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Hanging Advent Activity Calendar

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Craft a sweet countdown to Christmas with this DIY Advent calendar. It’s easy to assemble, and the activities on the back of each card are a perfect way to start new holiday traditions.

You'll Need

  • Hanging chalk or cork board
  • Twine
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Medium tipped marker
  • 25 small
    Paper bags
  • Hershey Holiday Candy (your favorite)
  • Clothespins

Directions

1

Lay the chalk or cork board flat and space twine evenly in five rows. Use the hot glue gun to fix the twine in place.

2

Print and cut out the 25 activity cards. Use the marker to number each one from 1 to 25 and write a fun holiday activity on the back!

3

Fill the paper bags with a few pieces of your favorite Hershey’s holiday candy, like REESE’S Bells, HERSHEY’S Peppermint Bark Bells, or KISSES Milk Chocolates in Holiday Foils.

4

Fold the opening of each bag down and use a clothespin to clip each bag to an activity card and the twine. Repeat with all bags until each is attached to the calendar.

5

Take one down every day to count down to the holidays with a piece of candy and a fun activity.

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