REESE'S Advent Calendar Craft

REESE'S Advent Calendar Craft

Craft a sweet countdown to the holidays with this DIY Advent calendar idea. It's easy to assemble, and you can customize the look of this Advent box to match your holiday décor.


You'll Need

  • REESE'S Miniatures or REESE'S Bells
  • 12-inch square gift box
  • Green pipe cleaners
  • Number stickers
  • Decorative craft paper
  • White craft glue or hot glue gun with glue sticks


  • Cut 5 sections of pipe wire the same width as the inner dimension of box.
  • Cut 3 sections of pipe wire the same length as the inner dimension of box.
  • Cut 28 2-inch by 3-inch rectangles out of decorative craft paper. Glue in a grid to the inside of the box, making the tall side vertical and the short side horizontal.
  • Glue pipe wire sections in box to form grid as pictured.
  • Glue numbers from 1 to 24 sequentially in each square to represent the days of the month. Place a holiday wrapped candy in each square.
  • Count down to the holiday as you remove a candy each day!
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