Check out these free printable Christmas Advent Calendar designs for an easy, fun-filled Christmas countdown.

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Looking for a quick easy advent calendar idea? One you can print off and use without expense or stress.  Then you’ve come to the right place.  We’ve got a whole host of free printable Christmas advent calendar ideas for you to explore.  You’re bound to find a countdown calendar to suit!

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Santa Beard Countdown

Santa Beard Countdown

This creative calendar lets you add a cotton ball to Santa Claus’s beard every day, until his beard is full and fluffy for his Christmas Eve.  It’s a perfect activity for kids of all ages but the littlies will love it the most.  No messy kids; all you need is the Santa Beard Christmas countdown, cotton balls, and a glue stick. 

2. Colour-In Advent Calendars

Christmas Colouring Advent Calendars

Christmas Colouring Advent Calendars

Unleash that inner artist!  The Christmas season is the perfect time to channel creativity.  And what a great way to entertain kids away from the screen too, or indeed just find some quiet time for yourself!  We’ve created three advent calendar pages to colour in.  A simple fun activity to welcome the holiday season.

3. Christmas Movies Advent Calendar

Jolly Festive's Christmas Movie Advent Calendar

Christmas Movie Advent Calendar

Gather the family around the living room for a fun way to countdown to the big day. Our Christmas Movies Advent Calendar offers a selection of classic and modern holiday films, making each evening a cosy and heartwarming experience. It’s an annual tradition you’ll never want to stop! 

4. Advent Calendar of Family Activities

Advent Calendar Activities Printable Tags

Activity Advent Calendar Printable Tags

The holidays are all about spending time together.  And this is the perfect advent calendar to keep the festivities on track.  Use our free printable advent activity cards to create a countdown of fun activities.  Then spend the advent season working through the list! 

From baking Christmas cookies to singing Christmas songs or going out to see the Christmas lights … there’s a bucket list full of holiday adventures waiting to be enjoyed.  A wonderful way to ensure you spend quality time together with the whole family.

5. Young Children Activity Calendar

Young Children Activity Advent Calendar Cover Page

Young Children Activity Advent Calendar

Got little ones full of festive energy? Our Young Children Activity Calendar provides a fun Christmas activity for each day of the countdown. 

Specifically aimed at toddlers and pre-schoolers, this young children’s advent calendar is packed full of little holiday challenges for them to complete.  It’s ideal for that in-between age; when they’re old enough to want their own advent calendar but not so old that they care about Christmas calendars of chocolates or small toys.

6. Advent Calendar of Jokes

Christmas Jokes Advent Calendar

Christmas Jokes Advent Calendar

Add a little pinch of laughter to your holiday season with an Advent Calendar of Jokes. Starting from December 1st, get ready to chuckle your way to Christmas day with a daily dose of holiday humour.  The perfect calendar for a time of year when everything can be a little overwhelming and busy.

7. Book Advent Calendar Diary

Book Advent Calendar Diary

Book Advent Calendar Diary

For those who cherish the joy of reading, a Book Advent Calendar is a must-try. 24 excuses for a snuggle and read – a perfect Christmas tradition!  And whilst of course the books are not free printables, we’ve created a cute advent calendar template book diary for you to complete so you can keep track of each day’s Christmas story.  Plus we’ve got loads of ideas for different ways to enjoy your Christmas countdown of festive reads.

8. Reverse Advent Calendar

Reverse Advent Calendar Food Bank Box Full Of Donations

Embrace the true meaning of Christmas with a Reverse Advent Calendar. Instead of receiving, you’ll give an item each day to create a hamper donation for your local food back.  Use our free download donation list to help fill your hamper with the items that will be most appreciated.  An amazing family tradition for Christmas time.

9. Kindness Advent Calendar

Kindness Advent Calendar

Kindness Advent Calendar

Spread holiday cheer throughout the month of December with random acts of kindness.  Our Kindness Calendar shares ideas that will surely brighten someone’s day.  But we’ve also created a free DIY advent calendar template for you to complete with your own good deeds if you’d prefer.

10. Mindfulness Advent Calendar

Mindfulness Advent Calendar

Mindfulness Advent Calendar

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the festive season, take some time for yourself with a Mindfulness Advent Calendar. Each day, you’ll find a gentle self-care exercise to help you remember to carve out space for you at this busy time of year.

Download Your Favourite Calendar

With a whole host of options available, these free Christmas advent calendar printables are an excellent way to infuse the holidays with fun, excitement, and meaningful activities.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy fun advent activities with loved ones, an easy way to spread Christmas cheer, or simply to have a blast as you countdown to Christmas day, there’s free printable calendars for everyone!

A Couple Of Quick Tips

Do remember all our calendars are for personal use only. And don’t forget to click “shrink to fit” on the pdf file to adjust to your printer paper size.

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