DIY Advent Calendar Ideas for the whole family!

Christmas is coming and we thought it would be great to post some ideas for filling homemade advent calendars. These are some of our favourite choices for 24 days of filling fun.

For the Kids:
  1. Stickers
  2. Mini Play-Doh
  3. Match Box Cars
  4. Beads
  5. Rub-on Tattoos
  6. Skittles
  7. Bubbles
  8. Toothbrush
  9. Fun Stamp
  10. Glow Sticks
  11. Mini Ornament
  12. Chap Stick
  13. Erasers
  14. Crayons
  15. Mini Note Pad
  16. Popular figurine
  17. Trolls
  18. Gingerbread Cookies
  19. M & M's
  20. Fridge Magnet
  21. Hair Clips
  22. Mini Lego Set
  23. Pencils
  24. Mini Candy Canes
For Teens:
  1. Ear Buds
  2. Playing Cards
  3. Cool Shoestrings
  4. Bandana
  5. Gloves
  6. Lip Balm
  7. Bath Oil Balls
  8. Travel Size Toiletries
  9. Nail Polish
  10. Wash-out hair colour
  11. Silly String
  12. Tic Tacs
  13. Nail Clippers
  14. Body Scrubber
  15. Phone Charging Cord
  16. $5 Tim's Card
  17. Gum
  18. Bracelet Making Kit
  19. Toque
  20. Hair accessories
  21. Comb
  22. Chocolates
  23. Flash Drive
  24. Mini Photo Frame
For Dad:
  1. Fishing Lure
  2. Money Clip
  3. Pocket Knife
  4. Paper Weight
  5. Travel Size Toiletries
  6. Cool Disposable Razor
  7. Trimming Scisors
  8. Shower Mirror
  9. Car Freshener
  10. Gloves
  11. LCBO Samplers
  12. Shot Glass
  13. Hand Wipes
  14. Mini Kleenex
  15. Car Phone Cord
  16. $5 ITunes Card
  17. Eyeglass Cleaner
  18. Golf Balls
  19. Fishing Line
  20. Shoe Horn
  21. Nice Pen
  22. Breath Freshener Strips
  23. Letter Opener
  24. Favourite Candy Treat
For Mom:
  1. Lip Gloss
  2. Mini Kleenex
  3. Candle
  4. Essential Oils
  5. Phone Case
  6. Gloves
  7. Scarf
  8. Mini Hand Lotion
  9. Eye Liner Pencil
  10. Purse Hand Sanitizer
  11. Key Ring
  12. Cuticle oil
  13. Travel Size Toiletries
  14. Chocolates
  15. Mirror Compact
  16. Measuring Spoons
  17. Nail File
  18. Hair Ties
  19. Favourite Candies
  20. Travel Slippers
  21. Hair Brush
  22. Cool Paper Clips
  23. Travel Sewing Kit

 

There are a zillion great DIY advent calendar ideas on Pinterest and other sites.  Why not try something new this year and create your own re-fillable calendars that you can have Christmas fun with for years to come?  If you have any ideas that we haven't mentioned here, we would love to hear from you so we can add them to our future Blogs.

 

 

      

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