Or countdown for any other occasion!
This would be fun to make and give to friends too--help
the excitement last all month!
Candy--or small toys!
12 Toilet paper rolls...or other cardboard tubes
Rubber stamps numbers/ink
Small hair elastics
Cardboard for the backing
Apparently, this is a pretty standard tp roll size.
I ran some tape around it and rolled it onto each roll.
(I actually made a second calendar without the paper and it still looks fabulous!)
They aren't perfect, but no worries!
About 4 inches in diameter.
to stamp all the numbers on the tissue paper.
You could just write it with a marker if you want.
Gathering and creasing the tissue paper slightly.
...and repeat 23 more times!
to fit 24 tp rolls, your cardboard will be about
Just wrapped the top of it like a present.
on hanging up your advent calendar.
of hot glue around the tp roll opening.
of the tube...or get hot glued inside...
press it on the backing.
One at a time, holding up the board and pressing it on carefully.
My kids are so eager to poke through all these little holes!
I think this will help with stability, but it looks cute too!
Tie it off with a big bow!
the kids can take turns poking their finger through the tissue paper...
Easy to make and lots of fun!
Here's some other ones we've done.
We did a service one 2 years ago...
And my daughter made a felt one too!
Do you do advent Calendars?