can still do an activity advent calendar like we do every year, even though Ethan is at school now I'm hopeful that we can fit in some Christmassy fun like baking and crafting after school as much as possible throughout December.
If you are looking for a calendar that you can reuse each year, we love this Wooden Countdown to Christmas calendar from Melissa and Doug (buy from Amazon US / UK)
Decorate the house
We will also write letters to Santa and visit Santa as soon as we get the opportunity to, we need to make sure that he knows what the kids want for Christmas and that we know what we can leave out for him on Christmas Eve.
Take a peek at some of our other Christmas crafts, games and activities!
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