Advent calendars are not just for the thrill of the treat, there are great learning opportunities too!
1. Learning to be patient and wait for something exciting is an important thing for small kids to learn.
2. Number recognition is an crucial early math skill.
3. Counting up and down to 25 is a great milestone for your little kindergartener.
4. Taking turns if you are sharing a calendar is a special sibling ritual that all kids should know.
momstown crafty moms really got creative with these five ways to create your own DIY Advent Calendar this year. Here are five great ways to countdown to Christmas with the kids;
Advent Calendar using baby socks
Advent Calendar from a muffin tin
Advent Calendar with left over Halloween candy