Copyright 2016 Nicole Love. All rights reserved. Copyright 2016 Nicole Love. All rights reserved.

I wanted something that was easy for kids to take ownership of, and did not rely necessarily on mom's help, so I created this simple kids' countdown for the Advent season. I tried to make it completely kid-doable so that busy (sick, tired, well-intentioned, etc.) parents can print and go with it very easily.

I know what it's like to keep life simple and as easy as possible to get through a day, a week, a season. It's been a few years since I have looked forward eagerly to Advent and Christmas. Hopefully this little bit helps you and your kids no matter what's going on in your life.

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Download the full 2016 Advent calendar, all ready to print and color.

Download the blank calendar template and let your children make their own.

Read more articles in our 2016 Advent Guide.

Advent Guide 2016 ( Photo copyright Christine Marciniak. Used with permission. All rights reserved.


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About the author: Nicole Love is a Roman Catholic homeschooling mom to four stair-steppin' children. She blogs about bits of my faith, living the liturgical year, homeschooling, snippets of life, and meandering thoughts at