DIY Advent Calendar

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It’s December 1st, which means it’s time to put up the Advent Calendar.

I came across the above bags while shopping at Ikea last year. They are super cute and I knew that I could string them up above a doorway in the kitchen. Plus, they are reusable.

The boys love coming down each morning to see what’s in the bag of the day. (Which is usually a small piece of candy saved for after school.)

You can make your own Advent Calendar by purchasing small paper bags from a craft store (with or without handles), a piece of twine or string, and hooks or clothes pins.

Don’t have a place to hang them? If you have a large wall, consider pinning them to the wall in the shape of a Christmas tree.

Already have an Advent Calendar? Share what you put in yours in the comments section below.