Online Advent Calendars

Sam has been asking if we can do the Norad advent calendar again this year. 
Reminded me I promised to share some of the online advent calendars I know. 
When Sam was younger I found we could pretty much cover everything with advent calendars. Found them perfect for helping maintain a feeling of ‘doing something’ and focus when excitement, a packed calendar and the inevitable seasonal bugs turn normal routines on their head. Or for those who could benefit from a spell of deschooling but don’t want to let go of all structure.

Haven’t found a good one of literacy but we have so many Christmas story  and poety books it’s always been easy to tick that box.

I’ve only include ones that look like they are up and working this year. Suspect more will come on line in the next week so worth watching Fb pages of sites of interest.


Primary Maths

Secondary Maths

Christmas Science hand on


RI usually do a video one, can’t find one for 2017 yet but looks like 2016 and 2015 still work.


Liverpool Museums



Project Britain – learn about Christmas in a different country everyday


Exploring Nature with Children – link takes you to supply list, calendar will be blog posts


Explore works from the Tate collections


This is an app , has a piece of classical music every day.


Norad advent calendar – games

Ones to Print

Random Acts of Kindness

I can’t miss these colouring ones as they have been such a big part of my life for years. Have to be a member now for them now. Activity Village colouring calendars.

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