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Posted on 2008-12-05

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Craft Project: Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar 12242 views
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Here is another advent calendar, this one requiring a little more crafting skills -- making it perfect for your older children.

Materials & Tools

13 empty toilet paper rolls
Scissors
Craft glue
Construction paper
Acryllic paint and brushes, optional
Black permanent marker
Small pieces of wrapped candy
Poster board


Directions

1.Cut each of the toilet paper rolls in half. Paint them or cover them in construction paper

2.Trace around the end of one of the rolls on construction paper 50 times. Cut out the circles.

3.Glue a circle onto one end of each roll of toilet paper. Let dry.

4.Put a piece of candy in each roll.

5.Glue a circle onto the other half of the roll.

6.Use the black markers to label the rolls #1-25.

7.Arrange the cups from 1-25 on the poster board. You can do this in rows or in a Christmas shape, such as a Christmas tree or a candy cane.

8.Glue the bottom of each one down to the poster board

9.On each day of the month of December, let your child peel off the circle covering on the top end of the roll and enjoy their candy treat.


 

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