Adding an advent calendar to your holiday traditions is a fun and festive way to build excitement and enjoy the season with your family. 

80+ Fun, Fast and Frugal Christmas Advent Calendars

Advent Christmas Tree

Probably the easiest way to incorporate your advent calendar is to just put it on the tree!

This really is no effort whatsoever.  Follow the link to print out the simple and classic calendar.  Frame it and mark the days in dry erase marker.  Now you have no excuse.

Minimalist Printable Black and White Countdown

Cookie Tree Calendar

Grab some cookies from Ikea (they come with holes to use as ornaments!)  Use icing to write the numbers and ribbon to hang from a tree or branch.  Now just eat a cookie a day!

Post-It’s make a great calendar, since each one is already a box.  Just decorate one side and write an activity on the sticky side, then stick them to the wall in a grid shape.

Sticky Note Advent Calendar

Paper Chain Scripture Advent

This printable chain couldn’t be more simple.  Just print, and loop together.  Each day, take one down and read the scripture on it.

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