christmas countdown

On this, the last day before December, we want to share a darling junior sized Christmas countdown chain, just like we used to make as little girls. We debated an advent calendar, but all our kids are four or younger, and trying to keep those mitts off twenty-five tiny presents is almost laughable. This paper chain is a lot less headache and you can personalize each link with a holiday activity, act of service, or even a little love note.

Tori of That Pair of Crutches (a must read, darling blog, and also an Etsy shop, enter SMALLFRY for 15% off) whipped up this free printable for us and we know you’ll love it, too!

Here is what’s included in the download, click “download” at the bottom of this post to access the file. If you’d like to make the links a more standard size, print double the amount of link strips and connect them together, easy enough! We just love anything mini, and this goes for our countdown chain as well.

Christmas Countdown Printable 1

 Small Fry Christmas Printable 2

Small Fry Christmas Printable 3

Read or Shop That Pair of Crutches

Also, congrats to Paige Young and Lindsay of Run Lucas Run for winning the pairs of Freshly Picked moccasins via Brickyard Buffalo! Email us your addresses and we’ll get them sent right over!


  • Victoria / Justice Pirate
    November 29, 2012 at 6:17 am

    I am going to do this with my boys! yey! thanks.

  • Rachel Anne
    November 29, 2012 at 7:01 am

    This just made my morning and helped me plan the afternoon’s activities! Thanks!

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  • Carla
    November 29, 2012 at 8:05 am

    What a great idea to keep it simple with advent this year. Excellent design, Tori!

  • Sarabell
    November 29, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    I love it! My mom used to make such fun Christmas countdown chains with my brother and I as kids! I saw recently where someone made one with velcro so it can be re-used over and over again. Not a bad idea either!

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  • Jamika
    April 20, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    Greetings! Veryy helpful advice witrhin this article!

    It is the little chqnges that produce the biggest changes.
    Thanks forr sharing!

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