If you are looking for some fun and creative or religious advent ornaments, this post has so many great ideas! From felt advent ornaments and wooden advent calendars with ornaments to Jesse Tree advent ornaments and other religious advent ornaments, this post has an idea for everyone!
With Christmas coming closer with each passing day, I’m in planning mode. Big time. It is top of my to-do list to start making a fun 25 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar of activities and scriptures and things for us to do each day of December.
I’ve done this in the years’ past and always find our December is much more fun and exciting when we have a clear plan for what days we are going to do which activities.
Because, without a plan, we often don’t end up doing some of our favorite Christmas traditions, like setting up our children’s nativity set, reading children’s Christmas books that focus on the Savior, coloring nativity coloring pages, buying a new nativity Christmas ornament, dressing up in nativity costumes to act out the Christmas Story, setting up a Christmas tree, going Christmas caroling at a nursing home, doing some anonymous gifting, and so much more!!
Many people love doing fun advent calendars! There are about a million ways to do an advent calendar. I have shared multiple different types of advent calendars you can create or buy like toy advent calendars, nativity advent calendars, and several unique advent calendars. Each is different, serving different purposes.
I think those, most people have a simple advent calendar they reuse year after year that features advent ornaments or little drawers or other compartments. They pick out their own advent calendar fillers, gifts, treats, scriptures, or activities annually and individually and stuff them into each little drawer or write on the back of an advent ornament or something.
Today, I wanted to share some advent calendar ornament ideas with you! These ideas include advent ornaments to make each day leading up to Christmas, some are mini advent ornaments for an advent calendar displayed in your home, some are to be placed on your own regular Christmas tree. I tried to find ones that used a variety of different materials, from wood to felt to paper. I found several great paid version, and lots of great DIY homemade advent ornaments to make yourself or with your children.
I hope you’ll enjoy this list and find exactly what you are looking for so you can enjoy your countdown to Christmas!
Unique Advent Ornaments
Sparkly Ornament Advent Calendar Tree from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs.
Chalkboard Ornament Advent Calendar from Major Hoff Takes a Wife.
Numbered Advent Boxes Ornaments from Lauren Conrad.
DIY Scratch-Off Advent Ornaments from Danya Banya.
DIY Ornament Advent Tree from Classy Clutter.
Make an advent calendar with ornaments from World Market.
Wooden Advent Calendar with Hanging Ornaments
I love this wooden advent calendar with hanging ornaments on a tree from Kurt Adler!
Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar with Magnetic Ornaments
The Queen’s Treasures Little House on the Prairie® Wood Holiday Advent Calendar with Star Ornaments
Felt Ornaments for Advent Calendar
Felt advent ornaments are perfect for little hands to play with and manipulate! I loved the following options and ideas:
Christmas Tree Fabric Advent Calendar with Velcro Ornaments
I love these Mini Felt Advent Ornaments from Imagine Our Life!!
Advent Jesse Tree Ornaments and Names of Jesus Advent Calendars
I am not super familiar with what a Jesse Tree is, but what I have read about it, it seems pretty great! Another unique way to countdown to Christ’s coming by reviewing what other prophets have prophesied about his coming! Pretty awesome!
Here are some fun Jesse Tree Advent Ornament ideas as well as other Jesus-centered advent ornaments and Bible advent ornaments (there are loads more online, but here are a few good ones I found):
Redrock Traditions Bible Story Jesse Tree Ornament Set with Metal Holder
DIY Jesse Tree Ornament Kit for Advent from Inspired Traditions
Jesse Tree Ornaments crafts and explanations and other daily suggestions from DymphnaSong.com.
If you love to craft, and want to craft and create each day with your children or grandchildren leading up to Christmas, you should check out the Truth in the Tinsel advent ebook!
Truth in the Tinsel is a 24-day countdown to Christmas. Each day you and your children read a passage of Scripture from the Bible, make a simple ornament and talk about God’s Word together. At the end of Advent, your child will have a tree full of handmade ornaments and they will be able to tell the whole Christmas story!
Similar to the Truth in the Tinsel is the Housewife Eclectic’s Christ-Centered Advent Ornaments (Free Printables) which also has you creating unique ornaments each day that focus on the Savior.
Printable Catholic Saints Advent Ornaments from Catholic Icing.
Free Printable Name of Jesus Advent Ornaments from The Crafty Classroom.
Names of Jesus Advent Ornaments from Arabah Joy.
Names of Jesus Christmas Advent Bulbs from School Time Snippets.
Advent Ornament Printable
If you just want printable advent ornaments that you can color and customize as you wish, or that are free and easy to make at home, then check out the following options:
These printable advent ornaments from Oriental Trading feature the alphabet and a corresponding Bible verse and coloring for little kids!
Free Printable Advent Ornaments for Kids from Happy and Blessed Home.
Free Advent Ornament printable from Confessions of a Homeschooler.
If you still aren’t finding exactly what you are looking for, definitely check out the many options on Etsy!! Many shop owners will customize things or take special orders too!
Whatever ornament advent calendar you choose (or non-ornament advent calendar even), I hope you’ll enjoy creating memories with your families and making Christmas so much more than just a day to give and receive gifts! There are so many great things about this time of year to think and celebrate and do. Have fun!