Friday, December 2, 2011

Traditional Advent Chain



Hang this advent calendar vertically next to the Christmas tree with gift 24 right at the top. Snip one gift from the bottom each day as you count down to Christmas day.
 
Tools and Materials
Wrapping paper
24 small gifts
Twine or thin ribbon
Rubber stamps or pen
Tags
 
Method
1. Wrap each gift. Tie each with twine, leaving several inches of twine at the top. Stamp or write numbers on tags, and tie them to the gifts.
2. Arrange the gifts in order from 1 to 24. Tie the loose twine on gift 1 to the twine on the bottom of gift 2. Continue, joining all 24. Hang the chain.

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