"Experiences" rather than "things" in an advent calendar. LOVE.

25 fun things to do as a family during Christmas

While He Was Napping: {Printable} Kid's Christmas Countdown Jar

Homemade Advent Calendar with family activities for each day of waiting. (at the hello knitty blog)

Free Printable Random Acts of Christmas Kindness Calendar for Kids!

DIY Random Acts of Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar, Part 2 - Includes ideas and printable cards.

Pinterest, you make my life so easy this year. So glad to have discovered you. 100 printable Christmas advent activity cards

25 Days of Advent

Christmas painting

Christmas tree for toddler to decorate, un-decorate, decorate..

Creative: Eleven Cute Advent Calendars (Now this is MY kind of advent calendar: Advent Tea Calendar 25 Grey and White by Red Red Completely Red, via Etsy)

free printable verse from When you rise to help focus on the MAIN THING for CHRISTmas

holiday ideas

2012 - ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas Schedule!

I like this alternative to "Elf on the Shelf" - the Christmas Angel performs acts of kindness each day of Advent.

Just add ribbon to a Christmas sign.. And there you go Card Holder!!! Love - Click image to find more Holidays & Events Pinterest pins

Advent Activity Ideas

Minute To Win It Christmas Party - 8 party games for a fun and competitive holiday group. CLick through to see instruction cards and photos of the activities.

handmade christmas tags. Just a snowflake punch and some paper tags. lovely! The little drops of glitter add the perfect touch.

advent

Countdown to Christmas - schedule of 2012 Christmas shows and movies on stations from Hallmark to ABC.