39 Christmas Countdown Activities for Kids and Families

The anticipation for Christmas is huge for both kids and adults as we countdown the days until the BIG day finally arrives. 

Here are 39 Christmas countdown activities to enjoy with your kids as you wait for Christmas day! 

Cut Down a Christmas Tree 

Skip the tree lot this year and go to a Cut-Your-Own tree farm! Your kids will love choosing and cutting down their own tree! 

Decorate Christmas Cookies 

You can’t have a list of countdown to Christmas activities without including making Christmas cookies! 

Make Red and Green Popcorn 

We did this fun advent activity one year, and it was a lot of fun. 

Make Christmas Cards 

Get your paper, markers, glue, and glitter and make some fun Christmas cards to send to family and friends.  

Make Luminarias 

This is a Mexican tradition of lighting the walkways during the holiday season. They are simple to make with brown paper bags, sand/kitty litter, and a tea light. 

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