Journey Through Advent to Christmas

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An Advent Calendar for Busy Families

by Margaret Bateson-Hill

Want to do something different this Advent? You might find this resource helpful.

Before Advent, make your own Advent calendar with a long piece of string and pegs, hanging up all the things you make – photos, pictures, maps, names.

  • Paper
  • Crayons
  • Map of your town/country/world find one online, or draw one

To help plan the activities with the children, you can download the at-a-glance poster version: PDF icon Advent Calendar Red with Star one page.pdf

You can also print at home the A5 version: PDF icon Advent calendar A5 folded.pdf

If you are looking for more inspiration, you can read Margaret's blog posts too:

Advent WreathAdvent CalendarsCarolsThe Nativity Play


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