REESE'S Miniature 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.



  • 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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