Christmas Countdown

Christmas Countdown craft

Kids draw a surprise behind each door of this calendar. Every day seems like Christmas as they get closer to the holiday.

  • 1.

    Use Crayola Scissors to trim off the flap of a recycled file folder.

  • 2.

    Use Crayola Metallic FX Crayons to draw a Christmas tree, or some other holiday symbol, on the front. Draw 25 doors to represent the days in December leading up to and including Christmas.

  • 3.

    Number the days and decorate the doors with Crayola Washable Markers.

  • 4.

    Open the file folder. Use scissors to cut each door on three sides.

  • 5.

    Glue a sheet of construction paper to the inside back of the folder with a Crayola Glue Stick. Glue the inside edges of the folder closed on the construction paper.

  • 6.

    Inside each door, draw or write a holiday surprise, sentiment, or tradition. Close all the doors.