Get into the festive spirit with our fun and creative Christmas countdown ideas for kids. From DIY advent calendars to holiday crafts, we’ve got plenty of ways to make the wait for Santa exciting and educational. Bring the magic of the season to life with these fun advent calendar ideas, holiday traditions, movie marathons, and more!
Our Favorite Christmas Countdown Activities
The goal of these DIY holiday activities is not just to count down the days until Christmas, but to create lasting memories and establish holiday traditions that your kids will look forward to year after year.
Missed December 1st? There’s no need to worry. Simply jump in any day and countdown until Christmas morning!
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More Christmas Activities
Kids of all ages love to play these fun activities. Get ready for hours of family fun with these fun games:
- Christmas Worksheets for Kids
- Christmas Bingo
- Holiday Photo Bingo
- Christmas Would You Rather Questions – spark interesting conversations at your Christmas party with this easy activity.
- Christmas Scavenger Hunt – a fun way to get kids moving to locate Christmas items.
- Christmas Pictionary – a fun Christmas game that puts your drawing skills to the test.
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