One year we made a simple paper advent calendar and wrote different book titles on the back to read each day. It was a fun time to look forward to and snuggle.
I came across another Advent calendar I wanted to share. It's on Natalia's blog, Make Monthly.
It would be perfect for children because it allows them to open a small box each day. And they follow the directions inside. The thrill of opening gifts never ends!
Read all about it here.