Count down the days until Valentines day with one of these fun DIY advent ideas and if you are in need of Countdown activity ideas click here for our complete list of fun ideas.
Countdown Jars – Purchase a clear jar at your local big box store or thrift store and use scrap paper and ribbon to decorate it with a Valentines day theme. Use slips of colored or white paper to write out various activities to do and place in the jar allowing your kids to choose one out each day.
note: to control which activities you do each day, replace the activity wit a number then create list of activities that you can tell you children which activity that number is for the day in other words the numbers really have nothing to do wit it just give your kids a feeling of fun that they are doing activity #___ which means ice skating or baking cookies or making cards etc.
Countdown Bags – Purchase mini lunch bags or even use regular size lunch bags and number each one with the numbers 1-14. Then write different activities to do on slips pf paper and place them inside the paper sacks sealing them to be opened on the right count down day.
Countdown Envelopes- Purchase red or pick envelopes and number each one with the numbers 1-14. Then write different activities to do on slips pf paper and place them inside the paper sacks sealing them to be opened on the right count down day
DIY Advent countdown from Canvas home basics – . Click here for complete instructions.
Countdown to Kisses from Infarrantly Creative. Click here for complete how to instructions.
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