With no Christmas decorations and warm weather in India, we needed something to make the holiday season seem more real. We didn’t have many supplies, so I went with a classic construction paper chain. Construction paper is perfect for this craft. I used cardstock last year and the chain links kept popping open. Colored printer paper would also work well.
I cut the paper into strips width-wise. Maggie helped write a number on each one.
Then we glued them into rings in a chain. I don’t recommend using a gluestick, even on construction paper, but we don’t have any tape. Once our chain was finished, I realized we didn’t have anywhere to hang it, so I stuck it on the curtain rod for now.
Here are some more crafty Christmas countdown calendar ideas from Mommysavers members.