101 Days of Christmas: DIY Advent Calendars

  I love advent calendars -- from the classic cardboard cutout with chocolate hidden behind each of the 25 tabs to this handmade felt advent calendar (#8) that I've been dreaming of making for years now! Last week I shared this fun advent chain printable with you. This week, I have 9 more creative DIY…

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101 Days of Christmas: Popcorn Garland

I'd never made popcorn garland before this, but it's really a fun activity for older kids, and you can use it to decorate inside or to leave a treat for your feathered friends outside! Rather than making a plain garland, we added dried cranberries to ours to add a pattern with a pop of color.…

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101 Days of Christmas: Handprint Calendars

Although we haven't done one in a couple years, one of the most popular gifts we've given our parents and grandparents were these handprint calendars. With 4 little ones and 8 sets of grandparents / great-grandparents, they became a little too time-consuming to keep up with every year, but I think we'll probably do them…

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Easy Candy Cane Reindeer Craft

These easy candy cane reindeer can be added to gifts, handed out at school parties and family get-togethers or incorporated into your holiday decor. Supplies: candy canes brown pipe cleaners, cut in half small googly eyes red pompoms Instructions: 1. Wrap half of a pipe cleaner around the top of the candy cane, twisting tightly…

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Handmade Ornaments to Make with the Kids

Every year we make a homemade ornament for our girls' grandparents and great-grandparents. This Christmas, we are making these swirl paint glass DIY ornaments, but I'm definitely bookmarking the rest of these for future years! 1. DIY Felt Ginger Cookie Ornaments, Creature Comforts 2. Reindeer Handprint Ornaments, Mommy Gaga 3. Popsicle Frame Nativity Ornament, Country Girl…

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Handprint Calendars (FREE Printables + Lots of Ideas)

Although we haven't done one in a couple years, one of the most popular gifts we've given our parents and grandparents were these handprint calendars. With 4 little ones and 8 sets of grandparents / great-grandparents, they became a little too time-consuming to keep up with every year, but I think we'll probably do them…

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