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The Easiest Homemade Advent Calendar

By: Maggy from
The Easiest Homemade Advent Calendar
The Easiest Homemade Advent Calendar
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You can buy everything you need for The Easiest Homemade Advent Calendar at a dollar store. If you want to make a Christmas countdown craft but don't want to spend a lot of money or time, then this is the DIY advent calendar for you. All you have to do is line up numbered Christmas-themed paper cups with clothespins on a string. Then fill the cups with treats, notes, or toys and stuff with tissue paper. It's so simple that even the kids can help if they want. It's the easiest way to count down to the big day.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts


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This is a wonderful idea. Not because it's cute, which it is, or easy, which it is or inexpensive which it also is. I have 4 grand kids and trying to get even a tiny treat in a little calenders opening is hard when you have to put in four every day. These cups will hold them just fine. THanks force sharing this great idea


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