Planning Advent calendar ideas with activities or treats for every slot can be a big task. Over the past few years, I’ve developed a system that works well for our family. I’ve turned it into a free printable organizer. It will help you plan fun yet easy activities for any Advent calendar.
Planning Advent Calendar Ideas
Planning Your Advent Calendar Ideas – Step 1
It’s not hard to map out all your Advent calendar ideas. To download a 2016 calendar and worksheet, enter your email address below. You’ll receive it at the email you provide. You’ll also get an invitation to join my newsletter to get weekly-ish updates and occasional subscriber-only freebies.
Planning Your Advent Calendar Ideas – Step 2
|Don’t print this one! You’ll get a better image (and 2016 update) from the pdf file above|
Planning Your Advent Calendar Ideas – Step 3
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